How Keanu Reeves Reacted to Matthew Perry’s Memoir Digs at Him

Keanu Reeves was not anticipating Matthew Perry‘s digs towards him in his memoir, a supply solely reveals within the new subject of Us Weekly.

“Keanu thought the feedback got here out of left subject,” the insider says. “It’s type of backfired on Matthew anyway, which is why he needed to apologize.”

The Pals alum, 53, shocked readers together with his shade at Reeves, 58, in Pals, Lovers, and the Massive Horrible Factor. In a number of sections of the guide, Perry referred to The Matrix star in a seemingly unfavorable gentle.

“River [Phoenix] was an attractive man inside and outside — too lovely for this world, it turned out. It at all times appears to be the actually gifted 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?” the Massachusetts native wrote whereas addressing the demise of their mutual buddy.

Keanu Reeves and Matthew Perry.
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Perry took purpose at Reeves once more whereas discussing Chris Farley’s December 1997 demise, including, “I punched a gap by way of Jennifer Aniston’s dressing room wall once I discovered [about Farley’s death].”

He famous within the part: “Keanu Reeves walks amongst us.”

Following backlash, the 17 Once more actor issued an announcement, saying, “I’m truly an enormous fan of Keanu. I simply selected a random title, my mistake. I apologize. I ought to have used my very own title as a substitute.”

Within the memoir, which was launched on Tuesday, November 1, Perry additionally claimed that he made out with Valerie Bertinelli whereas she was nonetheless married.

“Valerie and I had a protracted, elaborate make-out session. It was occurring — perhaps she felt the identical approach I did. I advised her I had thought of doing that for a very long time, and he or she had stated it proper again to me,” the creator detailed earlier than recalling how the Meals Community host, 62, “made no point out” of the alleged encounter the next morning. “I rapidly received the trace and in addition performed the function I used to be speculated to, however inside I used to be devastated.”

Bertinelli, for her half, seemingly reacted to Perry’s claims when she took to TikTok final month to share a video of herself cringing and waving to Taylor Swift‘s music “Anti-Hero.”

“Anybody misbehave of their 20s and early 30s? Are you mortified?” she wrote within the clip as Swift, 32, sang, “It’s me, hello, I’m the issue. It’s me.”

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