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    Which ‘Friends’ Actor Lost The Most Amount Of Money While Gambling During Vegas Trip

    ‘Friends’ will never get old! This sitcom first aired in 1994, with the opening theme song “I’ll be there for you” by the Rembrandts. The comedy series won millions of hearts and primetime Emmy awards as well. The series ended after a good long run of ten seasons in the year 2004, leaving the fans teary-eyed. Starring Jennifer Aniston, Courtney Cox, Matt le Blanc, Lisa Kudrow, David Schwimmer, and Matthew Perry, ‘Friends‘ is a timeless classic.

    It takes us on a journey into the lives of six friends living in Manhattan. The ending of the series left the fans anticipating the reunion, which finally came true after a decade. All six members of the core cast gathered under the same roof for the ‘Friends Reunion‘.

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    Director James Burrows Spills The Beans About The Vegas Trip 


    Friends’ director James Burrows has written a memoir. In an excerpt, he mentions how a trip to Vegas strengthened the bond between the six cast members. “I made a reservation for just the seven of us at Spago,” Burrows writes. “I asked for the center table in the restaurant, where everyone could see us. I knew the show had a chance to really take off and told the kids, ‘This is your last shot at anonymity. Once the show airs, you guys will never be able to go anywhere without being hounded.’”

    Burrows writes that none of the six actors had any money for gambling. He reveals that he was the one who lent them money. Matt Le Blanc had absolutely no idea about gambling and ended up losing all the money in a blink. “I laid out $1,400,” he writes. “If the math doesn’t seem right, it’s because [Matt] LeBlanc had no idea how to play craps and he lost his two hundred dollars in seconds, so I gave him another two hundred.”

    ‘Friends’ Director Says It Was Never The Same After That Night For The Cast


    Burrows, in his memoir, writes that none of the members of his cast believed that they’ll be famous enough to lose their anonymity completely. But it was just as he predicted. After that bizarre night in Vegas, when the cast returned to L.A., the show premiered and became a huge hit. Apparently, that was their last night of being anything close to anonymous.

    “They’ve never had a shot at anonymity since, and they each wrote me reimbursement checks for the money I gave them,” Burrows writes. “The six became real friends and would play poker in my dressing room,” he wrote of the ‘Friends‘ cast. “It was about bonding. They genuinely adored one another. A director and cast live for that kind of connection.”

    You can catch the legendary show on Netflix.

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