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Matthew Perry has been seen for the first time since revealing he nearly died from an opioid addiction.

The Friends star, 53, looked healthy as he played pickleball with friends in Los Angeles on Friday.

Matthew’s sighting comes just one day after he detailed how his drug and alcohol addictions left him with a 2% survival after the opioids caused his colon to burst and left him in a two-week coma.

The latest: Matthew Perry has been seen for the first time since revealing he nearly died from an opioid addiction; seen on Friday in LA heading to a pickleball game

The latest: Matthew Perry has been seen for the first time since revealing he nearly died from an opioid addiction; seen on Friday in LA heading to a pickleball game

The TV star is set to sit down with ABC News anchor Diane Sawyer for an exclusive broadcast interview, airing Friday, October 28 at 8 pm EST on ABC;  It will be available the following day on Hulu.

Mathew was seen arriving with a pal to the court, rocking a black polo shirt and shorts, adding sunglasses and sneakers.

He headed to the court with his pals and was seen taking part in a friendly game together.

Mathew’s drug addiction revelation was revealed on Thursday during his interview with People Magazine, while he was speaking about his upcoming memoir Friends, Lovers and the Big Terrible Thing.

Focused: The Friends star, 53, looked healthy as he played pickleball with friends in Los Angeles on Friday

Focused: The Friends star, 53, looked healthy as he played pickleball with friends in Los Angeles on Friday

Staying active: He headed to the court with his pals and was seen taking part in a friendly game together

Staying active: He headed to the court with his pals and was seen taking part in a friendly game together

Matthew was on the same team as a female pal as they played against another friend

Seen with his pal

In the moment: Matthew was on the same team as a female pal as they played against another friend

The actor, who is best known for playing Chandler Bing on Friends, is now sober.

During his interview, he spoke about his decades long battle to rid himself of the disease of addiction.

Matthew had revealed that he to have 14 surgeries on is stomach and had to use a colostomy bag for nine months;  he said his stomach has a number of scars from the multiple surgeries.

His therapist told him he may have to use a colostomy bag for the rest of his life if he takes drugs again, something that keeps him from relapsing.

The actor did not disclose when he got sober but said he is ‘pretty healthy’ now and choose to ‘count each day.’ 

Out and about: The TV star is set to sit down with ABC News anchor Diane Sawyer for an exclusive broadcast interview, airing Friday, October 28 at 8 pm EST on ABC; It will be available the following day on Hulu

Out and about: The TV star is set to sit down with ABC News anchor Diane Sawyer for an exclusive broadcast interview, airing Friday, October 28 at 8 pm EST on ABC; It will be available the following day on Hulu

Mathew's drug addiction revelation was revealed on Thursday during his interview with People Magazine

While he was speaking about his upcoming memoir Friends, Lovers and the Big Terrible Thing

Sport: Mathew’s drug addiction revelation was revealed on Thursday during his interview with People Magazine, while he was speaking about his upcoming memoir Friends, Lovers and the Big Terrible Thing

The actor, who is best known for playing Chandler Bing on Friends, is now sober.

During his interview, he spoke about his decades long battle to rid himself of the disease of addiction

Well known: The actor, who is best known for playing Chandler Bing on Friends, is now sober

The actor also said he had to go to rehab 15 times in a bid to get clean; his first bout was in 1997 and then again in 2001 and in 2011.

During his interview, ‘The doctors told my family that I had a two percent chance to live. I was put on a thing called an ECMO machine, which does all the breathing for your heart and your lungs. And that’s called a Hail Mary. No one survives that.’

Adding: ‘I wanted to share when I was safe from going into the dark side of everything again.’

In sync: The actor also said he had to go to rehab 15 times in a bid to get clean

In sync: The actor also said he had to go to rehab 15 times in a bid to get clean

During his interview, 'The doctors told my family that I had a two percent chance to live'

I was put on a thing called an ECMO machine, which does all the breathing for your heart and your lungs. And that's called a Hail Mary. No one survives that'

Recovery: During his interview, ‘The doctors told my family that I had a two percent chance to live. I was put on a thing called an ECMO machine, which does all the breathing for your heart and your lungs. And that’s called a Hail Mary. No one survives that’

Arrival: Adding: 'I wanted to share when I was safe from going into the dark side of everything again'

Arrival: Adding: ‘I wanted to share when I was safe from going into the dark side of everything again’

Open book: Matthew spoke out his battle to People

Open book: Matthew spoke out his battle to People 

‘I had to wait until I was pretty safely sober – and away from the active disease of alcoholism and addiction – to write it all down. And the main thing was, I was pretty certain that it would help people,’ Matthew said.

The actor said his alcohol addiction began when he was 24 while starring on Friends, adding that he was ‘entrenched in a lot of trouble’ by age 34.

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Mathew revealed that at one time he was taking 55 Vicodin a day while on Friends, noting that he was down to 128 pounds but ‘didn’t know how to stop.’

He said that his co-stars on Friends ‘were understanding’ and ‘patient.’ 

During season nine, Matthew was sober; that was the year he also was nominated for Best Actor. 

He played Chandler from 1994 to 2004 on Friends alongside co-stars David Schwimmer, Matt LeBlanc, Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox and Lisa Kudrow.

The show aired for 10 seasons and made the stars household names. 

They reunited in 2021 – the first time after 17 years since the show ended – for a reunion special. 

Matthew’s memoir Friends, Lovers and the Big Terrible Thing is available on November 1. 

Friends: Seen with his castmates:  Lisa Kudrow, Jennifer Aniston, David Schwimmer, Courteney Cox and Matt LeBlanc

Friends: Seen with his castmates:  Lisa Kudrow, Jennifer Aniston, David Schwimmer, Courteney Cox and Matt LeBlanc 

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