Matthew Perry is opening up about his decades-long battle with dependancy, and the way Jennifer Aniston was the pal who actually stepped up and intervened.
The revelations are coming in his upcoming memoir, “Buddies, Lovers, and the Huge Horrible Factor,” and an interview with Diane Sawyer set to air on ABC on Friday, Oct. 28.
In a sneak peak of Sawyer’s interview with Perry, the 53-year-old “Buddies” star particulars his substance points like by no means earlier than.
“Secrets and techniques kill you,” Perry stated in the preview clip, obtained by E! Information. “Secrets and techniques kill folks like me.”
“On the time I ought to have been the toast of the city,” he added. “I used to be in a darkish room assembly nothing however drug sellers and utterly alone.”
Sawyer lists “methadone, Xanax, full quart of vodka” as Perry’s medication and booze of alternative, earlier than he provides “55 Vicodin a day.”
Later within the preview clip, Perry is requested about Aniston, who he calls Jenny, detailing a confrontation the 2 had on the peak of his dependancy.
Sawyer quotes Aniston as saying: “We all know you’re consuming.”
“Think about how scary a second that was,” Perry responds.
Perry added that Aniston’s assist was desperately wanted in his restoration journey. “She was the one which reached out probably the most,” he stated, including, “I’m actually grateful to her for that.”