Courteney Cox on ‘Mates’ reunion: ‘I don’t even remember being on

It’s the one the place Courteney Cox forgets she was on actually one of the vital iconic assortment in television historic previous.

Throughout an look Wednesday night time time on “Jimmy Kimmel Reside!” — carried out via video identify all through the coronavirus lockdown — the actress fielded questions on HBO Max’s upcoming “Mates” reunion specific, which was postponed indefinitely ensuing from the world coronavirus pandemic.

The reunion shoot, initially scheduled for Monday and Tuesday of this week, was canceled, leaving Cox, 55, with some additional time on her palms. She acknowledged she’s using her shut-in time to binge-watch the gathering, which was must-see TV on NBC from 1994 to 2004.

“I don’t remember even being on the current,” she admitted matter-of-factly all through Kimmel’s “Quarantine Minilogue” part. “I’ve such a foul memory!” (Skip to the 7-minute mark for her part.)

When an amusingly gobsmacked Kimmel, 52, pushed Cox to elucidate herself, she responded, “I remember, clearly, loving all folks there and having fulfilling, and I remember positive events in my life that I was there, nevertheless I don’t remember episodes! I would on no account transfer, I’d fail every examine!”

Properly, “do you even remember your character’s determine?” Kimmel quipped. “Sure, it’s Monica. I do know that,” she clapped once more with a chuckle.

All jokes aside, Cox went on to reveal how she was spending her time in self-isolation with musician boyfriend Johnny McDaid, 43, and daughter Coco Arquette, 15.

“I decided all through this time, you already know people love the current loads, I decided to binge-watch ‘Mates,’ ” she acknowledged. “I merely started Season 1. It’s truly good.”

Courtney Cox on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" with the talk show host's cousin, Anthony.
Courteney Cox on “Jimmy Kimmel Reside!” with the converse current host’s cousin, AnthonyJimmy Kimmel Reside!

That’s when Kimmel tapped into his secret weapon: his cousin Anthony from Staten Island, a self-proclaimed “Mates” superfan.

“That is like the largest second of my life,” the fresh-faced relative exclaimed as he popped into the video chat. Kimmel proceeded to quiz the impromptu duo with 5 “Mates” trivia questions. The final ranking: Cox 0, Anthony 5.

The youthful Kimmel’s prize? A “digital” smooch from the “Scream” and “Ace Ventura: Pet Detective” actress.

Courtney Cox on Jimmy Kimmel
Anthony will get his prize for beating Cox in a “Mates” trivia contest.Jimmy Kimmel Reside!

Kimmel has been producing “Jimmy Kimmel Reside!” from his residence ensuing from the COVID-19 lockdown. The host and Cox moreover shouted out Meals on Wheels, encouraging viewers to donate to the enduring charitable group that feeds senior residents all through events of need.

“They’re on a regular basis there, delivering meals to people who need meals, and now people actually need meals on account of it’s possible you’ll’t depart the house,” acknowledged Kimmel.

Web web page Six beforehand reported that the “Mates” reunion was geared to coincide with the launch of the brand new HBO Max service, the place all the conventional sitcom’s episodes will grow to be obtainable in Might. (The current was beforehand streaming on Netflix.)

Sources knowledgeable Deadline that if a proposed Might manufacturing start date sticks, the actual would nonetheless be ready for the launch of HBO Max.



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