‘Friends’ Fans React To Matthew Perry’s Engagement: ‘Finally a Thanksgiving Chandler Doesn’t Hate’

by Jeremy Spirogis
Matthew Perry as Chandler Bing in

Congratulations are to ensure that actor Matthew Perry, who obtained engaged in November 2020. The Friends star has by no means been married, and followers of the present have been fast to want him the most effective. A number of on social media even managed to attract a parallel between the actor and his character from the hit collection.

Matthew Perry starred in ‘Friends’

Matthew Perry as Chandler Bing in 'Friends'
Matthew Perry as Chandler Bing in ‘Friends’ | by Reisig & Taylor/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal by way of Getty Images

Perry started performing within the late ’70s. He starred within the short-lived sitcom Boys Will be Boys (initially titled Second Chance), Sydney, and Home Free within the ’80s and ’90s. Perry then landed his breakout position in Friends, starring as Chandler Bing, a sarcastic who loathed his regular 9-5 in business.

The actor starred alongside fellow Friends on the favored NBC collection for 10 seasons. While he stays finest identified for this position, Perry’s gone on to star in collection reminiscent of Studio 60 on the Sunset StripGo On, and a reboot of the ’70s sitcom The Odd Couple. He hasn’t been in a movie in additional than a decade however is at present filming the star-studded Don’t Look Up.

Chandler hated Thanksgiving 

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RELATED: All the ‘Friends’ Thanksgiving Episodes, Ranked

When many followers consider Friends, Thanksgiving involves thoughts. Every season of the collection encompasses a Thanksgiving episode. In the primary season, Chandler explains that he doesn’t have a good time it — not due to the day’s problematic origins, however as a result of his mother and father introduced their divorce over Thanksgiving dinner when he was a child.

Over the years, followers realized extra about Chandler’s aversion to the vacation. One 12 months all of them play soccer, and in one other, Chandler spends hours in a wood crate to show his loyalty to Joey. But in Season 5, his opinion begins to vary, as Monica tells him she loves him (with a turkey on her head).

News of Perry’s engagement broke on the vacation 

Perhaps Perry was influenced by his character to make a particular announcement about his personal love life on the November vacation in 2020. “I decided to get engaged,” he mentioned in a press release to People. “Luckily, I happened to be dating the greatest woman on the face of the planet at this time.”

Perry’s announcement delighted Friends followers in all places. “I am so happy for this guy,” wrote one on Instagram. “He deserves to be happy.” Another wrote, “Could we BE anymore excited?” quoting his character. “Finally a thanksgiving Chandler doesn’t hate,” added yet one more fan.

Who is Perry’s fiance, Molly Hurwitz?

People stories that Perry is engaged to Molly Hurwitz, a literary supervisor. They’ve been a pair since a minimum of 2018. In Touch reported in May that the pair had cut up up, only a few months after she shared a social media post welcoming Perry to Instagram. But it seems these rumors weren’t true.

Before Hurwitz, Perry dated a number of well-known Hollywood actors. He had brief relationships with Julia Roberts and Yasmine Bleeth, each of whom guest-starred on Friends. Perry additionally dated his Three to Tango co-star Neve Campbell and his Birds of America co-star Lauren Graham. He and Lizzy Caplan (Masters of Sex) have been collectively for six years.

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