Justin Trudeau challenges Matthew Perry to a fist fight

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau challenged actor, Matthew Perry, to a fist fight.
By Alex Bourque | Apr 03, 2017
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau challenged actor, Matthew Perry, to a fist fight.

TheFriends actor claimed that he and an elementary school friend beat up Trudeau in the fifth grade. The fight occurred when both notables were students in Canada. Perry describes himself as half-Canadian and when he beat up Trudeau, his father, Pierre Trudeau, was the Prime Minister of the country.

"My friend ... who was also in the fifth grade in Canada, reminded me that we actually beat up Justin Trudeau," claimed Perry during a taping ofJimmy Kimmel Livethat aired last month. "We both beat him up. I think he was excelling in a sport that we weren't, so it was pure jealousy. I think he was the only kid in school that we could beat up. You know, I'm not bragging about this. This is terrible. I was a stupid kid, I didn't want to beat him up."

Two weeks after the Perry revelation, Trudeau responded with hostility. His response did come on April Fools' Day, which led many to believe that he was only joking.

"I've been giving it some thought, and you know what, who hasn't wanted to punch Chandler? How about a rematch," tweeted Trudeau on Saturday, referencing the character Perry played on the popular 90's sitcom, Friends.

Perry has yet to respond to the tweet from Trudeau. Perry is currently acting on the television reboot of the sitcom,The Odd Couple.


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