Saturday, July 28, 2012

Matthew McConaughey for 'Nylon Guys' Magazine September 2012

 Matthew McConaughey covers 'Nylon Guys' Magazine September 2012, more below.

On why he stopped doing romantic comedies: “On those romantic comedies, I’m going, ‘How do I keep the balls on the dude?’ They’ve written it so you have to come back emasculated and go, ‘I’ve been no one without you. I was lost for all my life but now I found you—take me back.’ And my deal was always, ‘What f–king chick wants that guy?’ C’mon, man, the guy’s gotta come back with dignity. So I said, ‘Let’s just hold out here. I’m going to wait until something really scares me, turns me on.’ And something happened…that allowed me to attract some things I was looking for, to where all of a sudden I was a really good idea for everyone.”

On his upbringing: “It wasn’t even in the vernacular of my dreams, being an actor. I was raised in a family that was like, ‘You get a job, you work your way up the ladder to get paid enough to take care of yourself and your family.’ The arts weren’t tangible enough, and when I would ask Mom, ‘Why can’t I watch TV?’ she said, ‘Don’t watch somebody do something when you can be out doing it yourself.’”

On how his family changed him: “They’re wonderful as far as significant points in life, but they don’t redefine anything. They give you a place where you can go, ‘I know if I go there, I can never be wrong.’ And there are very few things in life we can do that with. But they don’t redefine you. Someone asked me if this switch [from romantic comedies] had anything to do with my family. I said, ‘I don’t know, but the more secure a man is at home, the more high and wide he can fly outside it.’ I’m younger now than I was before the kids. I’m honestly wilder. I’m not irresponsible, but creatively, the roof got higher.”

Credit @ Nylon Guys Magazine

1 comment:

WoodenWatch said...

He is an incredibly good actor. Later he starred in films such as Mud, Dallas Buyers Club and The Sea of Trees. In the last film, he wants to commit suicide in Aokigahara, Japan and meet another guy. Dramatic film.

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