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Friends creator issues apology for 'embarrassing' lack of diversity on sitcom

Friends co-creator Marta Kauffman has issued an apology for the 'lack of diversity' in the series 28 years on from its debut.The popular sitcom was a huge global hit throughout the 90s and into the early 00s after its 1994 launch, getting fans hooked from its first episode.But now Marta has admitted feeling that she is 'embarrassed' that she didn't make the show more inclusive at its inception due to the all-white main cast.READ MORE: Jennifer Aniston denies secret David Schwimmer romp after admitting to on-set crushSpeaking in an interview with the Los Angeles Times she said: “I’ve learned a lot in the last 20 years.“Admitting and accepting guilt is not easy. It’s painful looking at yourself in the mirror.
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Jennifer Aniston gives rare insight into Brad Pitt divorce during Ellen Show final episode
Friends star Jennifer Aniston, 53, opened up about her split from ex-husband Brad Pitt, 58, during the finale of Ellen DeGeneres’ talk show.The Hollywood star was married to the Fight Club actor for five years before they split and he began dating his now ex-wife, Angelina Jolie, 46.Jennifer returned to The Ellen Show 19 years after appearing on its very first episode in 2003.The Office Space star was Ellen’s first ever guest, and it was clear that the host, 64, was emotional to see her back on the sofa for one last chat. During their talk, Jennifer made a rare reference to her deforce from ex Brad, as the pair reminisced about their first interview nearly two decades ago. Sitting down with Ellen after the pair exchanged a hug, Jennifer asked: “Where does 19 years go? I don’t understand.”Reflecting on The Ellen Show’s debut, the presenter asked: “What do you remember? I remember vividly you being on the first show.She continued: “I want to talk about the ending of Friends - what did you do to deal with that?”Hit NBC sitcom Friends ran from 1994 to 2004, featuring Jennifer alongside her main co-stars Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry and David Schwimmer.Speaking candidly, Jennifer replied: “Well, I got a divorce and went into therapy.”Jennifer married Brad in 2000 but the couple divorced just five years later. “Then I did a movie called The Break Up,” Jennifer continued. “I just leaned into the end. “Let's make this a completely new chapter.
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'The hardest thing' Tom Selleck, 77, was 'scared to death' in Friends appearances
Tom was plunged in at the deep end with his first comedy role seeing him work with stars including Jennifer Aniston, Lisa Kudrow, David Schwimmer, Matt LeBlanc and Matthew Perry.However, he was clearly a hit with bosses as he appeared on three times as many episodes as originally planned.Though he was only scheduled for three appearances, he showed up nine times between 1995 and 2000."Courteney [was] a big help," he admitted, discussing how his co-star made him feel more at ease.However he pointed out that all of the main characters knew each other better than he did, due to their long-term roles."They obviously became friends in life as well as on the show - and it shows," he explained.However, he also described them as "an incredible group"."It was a wonderful place to work," he recalled of his time on the set.Tom also revealed that he learnt from the experience of being a newcomer among a well-established cast, harnessing his knowledge to help others in similar situations.For the past 12 years, Tom has starred as Police Commissioner Frank Reagan on the drama Blue Bloods."I try to relax the new actors because that's really hard to come on a show where everybody's up to speed," he explained.His experience on Friends was ultimately much more successful than his early beginnings in the industry, after his promising big break on Charlie's Angels in the 1970s ended in disaster."They fired me after the first episode," he told the world on the Drew Barrymore Show."They were trying to experiment with boyfriends for the Angels and I was gonna be Jackie Smith’s boyfriend [but] my part didn’t end up recurring."He also recently addressed his famous moustache, confiding: "Before Magnum, I worked most of the time without it."Maybe
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Met Gala 2022: Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas confirm second pregnancy on red carpet
Met Gala 2022 red carpet to confirm her pregnancy news, with husband Joe Jonas.The lovebirds, who share daughter Willa together, were rumored to be welcoming their second child together – but had remained tight-lipped over the speculation.However, appearing at the star-studded ceremony – held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art – the expectant mom addressed the rumors while also unveiling her baby bump in style.The Game of Thrones actress, 26, dressed her bump in a long-sleeved black, floor-length Louis Vuitton gown, complete with studded embellishments.She cradled her stomach as she posed for pictures with Sucker singer Joe, 32, by her side in a white and lace blazer jacket and black trousers.At one point, he proudly placed a protective hand over her bump before they made their way into the party together.Sophie and Joe were first linked in 2016 and have kept their romance firmly behind closed doors ever since.They tied the knot in a surprise ceremony in Las Vegas in 2019 and started their family the following year – but only confirmed their daughter’s arrival after she had already been born.The rumormill was sent spinning with speculation that they would be adding to their family once again but – true to form – didn’t speak on the reports publicly.The actress, who is set to appear in The Staircase very soon, gave a rare insight into motherhood in a new interview, explaining that giving birth had made her better at her day job.‘It’s made me a better actor, becoming a mother,’ she told the Wrap.Matthew Perry looks relaxed in rare public outing during break from writing tell-all bookDon’t Worry Darling trailer: Harry Styles sends fans wild in steamy first lookAmber Heard 'fires' PR firm ahead of testimony in Johnny Depp
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Met Gala 2022: Kylie Jenner serves bridal chic in huge wedding dress and baseball cap
Kylie Jenner turned the Met Gala red carpet into her very own chapel as she donned a white wedding dress for the bash.While the theme of the 2022 party was gilded glamour, the 24-year-old has never really been a stickler for the rules and put her own spin on proceedings.She showed up to the exclusive fundraiser in a huge Off-White ruffled gown, complete with short net sleeves.The Lip Kit mogul accessorized with a backwards white cap and a veil, adding a pair of strappy heels to the unique look.The mom-of-two has kept a low profile since welcoming her second child, a baby boy, with Travis Scott in February, but couldn’t miss the opportunity to dress up.Kylie was solo for the evening as her rapper beau – who she also shares daughter Stormi with – didn’t appear to be among the stars at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.Instead, she posed up a storm with sister Kendall Jenner, who donned a similar black outfit consisting of a see-through mesh top and flowing black skirt.The pair held hands as they posed at the top of the iconic staircase, reminding us of their orange and purple gowns from the 2019 party.It was a sister affair as Khloe Kardashian made her debut at the New York party in a stunning gold gown, with her black gloves giving us déjà vu of Kim’s Balenciaga outfit from last year.Kourtney also appeared on the red carpet at the Met for the first time, and was on the arm of fiancé Travis Barker for the night.They managed to forgo any PDA, instead going for a couple outfit for the evening – in reimagined tuxedo looks.Matthew Perry looks relaxed in rare public outing during break from writing tell-all bookDon’t Worry Darling trailer: Harry Styles sends fans wild in steamy first lookAmber Heard 'fires' PR firm ahead of
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Friends star Matthew Perry looks relaxed as he makes rare public outing during break from writing tell-all book
Matthew Perry kept things low key as he stepped out for coffee in a rare public appearance.The Friends legend – known to fans around the world for playing Chandler Bing in the all-time classic sitcom – sported a more casual look as he was seen out and about in Beverley Hills over the weekend.The 52-year-old star was spotted with ruffed-up hair and a slight beard and moustache rather than his typical clean shaven style.He was wearing a baggy grey t-shirt, dark sweat pants and white laceless trainers as he clutched an iced drink and walked to his car.He seen walking with a mystery brunette, having been spotted heading out for a McDonald’s last month.That outing marked the first time he was pictured in public since October 2021, when he was on a coffee run in Los Feliz, California.In his latest Instagram post last week, Matthew promoted the Friends Cast Collection with a snap of him showing off a t-shirt depicting the beloved pink bunny scene.Alongside the snap – which he’s shared a few times with different designs – he wrote: ‘The pink bunny is back!! The final drop of the Friends Cast Collection is here featuring our favorite moments from seasons 7-10.’And last summer, he posted a picture of himself beaming in a restaurant, which he captioned: ‘Happy days…’He might not have been seen much in public, but Matthew’s been busy recently after previously announcing plans to release his debut autobiography, titled Friends, Lovers and the Big Terrible Thing.The memoir promises to be a ‘juicy’ read, as the actor will treat fans to a candid insight into his colourful life and career, including his addiction battle and his time on Friends alongside Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, David Schwimmer, Matt LeBlanc and Lisa
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Texas Chainsaw Massacre actress Kathy Lamkin dies after ‘short illness’ aged 74
Deadline: ‘Kathy will be missed by her family and friends and left an impact on all she encountered during her life on this Earth.’Lamkin featured in a scene opposite Javier Bardem’s antagonist character Anton Chigurh in the American western No Country For Old Men – which won outstanding cast In a motion picture at the 2008 SAG Awards.The Texas native appeared in a number of TV shows and films in the 90s – from Miller & Mueller to Fools Gold – but it was her spectacular performance as The Tea Lady in the 2003 remake of The Texas Chainsaw massacre that caught everybody’s attention.She also starred in the 2006 prequel Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning.Lamkin went on to star in several movies and programmes between 1990 and 2014, including  Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, Waiting For Guffman, Confession, In The Valley Of Elah, and The Heartbreak Kid.She also had roles in notable TV shows including Malcolm In The Middle, My Name Is Earl, Nip/Tuck, Bones, and Boston Legal.She made her last appearance in the 2014 short film Chimeras.Miley Cyrus' mum Tish 'files for divorce from husband Billy Ray'Friends’ Matthew Perry takes break from writing book to grab McDonald’s with female friendKim Kardashian packs on PDA with Pete Davidson as they enjoy ‘late night snack'The late actress also taught theatre arts at Codwell Elementary School in Houston, and served as a producer on a number of short film productions.Lamkin is survived by her husband of 52 years, Stephen L. Lamkin, her daughter Kati, her son Greg and her grandchildren Benjamin and Morgan.Got a story?If you’ve got a celebrity story, video or pictures get in touch with the Metro.co.uk entertainment team by emailing us our Submit Stuff page – we’d love to hear from you.
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Friends star Matthew Perry takes break from writing ‘juicy’ memoir to grab McDonald’s with female friend
It’s a relief to know that even Matthew Perry can’t resist indulging in a cheeky McDonald’s. The Friends actor took a breather from his busy schedule writing his anticipated memoir to spend time with friends last week. On Friday, Matthew, 52, was pictured arriving at a friend’s house in Pacific Palisades, California alongside a female friend. It appears to have been their second destination after clearly making a pit stop at McDonald’s earlier, as the actor was seen carrying a drink from the fast food chain, while his mystery brunette friend took charge of carrying a large bag of food. Matthew hasn’t been pictured in public since October 2021 when he emerged for a coffee run in Los Feliz, California. However, it’s no surprise he has been undercover the past six months as Matthew previously announced he’ll be releasing his debut autobiography, titled Friends, Lovers and the Big Terrible Thing. The memoir promises to be a ‘juicy’ read with Matthew set to offer a candid insight into his colourful life and career, including his addiction battle and, of course, starring in iconic sitcom Friends alongside Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, David Schwimmer, Matt LeBlanc and Lisa Kudrow. Announcing the book on Instagram, Matthew said at the time: ‘So much has been written about me in the past. I thought it was time people heard from me.‘The highs were high, the lows were low.
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