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Elizabeth Hurley Admits Matthew Perry Was A ‘Nightmare’ To Work With Before Seeking Treatment

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Matthew Perry was a “nightmare” to work with earlier than searching for remedy for varied addictions, supermodel Elizabeth Hurley admits. “I’ve very fond recollections of him,” the beautiful actress, 57, instructed Yahoo! Entertainment following the Buddies‘ actor’s revelations to Diane Sawyer about working on a 2002 film. “To be trustworthy, it was a nightmare working with him at the moment and, because it’s now identified, our film was shut down due to his dependancy. We have been in a power majeure and needed to all sit at house twiddling our thumbs for a while.”

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Liz Hurley and Matthew Perry in 2002. (Shutterstock)

Matthew, 53, and the Austin Powers magnificence memorably starred collectively within the 2003 comedy Serving Sara. However whereas selling his e-book Friends, Lovers, and the Big Terrible Thing: A Memoir, the Buddies star confessed that he’d been troublesome on the set of the movie. “It was shot in Dallas and I used to be doing Buddies on the similar time, so it doubled my workload,” he instructed Diane throughout a raw interview aired in October. “And I used to be flying on a non-public jet ingesting vodka out of a water bottle. I weighed 155 kilos, on my solution to 128 kilos. I really feel too sorry for that man, he’s going by way of an excessive amount of, and it’s me. And I keep in mind that, and I didn’t perceive what was happening. However once more, I’m sorry, and I’m so grateful to not be that anymore.”

Matthew Perry and Elizabeth Hurley
Matthew Perry and Elizabeth Hurley seem in a promotional nonetheless for ‘Serving Sara’ (Everett Assortment )

Hurley recalled that the movie’s director, Reginald Hudlin, was “pissed off” when the manufacturing shut down. “That was a bit powerful, however he got here again and he was fabulous,” she stated, including that Matthew needed to “revoice all the things” that had been beforehand filmed. Nonetheless, Elizabeth clearly appreciated the beloved sitcom star and had compassion for his plight. “It was powerful, clearly he was having a troublesome time, however he was nonetheless very charming and a beautiful particular person to work with,” she instructed the outlet for the November 9 interview. “However you possibly can see he was struggling for certain.”

Matthew’s e-book, which hit cabinets on November 1, contained numerous eyebrow elevating admissions, together with a propensity to steal pills from open houses, a blind hatred for Keanu Reeves and a secret crush on costar Jennifer Aniston.

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