‘Friends’ Star Matthew Perry Says He Beat Up Canadian PM Justin Trudeau


Conservatives opposed to the liberal policies of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau may dream of socking him right in his devilishly handsome face.

But "Friends" star Matthew Perry has actually done it.

In an appearance Wednesday night on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!," Perry, who grew up in Canada, claimed he went to school with Trudeau and "beat him up" during that time.

"[My friend and I] actually beat up Justin Trudeau. I don't know, I think he was excelling in a sport–it was pure jealousy," Perry said. "And we, you know, we beat him up. His dad was the prime minster of Canada, but I don't think that's the reason we beat him up."

"I think he was the only kid in school we could beat up," lamented Perry, whose mother once worked as a press aide for Trudeau's father, former Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau.

After Perry said that Trudeau did not have any type of special security as the child of the prime minister, Kimmel quipped that such a walloping "would never happen to Barron Trump."

Hayley Condon

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Hayley previously worked at IJR as a senior writer and social media editor. She is a 2015 graduate of Temple University.

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