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Friends' Matthew Perry reveals he's been in hospital for three months

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Last month actor Matthew Perry - who we know as Chandler from Friends - was admitted to hospital for emergency surgery.

At the time, a representative for the actor told The Daily Mail that he was rushed to a hospital in Los Angeles to repair a gastrointestinal perforation and that "he is grateful for the concern and asks for continued privacy as he heals." 

Now, the actor has taken to Twitter to confirm that he has actually been in hospital for three months!

His tweet alleges that he's been in hospital for longer than everyone originally thought.

The 49-year-old actor underwent gastrointestinal surgery after suffering a perforated bowel. The condition can be life-threatening. 

He has been open about his health struggles in the past, most notably when at the peak of his Friends fame in the late 1990s, he completed a course of rehab for addiction to painkillers.

He then went into rehab again in 2001, for addictions to Vicodin, methadone, amphetamines and alcohol.