Matthew Perry was 49 years old when his colon burst due to an opiate overdose. So he reflected on the difficulties of using a colostomy bag for nine months. The actor recently disclosed that he suffered a gastrointestinal perforation.
After spending two weeks in a coma on life support, doctors gave him a two-percent chance of survival. The Friends alum shared a passage from his upcoming memoir, Friends, Lovers, and the Big Terrible Thing. He describes waking up covered in his feces 50 to 60 times.
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He explains, “he was in bed next door with all over his face and body. It breaks when it breaks. You must hire nurses.” When the time came to remove his colostomy bag, he was horrified since the procedure had initially failed and had put an ileostomy bag in its place.
Better by ten times. 18, 19 times a day, you must deal with an ileostomy bag. The musician claims that he had surgery, which corrected everything. Since then, he has lived without a colostomy bag for a long time. Perry expresses his gratitude that his body has plenty of scars.
Perry admits that he burst into tears following his hospital stay when he first took his shirt off. Because he felt his life was ending. About 30 minutes later, Perry admits that he called his drug dealer to feel better.
He decided to try to become sober in a different rehab facility. This one was in Switzerland, where he almost passed away once more after stopping his heart for five minutes. Perry has been reluctant to say how long he has been sober.
What did Matthew Perry mention in the Interview?
He states that he was telling his tale to ‘help people during an interview this month since he is now very safely sober and free from the active sickness of alcoholism and addiction.
When he was 24 years old and had a significant role in Friends, his alcoholism was beginning to show. He said he could handle it. But by age 34, he had many difficulties.
What ups and downs did he face?
Perry acknowledges that at one point in his friends’ career, he used 55 Vicodin a day and weighed 128 pounds. but he “didn’t know how to stop.” He aged, and the sickness grew worse, his cast mates were understanding, and they were patient.
He counts each day instead of disclosing how long he has been sober. He claims that his therapist had warned him that if he ever used drugs again, he could have to live the rest of his life with a colostomy bag. The actor twice entered rehab.
In 2015, he was having experienced many ups and downs. Then you realize that it does nothing and leaves no gaps in your life.
It’s not a coincidence that Chandler is a man who uses humor to suppress his human emotional sentiments. But it would only take me so far. He completed his third rehab stay in May 2011. Also, it was to avoid relapsing.
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