Friends reunited? Perry becomes last star of sitcom to join Instagram
Matthew Perry has become the last star of Friends to join Instagram – a day after teasing fans about a possible reunion.
The actor, who played Chandler Bing in the hit US sitcom, was introduced to the social media platform by his former co-star Lisa Kudrow.
Kudrow, who played Phoebe Buffay in the show, shared a throwback picture of herself with Perry, along with the caption: “Finally!!! Yay!! Can’t believe my eyes MY EYES.
“Welcome to Instagram @mattyperry4 #friendsforlife.”
Perry has not yet posted any pictures but has a profile image of himself lying down with a smiley face balloon.
His arrival on Instagram came after he teased fans on Wednesday with a cryptic tweet, which many believed was about the highly-rumoured Friends reunion.
Perry, 50, tweeted: “Big news coming…”
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Big news coming…
— matthew perry (@MatthewPerry) February 5, 2020
There has been increased speculation about a revival of the hit sitcom – which starred Perry, Kudrow, Courteney Cox, Jennifer Aniston, Matt LeBlanc and David Schwimmer as a group of six friends living in New York – following its 25th anniversary last year.
The rumour mill went into overdrive once again when Aniston joined Instagram in October and shared a picture of herself with her former co-stars.
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Finally!!! Yay!! Can’t believe my eyes MY EYES Welcome to Instagram @mattyperry4 #friendsforlife
A post shared by Lisa Kudrow (@lisakudrow) on Feb 6, 2020 at 9:07am PST
However, Schwimmer recently said that he does not want to resurrect the characters, telling the Guardian: “I just don’t think it’s possible, given everyone’s different career trajectories.
“I think everyone feels the same – why mess with what felt like the right way to end the series?”
Friends co-creator Marta Kauffman also recently admitted that she does not know if the show’s long-rumoured reunion will ever happen.
She said in January: “I don’t know. That is the honest answer, I don’t know.
“People are talking about it, but I don’t know if it’s actually going to happen.”