2024 Oscars: ‘Friends’ star Matthew Perry honoured during emotional performance | Pro Hub of News

At the 96th Academy Awards, Matthew Perry, celebrated for his role in ‘Friends,’ was commemorated with a moving tribute alongside other prominent figures from Hollywood who passed away the previous year.

During the In Memoriam Honors segment, Andrea Bocelli and his son, Matteo Bocelli, performed “Time to Say Goodbye” while Perry and other notable personalities, including Chita Rivera, Ryan O’Neal, Tina Turner, and Tony Bennett, were remembered.

Perry, best known for his portrayal of Chandler Bing in the beloved sitcom, tragically passed away on October 28 at the age of 54. His family shared a heartrending statement with People Magazine, expressing their profound grief and acknowledging the immense impact Perry had on the world.

Fans of the actor took to X (formerly Twitter) to express their emotions, with many acknowledging the significance of Perry’s tribute at the Oscars. One user reflected, “Matthew Perry. Knew it was coming. Still hurts #Oscars,” while another confessed, “The Oscars paying homage to Matthew Perry. I’m SOBBING #Oscars.” The outpouring of love and remembrance highlighted Perry’s enduring legacy in the hearts of his fans.