The fact that Matthew Perry's substance abuse was not discussed during the Friends reunion seemed to make more than a few viewers uncomfortable.
Matthew Perry Made Things Uncomfortable At The Friends Reunion
"Friends" was, and is a cultural institution, and the lives of all six cast members have been the subject of tabloid gossip for decades. Even so, the reunion special contained several new revelations that die-hard fans might not have heard before. One subject that loomed over the reunion was Matthew Perry's well-documented issues with substance abuse. And to some, that made the entire special uncomfortable.