Matthew Perry Says He Stole Pills From Strangers’ Open Houses: Interview – Hollywood Life


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Matthew Perry is laying it all out. In a new interview ahead of the release of his new memoir, he says his opioid addiction went to the next level when he started stealing pills from strangers’ open houses. In a clip you can watch HERE via The New York PostMatthew, 53, admitted Diane Sawyer in the Friday October 28 ABC interview that he needs 55 pills a day to sustain his dangerous addiction to prescription pills. “I had to wake up and realize I had to get 55 of them or I was going to be really sick,” he told Diane. “So I did all kinds of things, I had a bunch of doctors, and fake migraines, and all that stuff. I think the weirdest thing I did was on Sundays, I went to open houses, and to the bathrooms went into these open houses, and saw what pills they had there and stole them.”

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Matthew Perry (Dave Allocca/Starpix/Shutterstock)

He told Diane at the time, he rationalized the theft. “And I think they thought, ‘Well, there’s no way Chandler’s coming in and stealing from us,'” Perry said. Diane also addressed the subject of the actor’s drinking problem and talked about playing her co-star Jennifer Aniston confronted him. “And she says: ‘we know you drink’,” said Diane. “Yeah,” Perry admitted. “Imagine how terrifying a moment that was. And I said, ‘How? I thought I was hiding it so well.’ And she said, ‘We can smell it.’ But I was in no position to stop, you know? And that is what addiction is. But she was the one who reached out the most. You know, I’m very grateful to her for that.”

Matthew’s latest admission comes on the heels of several intimate revelations found in his forthcoming memoir, Friends, lovers and the great terrible thing, which hits the shelves on November 1st. His many confessions include feeling “unlovable” while dating Notting Hill star Julia Robertswith a deep crush on Jennifer before Friends premiere, almost dead after his colon burst due to drug overdose, went out in secret Cameron Diazand a strange preoccupation with Keanu reeves be alive


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