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Keith Morrison Releases Statement Following Stepson Matthew Perry’s Death, Fans React

Keith Morrison Releases Statement Following Stepson Matthew Perry’s Death, Fans React

One month following the unexpected passing of his stepson, Matthew Perry, Dateline correspondent Keith Morrison shared a statement on the death of the Friends star online.

In a statement given to Entertainment Tonight, Morrison, together with Perry’s family, urged individuals to contribute to The Matthew Perry Foundation in honor of Giving Tuesday (Nov. 28). The statement emphasized the family’s commitment to honoring Matthew’s legacy. It also expressed pride in the foundation’s potential to make a positive impact on those grappling with addiction.

Morrison also spoke out on X (formerly Twitter) about Perry’s death and foundation. “This is not the sort of thing I commonly do, this pitch,” he stated. “But this year is different. And tomorrow is Giving Tuesday. Do what you can; he would have been grateful.”

Fans React to Keith Morrison’s Statement on Stepson Matthew Perry’s Passing

Keith Morrison’s statement on X created quite a stir online. Many fans didn’t realize that the Dateline correspondent was related to Matthew Perry.

“Just found out that Matthew Perry’s stepdad is Keith Morrison the guy from Dateline that narrates all those ‘Who Killed my wife, knowing it the husband doing it for insurance purposes’ cases,” wrote one X user.

Others sent their well-wishes to Keith Morrison, who most certainly has been dealing with a lot since Perry passed last month.

“I had no idea that our Dateline @dateline_keith Keith Morrison was Matthew Perry’s stepdad. Sending love for your loss,” another X user wrote.