Keanu Reeves was reportedly stunned by Matthew Perry’s obvious insult from his new memoir, Friends, Lovers and the Big Terrible Thing. The Pals star had surprisingly puzzled why River Phoenix and Heath Ledger handed away whereas Reeves has gotten to proceed residing.
“Keanu thought the feedback got here out of left area,” an insider for Us Weekly says. “It’s type of backfired on Matthew anyway, which is why he needed to apologize.”
Within the ebook, Perry wrote: “River [Phoenix] was a phenomenal man in and out — too lovely for this world, it turned out. It all the time appears to be the actually proficient guys who go down. Why is it that the unique thinkers like River Phoenix and Heath Ledger die, however Keanu Reeves nonetheless walks amongst us?”
Phoenix died of a drug overdose at 23 years previous in 1993, whereas Ledger handed away in 2008 because of an unintended overdose of medicines.
The references to Reeves didn’t cease there both. Later, whereas discussing Chris Farley’s loss of life, Perry added once more, “Keanu Reeves walks amongst us.” Farley additionally died of an overdose.
The feedback have been taken as a shock by many, contemplating how beloved the Matrix actor is and the truth that the 2 have by no means had a public falling out.
Perry ultimately apologized for the inclusion of Reeves within the context that he’s talked about within the ebook.
“I’m truly an enormous fan of Keanu,” Perry stated in an announcement. “I simply selected a random identify, my mistake. I apologize. I ought to have used my very own identify as an alternative.”
Pals, Lovers and the Massive Horrible Factor was launched on Tuesday, November 1. Within the ebook, Perry discusses starring on Pals, his historical past of drug and alcohol abuse, his relationship life, and extra.