David Schwimmer Dodges Friends Reunion Comment, Jokes 'Maybe Matthew Perry Is Pregnant'
Last week Matthew Perry posted a cryptic tweet in which he wrote, “Big news coming…”
This may be news to Matthew Perry.
While not giving away any information on the possible reunion, Schwimmer, 53, deflected a question about the Friends comeback by poking fun at a cryptic tweet posted last week by Perry, in which he wrote, “Big news coming…”
“I’m so glad I finally get to answer this question,” Schwimmer said on the BBC show, according to The Independent. “I honestly, I really wish I could confirm or deny. I can’t. There’s nothing official to report, unfortunately.”
He then jokingly added an explanation to Perry’s tweet: “Maybe Matthew Perry is pregnant.”
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Perry’s “big news” turned out to be his joining Instagram — the last of the six main Friends cast members to do so. He currently has 5 million followers after about a week of activity.
Jennifer Aniston, who’d made the leap to the social media platform months earlier, welcomed Perry, 50, to the platform, with a throwback post featuring an iconic scene from their beloved series.
“I’m shocked Matty is the last to join Instagram, considering he was a uh… umm… oh crap,” she wrote, alluding to the season 4 episode of Friends where Monica and Rachel end up losing their apartment after being unable to remember what exactly Chandler does for work.
“Oh! A computer processing TRANSPONSTER,” Aniston, 51, continued, dropping in the fictional job title that Rachel came up with for the bonus round question in the trivia contest.
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As for the reunion special, last week, multiple outlets reported that the six main actors from the fan-favorite sitcom — Schwimmer, Perry, Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow and Matt Le Blanc — could be offered more than $2 million each to participate in a one-hour, unscripted retrospective reunion special that would air on the upcoming WarnerMedia streaming service, HBO Max.
Deadline reported that the stars could be offered in the ballpark of $3 million to $4 million for the special, while a source told the Wall Street Journal it would be closer to the $2.5 million range.
Warner Bros. Television declined to comment.