Justin Trudeau calls out childhood classmate Matthew Perry: 'How about a rematch?'
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has grabbed a lot of attention lately. His visit to the United States was one of the most anticipated state affairs of the Trump presidency. But, Trudeau has been groomed for success since a young age due to his father also being the prime minister of Canada.
During a March 15 appearance on "Jimmy Kimmel Live," "Friends" star Matthew Perry revealed that he was a classmate of Trudeau's. Perry also admitted that he and a friend "beat up" the leader, stating, "I think he was excelling in a sport that we weren't, so it was pure jealousy." He continued, "I think he was the only kid in school that we could beat up."
On Saturday morning, while Trump was tweeting about "sleepy eyes Chuck Todd," Trudeau sent out his own tweet, writing, "I've been giving it some thought, and you know what, who hasn't wanted to punch Chandler? How about a rematch."
It seems that Trudeau watches "Friends" as his "who hasn't wanted to punch Chandler?" jab is a reference to the iconic sitcom. Chandler, Perry's character on the show, is a nervous New Yorker, who struggles his way through the daily grind.
In his interview, Perry, who is half-Canadian, joked, "I think it was rather instrumental...I think he said, 'I'm going to rise above this, and I'm going to become prime minister.'"