Celebrities React to ‘Friends’ Star Matthew Perry’s Death at 54
Reactions and tributes are pouring in for actor Matthew Perry after his death at the age of 54.
The Friends actor was found dead in his hot tub Saturday (Oct. 28).
According to The Los Angeles Times, the actor’s body was found at his Los Angeles home around 4PM local time. Sources close to the case told the outlet that there was no sign of foul play, however, the Los Angeles Police Department’s robbery and homicide division will be investigating his death.
TMZ reports Perry returned home earlier in the day after playing pickleball for two hours. In the afternoon, he reportedly sent his assistant out on an errand.
When the assistant returned two hours later, he discovered Perry unconscious and called 911. Sources told the outlet that Perry was discovered in his jacuzzi, dead from an apparent drowning. There were no drugs reported on the scene.
Los Angeles Fire Department spokesperson Brian Humphrey told NBC News that first responders responded to an emergency call about a “water emergency" at 4:07PM.
Following the news of Perry's death, fellow actors and celebrity Friends fans shared their tributes to the star online, including Mira Sorvino, Piers Morgan and George Takei.
See reactions to the news, below.