Matthew Perry will remove controversial section about Keanu Reeves from future copies of his memoir
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Matthew Perry says he will be taking a controversial section out of his memoir.
The actor opened up about his life in Friends, Lovers And The Big Terrible Thing and some people were quick to discover an odd part about Keanu Reeves.
He was discussing the concept of drugs and addiction when brought up the death of celebrities.
"Why is it that the original thinkers like River Phoenix and Heath Ledger die, but Keanu Reeves still walks among us?" Perry said in the book.
"River was a beautiful man inside and out and too beautiful for this world, it turned out. It always seems to be the really talented guys who go down."
Elsewhere in the book, he had another pop at Reeves while discussing the death of actor and comedian Chris Farley.
"I punched a hole through Jennifer Aniston's dressing room wall when I found out," he wrote.
"Keanu Reeves walks among us."
People were so confused by the random dig at The Matrix star and many were wondering where this feud came from.
But Perry has now revealed the sections won't feature in any copies that will be published from now.
He made the revelation during the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books at University of Southern California's Bovard Auditorium.
"I pulled his name because I live on the same street. I've apologized publicly to him.
"Any future versions of the book will not have his name in it."
He admitted he hasn't been able to express his apology in person, however that will be on the top of his mind if the two ever run into each other.
Perry has previously admitted he's a huge fan of Reeves and said he should have just used his own name instead of the Canadian actor's in the controversial sections.
Despite the memoir attracting some negative attention due to the random callout to Keanu, Perry said writing it was really helpful to his mental health.
At the same Los Angeles Times Festival of Books he said: "It came pouring out of me — the painful stuff, hospitals, rehabs, all of this stuff — it poured out of me.
"It went really quickly."
He said it was tough to read once it was all finished and thought it was a sad summation of his life.