According to Matthew Perry, Julia Roberts agreed to do a Cameo on Friends only because her character has a story attached to Chandler Bing.
Perry sent Roberts three dozen flowers and a clever letter to “Charm” her into accepting the position at Marta Kauffman’s request.
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Thereupon, a daily fax-based three-month courting began. We communicated exclusively through fax. And there were hundreds of them, says Perry.
Further, he says, “three to four times a day, I would sit by my fax machine and gaze at the sheet of paper that progressively disclosed his next missive.” The faxes soon “turned romantic,” resulting in “five-hour” phone calls before the couple finally met in person.
There was a beaming Julia Roberts on the other side when I opened it. Perry recalls her Chandler-like reaction in the book, “I believe I was thinking, ‘Oh, that Julia Roberts.
From that moment, they got together immediately. They were already dating when Roberts appeared on an episode of “Friends” following the Super Bowl.
It had been too much for me to date Julia Roberts. I was always confident that she would end our relationship. Why wouldn’t she perform the task herself? He writes.
Perry continues, “I was damaged, crooked, and uncomfortable. It wasn’t enough; It could never be enough. I had severe difficulties that were the root of my former addicted behavior. I ended my relationship with the beautiful and clever Julia Roberts instead of tolerating the unavoidable pain of losing her.