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The Sugar Bowl Got a Little Unexpectedly Racy

ESPN Had Accidental Nudity
During Sugar Bowl, Is Sorry

ESPN Had Accidental Nudity During Sugar Bowl, Is Sorry

Plus, memes abound to Matthew McConaughey's reaction to his team's loss

(Newser) - A woman baring her breast in New Orleans isn't usually headline-worthy, but a woman baring her breast on national television in New Orleans has ESPN more than a little red-faced. ESPN apologized Monday night for the video clip of a woman baring her breast that was shown during the...

2 Familiar Faces Were on Turbulent Lufthansa Flight
2 Familiar Faces Were on
Turbulent Lufthansa Flight
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2 Familiar Faces Were on Turbulent Lufthansa Flight

Camila Alves shares footage from plane she says she, husband Matthew McConaughey were on

(Newser) - A Lufthansa flight headed from Texas to Germany this week that experienced severe turbulence , sending seven to the hospital, had two of the Lone Star State's most famous residents on board. Model and designer Camila Alves McConaughey, wife of actor Matthew McConaughey, posted a clip online Thursday showing some...

Next Voice of Elvis Will Be Matthew McConaughey's

Netflix to roll out animated 'Agent Elvis' in March

(Newser) - The King of Rock 'n' Roll as a federal agent might seem far-fetched, but it didn't to Elvis. He once went to Washington in hopes of meeting President Nixon, offering his services to the country in exchange for a badge, per Smithsonian Magazine . "I will be here...

McConaughey: They Had to Identify Uvalde Victim From These Shoes

Actor makes emotional speech at White House

(Newser) - Matthew McConaughey made a surprise appearance at the White House on Tuesday and discussed some of the victims of the school shooting in his hometown, including 10-year-old Maite Rodriguez, who wanted to be a marine biologist. She wore green Converse shoes "with a heart she had hand drawn on...

McConaughey Speaks on Hometown Mass Shooting

'We have tragically proven that we are failing to be responsible,' actor says of Uvalde tragedy

(Newser) - Uvalde's most famous native son is speaking out about the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School, and he's imploring the nation to "do better." Matthew McConaughey, who was born in the Texas town where at least 21 people died Tuesday afternoon, called on Americans to "...

Matthew McConaughey Makes His Call on Governor Run

Texas native has decided not to take on Gregg Abbott in his home state

(Newser) - Looks like it's back to Hollywood and/or family life for Matthew McConaughey. The 52-year-old actor has made headlines of late—and polled pretty well doing so—by publicly mulling whether he should make a run for governor in his home state of Texas. Over the weekend, however, he announced...

Bezos' $500K Donation Met With Groans

Baby2Baby donation from world's second-richest man fell flat: Page Six

(Newser) - Celebrities including Jeff Bezos raised $8.5 million for Baby2Baby, a nonprofit that provides diapers and other necessities to children living in poverty, at its 10th annual gala in Los Angeles on Saturday, per Vanity Fair . But if Bezos was expecting a pat on the back for his $500,000...

'White Boy Rick' Inspiration Sues Police for $100M

Says he was coerced, as a teen, into becoming informant

(Newser) - A Detroit-area man whose decades in prison for drug dealing and work as an informant inspired the movie White Boy Rick filed a lawsuit Tuesday seeking $100 million, claiming he was coerced into assisting police while just a helpless teenager, the AP reports. Richard Wershe Jr., 52, served roughly 30...

Matthew McConaughey Offers Up Weird July 4 Speech

Actor certainly seems to be gearing up for a gubernatorial campaign

(Newser) - Stump speech via social media? Matthew McConaughey celebrated Independence Day by posting a video to Twitter , Facebook , and Instagram on July 4 wishing America a happy 245th birthday—and a lot more. The native Texan talked about the "growing pains" the US is going through, noting that in terms...

Cruz Hopes McConaughey Stays Out of Texas Race

A 'charming, affable movie star' can be a force in a race, senator concedes

(Newser) - Matthew McConaughey would have plenty going for him in a Texas campaign for governor, Sen. Ted Cruz acknowledged Thursday. "He's a movie star," Cruz said, "and a good-looking, charming, affable movie star can be a really formidable candidate on the ballot." That doesn't mean...

Matthew McConaughey Putting Feelers Out on a Possible Run

Politico reports the actor has been making phone calls about running for Texas governor

(Newser) - For a guy who stays out of politics, Matthew McConaughey is spending a lot of time talking about running for governor of Texas. The A-list star and Oscar-winner has never come out as a Democrat or Republican, and he hasn’t given much of a hint what his platform...

Gov. McConaughey? Polls Say Alright, Alright, Alright

Actor is currently at 45% to Gov. Abbott's 33%, if he runs in Texas

(Newser) - Matthew McConaughey has been talking about a gubernatorial run in his home state of Texas for a few months now , and if he does actually enter next year's race, a new poll gives him pretty good odds. Specifically, the Dallas Morning News/University of Texas at Tyler poll finds that...

McConaughey: My New Role Could Be Governor

He says Texas run is a 'true consideration'

(Newser) - Matthew McConaughey is seriously considering doing something highly unusual for an actor—running for governor of a state that isn't California. The True Detective star told Crime Stoppers of Houston's Balanced Voice podcast Wednesday that a run for Texas governor is now a "true consideration," Fox...

McConaughey: Hollywood Liberals Go Too Far

He criticizes those who 'patronize' and 'condescend' to those with different views

(Newser) - One of the biggest names in Hollywood sounds a little tired of the common political sentiment from his fellow stars. "There are a lot (of people) on that illiberal left that absolutely condescend, patronize, and are arrogant towards that other 50%," Matthew McConaughey said on Russell Brand's...

McConaughey Addresses Rumors of Run for Office

'It would be up to the people more than it would me,' he says of possible gubernatorial bid

(Newser) - He's been an astronaut, an assassin, and a stripper in the movies, and a university professor in real life. Now, Matthew McConaughey isn't ruling out a new real-life role—that of governor. The actor was speaking with radio host Hugh Hewitt about his new book on Tuesday when...

Fast Times Reading Reunites a Famous Couple

Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt have a steamy scene

(Newser) - Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston have reunited for the second time this year, and this time, it was all about love—between their characters. The pair joined fellow celebrities for a live, virtual table read of the 1982 cult classic Fast Times at Ridgemont High, hosted by comedian Dane Cook....

McConaughey Officially Joins University Faculty

Star will teach film class at alma mater

(Newser) - After years as a visiting instructor at the University of Texas, True Detective star Matthew McConaughey is now a true professor. The university announced Wednesday that the Oscar-winning actor has been appointed as a professor in its Department of Radio-Television-Film and will be teaching classes at the Austin campus this...

Dark Tower Beats Dunkirk at Box Office

The long-awaited film, starring Idris Elba, made a disappointing $19.5M

(Newser) - After a decade of development and several postponements, the long-awaited Stephen King adaptation The Dark Tower debuted with an estimated $19.5 million in North American ticket sales, narrowly edging out the two-week leader Dunkirk, AP reports. The so-so result for The Dark Tower, starring Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey,...

UT Students, Meet Professor McConaughey

Star will teach film class, though mostly by recorded video

(Newser) - Can we get an "all right, all right, all right" for the University of Texas at Austin's new film instructor? The college announced Thursday that Matthew McConaughey will team up with Gary Ross, the director of his new film, Free State of Jones, and a university instructor to...

SNL Silences Your Family Crazies at Thanksgiving

With Adele. Now give thanks and quietly eat some turkey

(Newser) - Adele unveiled a new album on Friday , then dropped a powerhouse performance on Saturday Night Live, and just for kicks can apparently stop your resident crazy relatives in their Thanksgiving-ruining tracks, reports the Washington Post . The British singer was the musical guest on Saturday's show, but she made a...

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