Matthew Perry Lastly Reveals The Motive Why He Dumped Julia Roberts!

Matthew Perry had what nearly each man within the Nineties dreamed of: chemistry with A-list actress Julia Roberts.

However it all got here aside nearly as quickly as they obtained collectively again in 1996. And now, the previous Associates sitcom star is opening up about what triggered the short break up!

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After all, Perry has been within the headlines fairly a bit recently together with his new memoir Associates, Lovers, and the Huge Horrible Factor. That ebook was excerpted within the U.Okay. paper The Occasions over the weekend, as we’ve been protecting. And now, one other new excerpt lays out what occurred when Perry and the Erin Brockovich star first obtained collectively!

For starters, the 53-year-old sitcom alum defined how the connection took place early in 1996. It was then that Julia was supplied an opportunity to star in a post-Tremendous Bowl season two episode of Associates. However as the person who performed Chandler Bing defined within the excerpt, she would solely accomplish that if she could possibly be a part of Perry’s on-air storyline:

“Julia had been supplied the post-Tremendous Bowl episode in season 2 and she or he would solely do the present if she could possibly be in my story line. Let me say that once more — she would solely do the present if she could possibly be in my story line. (Was I having a superb 12 months or what?) However first, I needed to woo her.”


So, Perry started working. First, he despatched three dozen roses to the Fairly Girl star in an try and pique her curiosity and get the ball rolling on the present — and the connection. The 54-year-old film star responded nicely to that, however wanted extra:

“Her reply was that if I adequately defined quantum physics to her, she’d conform to be on the present.”

LOLz! That’s so random! And so troublesome!!

Perry defined within the excerpt how he used the following 24 hours to do no matter he might to study concerning the topic:

“The next day, I despatched her a paper all about wave-particle duality and the uncertainty precept and entanglement, and solely a few of it was metaphorical.”

Simply quantum physics, proper? Not prefer it’s difficult or something. LOLz! However from there, he was in!

Perry defined:

“Not solely did Julia conform to do the present, however she additionally despatched me a present: bagels. Tons and many bagels. … I did let her in, each figuratively and actually, and a relationship started. We’d already be a pair by the point we began filming the Associates Tremendous Bowl episode.”


Sadly, although, there’s a tragic ending to this story. The truth is, simply two months after Perry and Roberts first obtained collectively, he determined to finish issues with the Oscar winner.

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The Studio 30 on the Sundown Strip alum defined how his personal insecurities, somewhat than something Julia did or didn’t do, had been at fault for bringing down the connection so rapidly:

“Courting Julia Roberts had been an excessive amount of for me. I had been continuously sure that she was going to interrupt up with me. Why would she not? I used to be not sufficient; I might by no means be sufficient; I used to be damaged, bent, unlovable. So as a substitute of dealing with the inevitable agony of shedding her, I broke up with the gorgeous and sensible Julia Roberts.”

Satisfied Julia was “slumming it” by relationship him, the West Wing alum added this poignant observe about their break up:

“I can’t start to explain the look of confusion on her face.”


After all, a lot of Perry’s memoir offers together with his life-threatening substance abuse points and years-long troublesome battles with habit. So, clearly, the Roberts relationship stuff is a bit more light-hearted than most of it. However nonetheless, insecurity like that is no joke! It sucks that he didn’t really feel worthy. He was TOTALLY worthy!!!

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