Celebrity·Posted on Oct 22, 2022Jennifer Aniston Confronted Matthew Perry About His Drinking — Here's What She Said"We know you're drinking."by Ryan SchocketBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink Matthew Perry is sitting down with Diane Sawyer for an exclusive interview about his struggles with alcohol and drugs. View this video on YouTube ABC / Via youtube.com The beloved Friends star is also sharing his truth in his upcoming memoir, Friends, Lovers and the Big Terrible Thing. ABC / Via youtube.com And being candid and transparent, Matthew said, was imperative. "Secrets kill you. Secrets kill people like me." ABC / Via youtube.com "At the time, I should have been the toast of the town," he said. "I was in a dark room meeting nothing but drug dealers and completely alone." ABC / Via youtube.com Matthew said he was taking "55 Vicodin," as well as Methodone, Xanax, and a quart of vodka daily. "I was in a coma and escaped death narrowly." ABC / Via youtube.com He also shared with Diane about the time his Friends costar, Jennifer Aniston — whom he calls "Jenny" — confronted him about his substance abuse. NBC Jennifer had said to Matthew, "We know you're drinking." Nbc / NBCUniversal via Getty Images "Imagine how scary a moment that was," Matthew said, getting emotional. ABC / Via youtube.com "She was the one that reached out the most," he said. "I'm really grateful to her for that." ABC / Via youtube.com As for his book, Matthew said, "It was important to me to do something that would help people." ABC / Via youtube.com And your book, this interview, and your story will help so many others, Matthew. Thank you for sharing. ABC / Via youtube.com You can watch Matthew's interview with Diane on ABC on Oct. 28. If you or someone you know is struggling with substance abuse, you can call SAMHSA’s National Helpline at 1-800-662-HELP (4357) and find more resources here.