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John Mulaney Reflects on Substance Abuse, Finds Connection to Matthew Perry’s Story

John Mulaney Reflects on Matthew Perry’s Addiction Battle

Comedian John Mulaney, known for his candid discussions about addiction and recovery, recently shared his thoughts on the late actor Matthew Perry’s struggle with substance abuse. While Mulaney did not personally know Perry, he revealed in an interview with Variety that he deeply identified with the actor’s addiction battle.

“Addiction is just a disaster,” Mulaney expressed, acknowledging the challenges that individuals face in dealing with substance abuse. Drawing an analogy, he likened life to a wobbly table, and the introduction of drugs to kicking the legs out from under that table, making it increasingly unstable.

Mulaney, who has been open about his own struggles with sobriety, emphasized his connection to Perry’s story, stating, “I really identified with his story. I’m thinking about him a lot.”

Matthew Perry, known for his role as Chandler Bing on “Friends,” passed away on October 28 at the age of 54. Perry had been a recovering drug addict and alcoholic, sharing his journey in his memoir, “Friends, Lovers, and the Big Terrible Thing.”

While Perry’s autopsy has been completed, the cause of death is still pending as toxicology results are awaited. Law enforcement sources have reported that no illicit substances were found at the scene, but prescription medications were recovered.

Mulaney, who has been sober since late 2020, has been vocal about his own path to recovery. He disclosed details of an intervention that led him to seek treatment in rehab during an episode of “This Past Weekend w/ Theo Von” in April. The comedian has been transparent about his journey, highlighting the challenges of maintaining sobriety and the impact it has had on his life.

As Mulaney reflects on Matthew Perry’s struggles with addiction, it underscores the importance of open conversations around mental health and the ongoing battle faced by many individuals dealing with substance abuse issues.

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Ruben Jay
Ruben Jay
Ruben Jay is an American broadcaster, media blogger, and podcast host. Currently, Ruben is the President of MultiMediaMouth.com and the executive producer and host of the popular podcasts You’re My Best Friend and ON AIR with Ruben Jay, exclusively on MultiMediaMouth.com. Follow Ruben on Instagram, Twitter, and Tiktok @TheRubenJay.

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