It was initially unclear what the extent of Athenna Crosby and Matthew Perry’s relationship was, however they appeared to have had an in depth friendship. On Instagram, the previous Miss World contestant shared a preview of the observe Perry had written on her copy of his memoir, which learn: “Theens, a primary New York Occasions bestseller for the number one lady. Matty.” Crosby wrote within the caption: “Will miss you @mattyperry4.”
Crosby, who described herself as a “TV Host & Journalist, Actress, Mannequin, Singer,” later instructed TMZ that their relationship was utterly platonic and that their lunch was not a date. That they had solely met a number of months earlier than he died by way of widespread pals. She reiterated this in her collection of posts on-line, saying that she wished to pivot the eye to Perry’s pals, household, and colleagues as she “did not know him in addition to they did.” However she famous that she had the “honor of figuring out Matthew personally” and that “certainly, we had been pals.”
Crosby represented Utah within the Miss World America 2023 pageant, by which she positioned 1st runner-up and have become the recipient of the Magnificence With A Objective award. In February 2023, she was topped Miss Norcal USA and went on to compete in Miss California USA, the place she positioned third runner-up. Exterior of pageantry, Crosby busies herself with varied tasks within the leisure trade, together with internet hosting for Sizzling in Hollywood TV. She has additionally modeled for manufacturers like Monster Vitality.