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'Friends': Lisa Kudrow Reveals She Struggled Playing "Phoebe" in Season 3

Lisa Kudrow at the premiere of The Boss Baby, New York City, 2017
September 11, 2019 - 10:15 / Laura Pérez

We are very used to see "Phoebe" as one of the most hilarious characters in Friends, but Lisa Kudrow actually had a really hard time portraying the iconic character!

Lisa Kudrow is best known for her role as "Phoebe" in the classic sitcom Friendsand now the actress just revealed that she actually had a really hard time portraying the iconic character, particularly in the third season of the show. "It wasn't really me, I feel like, 'Sh- I tricked 'em at the audition. I was the only one who could cope with the audition process,", the actress said. 

Lisa Kudrow as "Phoebe" in Friends

Lisa's former co-star "Joey" helped her a lot

Lisa Kudrow also said that when she had to work really hard at being "Phoebe", her former co-star Matt LeBlanc ("Joey") comforted her and gave her a couple of advices, which actually helped her. According to the actress, he told her: "You got it. You've been doing this character for three years. You're working too hard. That's your problem: You don't need to work as hard."