Matthew Perry speaks about near-death experience in new memoir

American entertainer Matthew Perry, known for assuming the part of Chandler Bing 

Matthew Perry has shouted out about his compulsion process.

In Matthew Perry's new memoir titled 'Friends, Lovers, and the Big Terrible Thing', the actor revealed the challenges

Perry began his tell-all memoir detailing how he was fighting for his life at the age of 49 when he nearly died.

The doctors told my family that I had a 2 per cent chance to live," he remarked, reported the media outlet.

The outlet has shared that Perry turned to alcohol and drugs, as he relied on Vicodin after a jet ski accident in '97.

During his rise to fame, Perry took 55 painkillers a day and slimmed down to 128 pounds.

Perry will start his month-long tour in November in New York and end in Toronto.