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Lisa Kudrow says Friends was ‘progressive’ and defends show having an all-white cast

Friends star Lisa Kudrow has actually protected the hit 90 s comedy, stating it was “progressive” at the time however would not include an all-white cast if it was made today.

The starlet, 56, played Phoebe Buffay in every episode of the show – about 6 young grownups residing in New york city City – in between 1994 and 2004.

Kudrow informed The Sunday Times that fans ought to take a look at the show as a “time capsule”, stating it would be “completely different” now.

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( L-R): Matthew Perry (Chandler), Courteney Cox (Monica), Jennifer Aniston (Rachel), David Schwimmer (Ross) and Lisa Kudrow (Phoebe) in Friends

She stated: “Well, it would not be an all-white cast, for sure. I’m not exactly sure what else, however, to me, it ought to be taken a look at as a time pill, not for what they did incorrect.

” Likewise, this show believed it was extremely progressive. There was a man whose better half found she was gay and pregnant, and they raised the kid together.

“We had surrogacy too. It was, at the time, progressive.”

She added that in addition to being a “fun comedy”, Friends was likewise about “people connecting”.

“Part of what appeals about it now is that young people have this unconscious nostalgia for personal connection,” she stated, “and not just right now during the pandemic, but before that”.

In February, after years of speculation, Kudrow and her co-stars Courteney Cox, Jennifer Aniston, Matthew Perry, Matt LeBlanc and David Schwimmer verified they would all reunite for a one-off program, which has actually been postponed due to the pandemic.

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Courteney Cox (L) just recently confessed she had actually been binge-watching Friends throughout the lockdown

On The Other Hand, Cox – who played Monica Geller – just recently exposed that she has actually been binge-watching Friends throughout the lockdown.

Kudrow stars along with Steve Carell in brand-new Netflix funny Space Force, motivated by the branch of the United States armed services revealed by Donald Trump.

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