Jennifer Aniston’s agony over Matthew Perry: ‘I should have done more’

The world was rocked last week when news broke that Matthew Perry had passed away aged just 54 – with his Friends co-stars among those

left devastated by the tragic loss. The actor, who famously played funny-guy Chandler Bing, was found dead in the hot tub at his home. And

while he’d struggled with alcohol and painkiller addictions for years, Matthew was said to be sober at the time of his death, and the cause was still unknown when heat went to press.

Jennifer Aniston, wearing a dress by Giorgio Armani, arrives at the Shrine Civic Auditorium in Los Angeles for the 9th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards. (Photo by Kurt Krieger/Corbis via Getty Images)

As the tragic news hit headlines, fans and famous faces alike took to social media to share their memories of the star. Among those were Matthew’s fellow Friends co-stars, Jennifer Aniston, 54, Lisa Kudrow, 60, David Schwimmer, 57, Courteney Cox, 59, and Matt LeBlanc, 56, who told fans they were “devastated” at the “unfathomable loss”.

And now, our source says the group are supporting each other through the heartbreak, while wishing they could have done more to help their friend. “Jen, Courteney, Lisa and the boys are grief-stricken,” says our source.

“They can’t believe he’s gone so soon and are desperately saddened they couldn’t do more, and that they hadn’t stayed as close. Right now, it’s all so hurtful and raw.”