Bruce Willis' wife addresses 'Awful' public fascination over Matthew Perry's death

Written by Henrik Rothen

Oct.30 - 2023 11:02 AM CET

Bruce Willis' wife addresses 'Awful' public fascination over Matthew Perry's death.

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Emma Heming Willis, wife of actor Bruce Willis, has voiced her concern over the public's intrusive interest following the death of Matthew Perry, well-known for his role as Chandler Bing in the sitcom "Friends."

The actor's passing over the weekend at the age of 54 has led to a wave of tributes and a keen interest in the circumstances surrounding his death.

According to Mirror, Emma Heming Willis, whose husband Bruce had collaborated with Matthew Perry on two films in the past, took to her Instagram Story to express her dismay at the level of public scrutiny.

She encouraged individuals to let Matthew "rest in peace" and highlighted her inability to comprehend the public's inquisitiveness around his death's details. Emma conveyed her lack of desire to hear the 911 dispatch call or know the autopsy report, stressing that such details were none of her business.

She criticized the "lookie-loo" and entitlement behavior displayed, calling it "god awful." Emma urged for respect towards Matthew Perry's memory and pleaded for giving his family and friends the grace to mourn without the surrounding noise.

The connection between Emma's husband, Bruce Willis, and Matthew Perry dates back to the early 2000s when they worked together on the film "The Whole Nine Yards" (2000) and its sequel "The Whole Ten Yards" (2004).

In these films, Matthew played the character of Nicholas 'Oz' Oseransky, while Bruce played his neighbor Jimmy Tudeski.

Emma's call for respect and privacy echoes the sentiments of those close to Matthew Perry, who are navigating through this challenging time of loss. As the public continues to mourn the beloved actor, the plea for decency and understanding serves as a reminder of the human aspect amidst the stardom and the headlines.

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