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Matthew Perry hospitalized for three months

on September 16, 2018, 3:02pm

Matthew Perry was hospitalized for three months after undergoing gastrointestinal surgery to repair a gastrointestinal perforation (aka a ruptured bowel).

“Three months in a hospital bed. Check,” Perry wrote in a tweet posted Friday night.

As E! News notes, smoking and excessive alcohol use can cause gastrointestinal perforations. Perry has long battle an addiction to alcohol.

A source close to Perry told PEOPLE that Perry is in “good” condition and is “going home finally.”

The 49-year-old actor, best known for his role as Chandler Bing on Friends, most recently played Ted Kennedy in the mini-series The Kennedys: After Camelot.

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