Matthew Perry is about to publish an autobiography.
The “Friends” alum said he was preparing to publish his own memoir because he felt it was time for him to tell his own story “straight from the horse’s mouth.”
He told People magazine: âThere has been so much written about me by others in the past. I thought it was time for people to hear it straight from the horse’s mouth. case, the horse’s mouth being me. “
Deadline was the first to report that Matthew had signed a seven-figure deal with Flatiron Books, a division of Macmillan, for future memoirs.
The post does not yet have a title, and it will be released at the end of next year.
Megan Lynch, publisher of Flatiron Books, will edit the autobiography and told Deadline: âWe need humor, we need catharsis and we need to agree on something – and the extraordinary story. of Matthew, told with his unmistakable voice, is that thing. Matthew’s book has unparalleled potential to bring people together, which seems particularly galvanizing at this time of isolation and division. “
It is not yet clear what part of Matthew’s life his book with cover, but earlier this year he reunited with his “Friends” co-stars – Courteney Cox, Jennifer Aniston, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc and David Schwimmer – for a highly anticipated special on HBO Max.
The special revealed a number of behind-the-scenes secrets from their time on the show and showed the cast remembering being a part of the hit series.
Speaking ahead of the broadcast special, Matthew spoke of the show’s lasting legacy, saying, âHe was a funny character, not a funny one at the right time. jokes at the right time. They didn’t make jokes on OJ Simpson. They made jokes on people and people are going to come back again and again and watch this. “