“I was told that [he] went to the writers and said the audience would never forgive him for cheating on Monica, which he was probably right about,” said actress Lisa Cash, who appeared in the season five episode “The One in Vegas: Part 1.”
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Actress Lisa Cash, who appeared in the show’s fifth season episode “The One in Vegas: Part 1,” revealed that she was originally part of a storyline in which Matthew PerryChandler Bing’s character cheated Courteney CoxThis is Monica Geller. But the storyline was ultimately scrapped because Perry spoke out.
“Basically it was the scene where Chandler and Monica were arguing [Las] Vegas…Chandler goes into the hotel room, orders room service and I mention it as a hotel employee,” Cash said TMZ. “And we end up talking and laughing and bonding, and then Chandler ends up cheating on Monica with my character.”
Cash said they “rehearsed it and everything.” But the day before the planned shoot in front of a live audience, Perry asked for a change in the storyline.
“I was told that [he] “went to the writers and said the audience would never forgive him for cheating on Monica, which he was probably right about,” Cash explained. “That might have changed the course of the show and his character.”
Cash said that since the storyline was changed, she instead appeared in the same episode as Rachel Green’s flight attendant (Jennifer Aniston) and Ross Gellers (David Schwimmer) Flight. However, she remembered how “neat” it was to work one-on-one with Perry.