Matthew McConaughey's First Kiss Did Not Go As Planned, But "It Was Worth It"

Matthew McConaughey sure knows how to weave a yarn. The Chief Storyteller at Wild Turkey could grab your attention with just about any subject-- just give him a prompt and let the man go. He can tell a story about his mother's kitchen table or his father's shady business deals and leave you wanting more. In a recent interview with W Magazine, those stories became a segway into a more personal discussion of pet peeves, hopes, and his first kiss as a teenager.

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The Internet Has Some Weird Questions About Idris Elba And Matthew McConaughey

Google keeps track of the darndest things. Well, every thing, but there are some weird things in that. If you so much as enter one word into a Google search bar, the search engine will try and finish your query like that annoying cousin at Thanksgiving who thinks he can finish all of your sentences. He can't. At least Google has analytics on its side, analyzing and computing the most searched phrases on the Internet. If you stop and read these autocomplete searches, like Matthew McConaughey and Idris Elba did, you will find some very weird stuff.

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Matthew McConaughey Thinks He Is Still The Sexiest Man Alive And His Hardest Work Was On Rom-Coms

Stephen Colbert had never met Wild Turkey Bourbon's Chief Storyteller and Academy Award winner Matthew McConaughey, before last night, but I'll be a monkey's uncle if they didn't get along like long lost friends. The two Southern gents got along swimmingly while sipping on some 17 year bourbon discussing everything from why Rom-Coms are harder to do than drama, what makes whiskey so great, and why McConaughey is still the sexiest man alive.

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Chase Bryant Thinks Matthew McConaughey Should Be the Next Bond

Chase Bryant is a big James Bond fan.

If you didn't know that, it became quite apparent when he released his music video for "Room to Breathe."

So I sat down with Chase recently and asked him a super important question when it comes to Bond fans: who should be the next Bond?

I was genuinely shocked to learn his answer: Matthew McConaughey.

The singer said when he saw the below ad, starring the actor, he was convinced.

Hear Chase's full explanation here:


25 of the Greatest Movie Speeches of All-Time

A good speech can turn a mediocre movie into an inspirational masterpiece in only a few short lines. Whether it's a coach inspiring his team before the game, soldiers before a big battle, students in a lecture, or as a rally cry against all that is evil — the speeches on this list below transcend art and leave all who are watching with a source of pure inspiration.

25 of the Greatest Movie Speeches of All-Time:

25. "Saving Private Ryan" (1998) The farther from home I feel.

The perfect story of redemption for a war hardened soldier who has experienced way too much death.

24. "Caddyshack" (1980) Cinderella story.

Bill Murray at his finest.

23. "Mr Smith Goes to Washington" (1939) – Well, I guess this is just another lost cause, Mr Paine.

Beaten, exhausted and near collapse, Mr. Washington still finds the energy to promise to continue the fight against political corruption.

22. "Pulp Fiction" (1994) Ezekiel 25:17.

21. "The Shawshank Redemption" (1994) Get busy living or get busy dying.

The monologue to the parole board is the culmination of Red's time in prison, and, with the aid of the fact it's Morgan Freeman, it does not disappoint.

20. "The Replacements" (2000) – Pain heals, chicks dig scars and glory lasts forever.

Short, sweet, and straight to the point. Never has so little been said that meant so much.

19. "Wall Street" (1987) – Greed is good.

It's scary how true this speech is today, even though this film was made over thirty years ago, is it not?

18. "Henry V" (1944) – St. Crispin's Day Speech.

It's written by Shakespeare. Add Laurence Olivier's acting and you've got yourself quite a speech.

17. "Gladiator" (2000) – My name is Maximus.

It's amazing how only a few lines in the right setting, immersed in the right musical score, can have such an effect on your goose bumps.

16. "300" (2006) – Final Speech.

If you ever have a trouble overcoming an obstacle in your life, this is the pep talk you need to hear.

15. "Dead Poets Society" (1989) – Seize the day.

Name a better film that matches the wit, charm and passion found in "Dead Poet's Society"' Good teachers inspire their students. This speech nails it.

14. "Good Will Hunting" (1997) – Your move, Chief.

This 4-and-a-half minute speech on the park bench is what won Robin Williams his only Academy Award.

13. "Remember the Titans" (2000) – Gettysburg.

You don't always need overbearing screaming to get you in the right mood. Sometimes, you all you need is a little anguish, a history lesson and your place within it.

12. "Friday Night Lights" (2004) – Boys, my heart is full.

Cliché, yes, but it's one of the few halftime football speeches that actually gets it right.

11. "Rudy" (1993) – Are you hearing me clear enough?

There are only a handful of films that men will acknowledge crying in. "Rudy" is one of them.

10. "To Kill a Mockingbird" – Believe Tom Robinson.

Few characters in cinema have served as such a role model as Atticus Finch. This courtroom scene is why he is one of the greatest heroes in cinema.

9. "We Are Marshall" (2006) – We cannot lose.

Competition is not always about winning. Sometimes it is doing your best and knowing you gave it your all.

8. "Rocky Balboa" (2006) – It ain't how hard you hit.

One of the best father-to-son speeches. Very emotional stuff.

7. "Network" (1976) – Mad as hell.

Few film speeches have been as prophetic, passionate or socially relevant as Howard Beale's words. Sometimes you've got to get mad and stand up for what you believe in if you want to make a difference. This speech is probably more relevant today than it was 30 years ago.

6. "Scent of a Woman" – I'm just getting warmed up.

A great flame thrower of a speech by Al Pacino. A stand up and cheer moment if there ever was one.

5. "Braveheart" (1995) – Freedom Speech.

No matter how many times you've watched the movie, it will always make you want to put on a kilt, paint you face blue, and go fight beside him.

4. "The Great Dictator" (1940) – You are not machines!

You are not cattle! You are men! It's amazing that Charlie Chaplin's plea for humanity is as relevant today as it was in 1940.

3. "Hoosiers" (1986) – I don't care what the scoreboard says.

The ultimate pre-talk speech for the ultimate underdog story.

2. "Any Given Sunday" (1999) – Life is a game of inches.

After Al Pacino's speech, who wouldn't want to go out and conquer the world?

1. "Pride of the Yankees" (1942) – Luckiest man on the face of the earth.

This a no-brainer. No musical score needed. Just the sound of Gary Cooper's shaky, choked-up voice addressing the weeping crowd.


Matthew McConaughey Says He Wasn't Looking for Love When He Met Wife Camila Alves

Throughout his career, Matthew McConaughey has acted across from some pretty attractive, talented women.

From Sandra Bullock, to Jennifer Lopez, to Kate Hudson, to Sarah Jessica Parker, to Reese Witherspoon/ the 47-year-old actor has been lucky enough to share the screen with many of Hollywood's most powerful female talents.

But, it wasn't until Matthew met his wife Camila Alves that he says he knew real love and happiness.


During a recent interview with Entertainment Weekly, Matthew shared his and wife Camila's love story -- and it's insanely adorable.

Apparently, Matthew was in a season of happy singledom, but then, Camila came into the picture.

"I was not looking, I was very happily single... and healthily single... I was good with hanging with me," he said. "But, we met, and the self-respect she had for herself, and the way I understood her... the way she respected me, but never took anything for-granted... We went out on our first date, and I've been wanting to go on a date with her for the past nine years, and no one else.

So beautiful.


You Better Not Call Matthew McConaughey "Matt"

I don't know about you, but I know a lot of Matthews who go by "Matt" -- like, I'm married to a Matthew who goes by "Matt." But apparently, you should never call Matthew McConaughey "Matt."

During his most recent interview with Jimmy Kimmel, the 47-year-old actor told a story of the time his friend called him "Matt," and his mom totally freaked out.

"I was in kindergarten... and my friend, John Griffith, says 'Hey Matt, you want to go play on the monkey bars?' and I ran out and said, 'Yeah,'" Matthew explained. "Halfway to the monkey bars, I feel this hand on my shoulder... get slammed to the ground, I look up, it's my mother... she said, 'Don't you ever answer to 'Matt' again, I named you Matthew from the Bible.' I was like, 'Yes ma'am.'"

So, even to this day, Matthew doesn't respond to "Matt" in fear that his mom could be right around the corner -- LOL.


Matthew McConaughey Reveals Which Female Co-Stars He's Had Crushes On

Throughout his career, Matthew McConaughey has acted across from some pretty attractive, talented women.

From Sandra Bullock, to Jodie Foster, to Jennifer Lopez, to Kate Hudson, to Sarah Jessica Parker, to Jennifer Garner, to Reese Witherspoon the 47-year-old actor has been lucky enough to share the screen with many of Hollywood's most powerful female talents.

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Matthew McConaughey Talks About How He Almost Lost His Hair

It's no secret that Matthew McConaughey is a handsome guy -- and in my book, one of the most notably attractive things about him is his thick, wavy hair.

But apparently, in 1999, the 47-year-old actor was on his way to being bald.

During a recent interview on "Live with Kelly," the world-renowned actor talked about how he recognized and then reversed the balding when he was 30 years old.

"I was losing my hair in '99," he said. "Yes I was... I started rubbing my hair with Regenix, and damn if I didn't bring it back."

Matthew then went on to tell the story of a Swedish doctor who tried to take credit for the hair renewal, saying he was the one who did the "hair transplant."