Friends star Matthew Perry53, claimed to have kissed his Sydney coster, Valerie Bertinelli62, while her then husband, Eddie Van Halen, was left out next to them. The actor made the claim in his new memoir, Friends, lovers and the big terrible thingwhich will be released on November 1st. After the release of the extract by Page sixValerie took to TikTok to seemingly respond to Matthew’s post with a trend Taylor Swift song on October 26. During the clip, the “Anti-Hero” singer’s song beams: “It’s me, hi, I’m the problem, it’s me,” as the 62-year-old waves and covers her face in embarrassment. . “Anyone misbehaving in their 20s and early 30s? Are you mortified,” Valerie’s post reads.
♬ Anti-Hero – Taylor Swift
Although the Hot in Cleveland star didn’t publicly name Matthew, one fan commented on his claim, and Valerie responded with an embarrassed emoji. “It made me giggle.. I saw the Matthew story this morning! You have a [sic] impression girl!! Good for you!”, the follower wrote. A separate admirer wrote: “A perfect response from you.”
The Fools storm in actor recalled the memory in the excerpt and revealed that he had a huge crush on Valerie. “I fell in love with Valerie Bertinelli, who was clearly in a troubled marriage,” Matthew wrote. “My crush was crushing; not only was she way out of my league, but she was also married to one of the most famous rock stars on the planet, Eddie Van Halen.” The Hollywood heartthrob even shared that he would dream of her leaving Eddie, which she finally did in 2007. “It is important to point out here that my feelings for Valerie were real. I was completely captivated – I mean, I was obsessed with her and harbored elaborate fantasies about her leaving Eddie Van Halen and living out the rest of her days with me,” he added.
Later, Matthew got into the details about the alleged kiss. “As the night progressed, it was clear that Eddie was enjoying the fruit of the vine a little too hard, once again, and finally he just passed out, not ten feet from us, but still,” he wrote “It was my chance! If you thought I didn’t actually have a chance in hell, you’d be wrong, dear reader — Valerie and I had a long, extended make-out session. It happened – maybe she felt the same as me.”
After their allegedly passionate lip-lock, Matthew told Valerie that he had long dreamed of that exact moment. “I told her I had been thinking about doing it for a long time, and she told me right away,” he added. But once they were back at work on the set of Sydney, Matthew shared that the brunette beauty acted like nothing ever happened. He was horrified and glad that their show had failed. “The show was doing very badly, and I was so grateful that four weeks after that fateful night, Sydney was cancelled, and I don’t have to see Valerie anymore,” he concluded.