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Matthew Perry “never realised” that there was a dark side to fame.
The 53-year-old actor became a household name when he was cast in the NBC sitcom ‘Friends’ alongside Jennifer Aniston, Matt LeBlanc, Lisa Kudrow, Courteney Cox, and David Schimmer in 1994 but in later years struggled with addiction and admitted that he ended up using alcohol as a mechanism for “hope”, even after “working hard” to achieve his dreams.
He told Sorted magazine: “‘Be careful what you wish for,” is a phrase that’s often aimed at me. Of course, my dreams were no different to those of billions of other kids out there,…