“I couldn’t be more single”

  • Matthew Perry opened up about the state of his love life on Andy Cohen’s SiriusXM radio show.
  • Perry joked that he “couldn’t be more single” and decided to stop using dating apps.
  • Last year, the “Friends” star called off his engagement to fiancée Molly Hurwitz.

We’ve learned a lot about Matthew Perry’s love life in recent weeks, thanks to his new memoir, where he detailed many of his past relationships, including his two-month relationship with Julia Roberts and his makeup session with Valerie Bertinelli.

However, channeling his “Friends” Chandler persona, the actor said that in comparison these days he “couldn’t be more single.”

While chatting with Andy Cohen on his SiriusXM radio show, Perry, 53, confirmed that after splitting from fiancée Molly Hurwitz, he hasn’t found love again.

Perry and literary executive Hurwitz, 31, started dating in 2018, according to People. The couple got engaged in November 2020 before calling it quits seven months later in June 2021.

While Perry mentioned in his interview with ABC News anchor Diane Sawyer last week that he once dabbled in online dating, he told Cohen he’s given up on apps for good now.

Matthew Perry Molly Hurwitz

The “Friends” star called off his engagement to fiancée Molly Hurwitz in June 2021.

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“Yeah, I’m leaving,” he said of dating apps Raya and Tinder. That’s not the way to meet people, I don’t think. I don’t know how to meet people, but that’s not the way to do it.

When asked if he would prefer to have a sober partner, the actor replied that it would be nice but not necessarily the most important thing.

“I wouldn’t like to be with someone who’s been drinking so much you can’t recognize them,” he explained. “But I don’t have any rules about it.”

Perry released his memoir, “Friends, Lovers, and the Big Terrible Thing,” on Tuesday, which highlights both his struggles with alcoholism and drug addiction and his stint on the hit NBC sitcom “Friends,” which lasted 10 years. seasons between 1994 and 2004.

In it, he also talked about having a crush on Jennifer Aniston, although he said he found his other female co-stars, Lisa Kudrow and Courteney Cox, equally attractive.

According to an excerpt shared by The Times of London, Perry wrote about “crushing badly” about Aniston, in particular. The two actors knew each other before “Friends,” and Perry said he was “immediately taken by her (how could I not be?) and loved her.”

“Our hellos and goodbyes became awkward,” he recalls. “And then I wonder, how long can I watch her? Is three seconds too long?”

Although the “17 Again” star wanted to be more than friends with Aniston, they remained platonic and moved past her crush. Perry also said that Aniston was the person who “reached out the most” during her battle with addiction.

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