“Buddies” star Matthew Perry has revealed he has spent three months in hospital following surgical procedure to restore a ruptured bowel.
Final month, a spokeswoman for the actor, 49, mentioned he underwent an operation in Los Angeles and was “grateful for the priority and asks for continued privateness as he heals.”
On Friday, Perry tweeted to say he was nonetheless in hospital. It was his first tweet since March.
He mentioned,“Three months in a hospital mattress. Examine.”
A punctured bowel — or gastrointestinal perforation — can happen alongside any level within the wall of the gastrointestinal tract, together with the abdomen, small gut and enormous gut.
Signs embrace extreme stomach ache.
This isn’t the primary well being battle Perry has handled, which he has shared publicly along with his followers.
He has beforehand been fairly open about his struggles with alcohol and Vicodin dependancy.“I couldn’t cease,” Perry informed PEOPLE in 2013.
“At Phoenix Home, I used to be very moved by the hope that I noticed there, which is what that is all about. “Getting sober is a very onerous factor to do.”
Perry was additionally given the Phoenix Rising Award in 2015.
“I’m an award-winning alcoholic,” Perry informed The Hollywood Reporter. “I shouldn’t be getting an award; Phoenix Home must be getting an award.”
Perry discovered fame within the 1990s whereas starring as Chandler Bing in basic US sitcom Buddies.
Alongside Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc and David Schwimmer, Perry was some of the recognisable faces on TV.
Buddies led to 2004, however followers rejoiced when all 10 sequence have been dropped at Netflix in January this 12 months.
Perry beforehand mentioned he wouldn’t need to participate in a Buddies reunion as a result of it might “destroy” the sitcom’s ending.
A current trailer for a Buddies film Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry and David Schwimmer additionally despatched followers wild, however was later confirmed to be a hoax.
The fan-made video, revealed in January had greater than 4 million views and sparked extra hypothesis a couple of potential reunion. However no star from the unique solid has made a dedication to 1.
This story initially appeared in information.com.au.