Friends was one of the most successful television sitcoms of all time – earning it’s six stars millions of dollars and making them famous worldwide. But that success has come with a trade-off for Matthew Perry, Matt LeBlanc, Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox and Lisa Kudrow. RadarOnline.com has all the details of their scandals and transformations – click through the images.
Matthew Perry endured a torrid time on Friends and after the show came off the air in 2004. Chandler Bing was happy and confident but Perry admitted he got addicted to opiates and booze and had several stints in rehab as a result. These days the 48-year-old cuts a lonely looking and disheveled figure while he has not found love either.
In Friends Matt LeBlanc’s character Joey Tribbiani was funny and easy-going. But the actor has had a lot of problems with his family in real life. The 50-year-old star divorced from wife Melissa McKnight after getting involved in a strip club scandal and has since taken up with partner Andrea Anders.
Jennifer Aniston was the golden girl of the show. She even had Brad Pitt do a cameo but the couple's marriage fell apart after he had an affair with Angelina Jolie. Aniston – who played Rachel Green – has gone on to marry Justin Theroux.
Courteney Cox was one of the favorites on the show. Her character, Monica Geller, was unlucky in love. In real life her marriage to David Arquette broke down and she had several plastic surgery procedures that led many fans to say she ruined her looks.
Lisa Kudrow played wacky Phoebe Buffay on Friends. But she suffered through bullying at High School and had to get a nose job. After becoming famous in Friends she continued to struggle with the way that she looked.
David Schwimmer played hapless Ross Geller on the sitcom. But after he found fame his love life never took off. He married British artist Zoe Buckman in 2010 but the couple announced in April that they were 'taking time apart.'
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