Matthew Perry speaks out after photos of himself looking 'disheveled' raise concern

No matter what Matthew Perry is going through, his sense of humor remains intact.

The beloved Friends star, 49, was photographed for the first time in a reported two years looking worse for wear. The tabloid Daily Mail ran the photos — of Perry wearing a T-shirt and sweats as he walked down a NYC street — and noted he appeared “disheveled and bloated” and called attention to his “long dirty fingernails.” His struggle with addiction — which he has been outspoken about — was referenced in the article.

The story caught Perry’s attention. While he only tweets about once a month, Perry, who famously played the sarcastic Chandler Bing, responded Friday with a quip about how he’s “getting a manicure this morning.”

Perry offered no further details about what’s been going on in his life, but he’s had recent health woes. Last September, he revealed that he had been hospitalized for three months while recovering from surgery for a gastrointestinal perforation.

Earlier this year, concerns were raised when he tweeted about being “kicked out of therapy,” but he followed that up by noting he was “back in therapy where I belong :).”

Perry has been out of the spotlight professionally since 2017 when The Odd Couple reboot ended and he did an arc on The Good Fight.

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NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 05: Matthew Perry attends the 'The End Of Longing' opening night after party at SushiSamba 7 on June 5, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Pont/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 05: Matthew Perry is seen on stage during the opening night curtain call of 'The End Of Longing' at Lucille Lortel Theatre on June 5, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Pont/WireImage)
WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE WITH ANDY COHEN -- Pictured: Matthew Perry -- (Photo by: Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE WITH ANDY COHEN -- Pictured: Matthew Perry -- (Photo by: Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 07: Jennifer Morrison and Matthew Perry attend 32nd Annual Lucille Lortel Awards at NYU Skirball Center on May 7, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Walter McBride/FilmMagic)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON -- Episode 0676 -- Pictured: Actor Matthew Perry during an interview on May 16, 2017 -- (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 26: Actor Matthew Perry attends 2017 Tribeca Film Festival - 'The Circle' the at BMCC Tribeca PAC on April 26, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Paul Zimmerman/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 25: Actor Matthew Perry attends the 'Six Degrees Of Separation' Opening Night Celebration at the Barrymore Theatre on April 25, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Mark Sagliocco/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 20: Actor Matthew Perry attends 'The End Of Longing' cast photocall at Roundabout Rehearsal Studio on April 20, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 31: Matthew Perry and guest attend Pittsburgh Penguins Vs. New York Rangers game at Madison Square Garden on March 31, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by GED/NHL/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 30: Katie Holmes and Matthew Perry attend Build Series to discuss 'The Kennedys - After Camelot' at Build Studio on March 30, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Pont/WireImage)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 15: Actor Matthew Perry attends the premiere of 'The Kennedys: After Camelot' at The Paley Center for Media on March 15, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE - 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' airs every weeknight at 11:35 p.m. EST and features a diverse lineup of guests that includes celebrities, athletes, musical acts, comedians and human-interest subjects, along with comedy bits and a house band. The guests for Wednesday, March 15 included Matthew Perry ('The Kennedy's: After Camelot'), Michael Pe� ('CHiPs'), musical guest Paul Shaffer & The World's Most Dangerous Band (featuring Jenny Lewis and Shaggy) and Paul Shaffer to sit-in with Cleto and The Cletones. (Randy Holmes/ABC via Getty Images) MATTHEW PERRY, JIMMY KIMMEL
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