Matthew McConaughey leaves the field before the last game of the Longhorn season against TCU, November 25. 2016 at Royal Memorial Stadium. James Gregg/AMERICAN-STATESMAN


UT legend Matthew McConaughey wants to be ‘constructive’ with Trump

Posted February 2nd, 2017


Matthew McConaughey, Texas football fan extraordinaire and star of the movie “Gold,” got political in a BBC One interview aired over the weekend.

Responding to interviewer Andrew Marr’s question of whether it’s time “Hollywood and the cultural elite of America” gave Trump a break, the actor said “Well, they don’t have a choice now. He’s our president. It’s very dynamic and divisive of an inauguration in time that we’ve ever had. At the same time, it’s time for us to embrace.”

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McConaughey went on to say that people should “be constructive with him over the next four years.” Watch the full interview at

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