The admission came in a short segment for the social media platform posted on Friday, June 7, called “#BehindtheTweets,” in which the Game of Thrones alum, 23, explained the thought behind some of her more hilarious posts to fans.
Holy balls. Chanandler Bong himself is rehearsing his play right next to my home.
— Sophie Turner (@SophieT) January 26, 2016
“Holy Balls,” it read. “Chanandler Bong himself is rehearsing his play right next to my home.”
According to the Dark Phoenix star, she had actually hatched an ingenious plan to get the 49-year-old Friends alum’s attention at the time.
“I would walk around the corner every day to go to my local Budgens, which is a great little supermarket, and I would walk around the corner every day and I would see Matthew Perry smoking a cigarette,” she recalled. “And I bought a lighter from Budgens so that I could walk up to him and offer to light his cigarette.”
Turner didn’t give up hope, however. She subsequently took to Twitter for a second shot at love. “I thought he might see this tweet and then, I don’t know, reach out to me, and ask me on a date or something, but he didn’t.”
The pair are set to say “I do” once more with a more traditional ceremony in France this summer.
Us Weekly has reached out to Perry’s rep for comment.