Friends co-creator Marta Kauffman has said it was a “mistake” to refer to Chandler’s trans parent as “his father”.
In a forthcoming interview with the BBC, Kauffman has said it was a “mistake” to misgender the character of Chandler’s (played by Matthew Perry) trans parent Helena (played by Kathleen Turner), Variety reported.
However, Kauffman confirmed the character was a trans woman. Kauffman’s interview with the BBC is scheduled to air on 11 July.
During The Conversation on the BBC World Service, Kauffman said: “Pronouns were not yet something that I understood.