In a touching tribute during her Las Vegas concert, Adele honored the late Matthew Perry just hours after the news of his passing on October 28. The Grammy-winning singer dedicated her song “When We Were Young” to the actor, despite never having met him personally. She revealed that Matthew Perry’s iconic character, Chandler Bing from the beloved TV show “Friends,” played a significant role in her childhood memories. Adele shared how a friend’s spot-on Chandler impression brought laughter and joy during her younger years, making the character forever memorable in her heart.
Adele also took a moment to acknowledge Matthew’s personal struggles, which he courageously shared in his memoir, “Friends, Lovers and the Big Terrible Thing.” She praised his comedic talent and expressed her deep appreciation for the impact he had on her and many others. Matthew Perry’s untimely passing at the age of 54, due to an apparent drowning at his Southern California home, left fans and friends around the world deeply saddened. His family later released a statement expressing their heartbreak and gratitude for the outpouring of love and support from his fans, highlighting the joy he brought as both an actor and a friend.