Matthew McConaughey: Sentimental? Nah
April 25th, 2013
09:42 AM ET

Matthew McConaughey: Sentimental? Nah

Matthew McConaughey's pretty busy with his film career - there's this weekend's "Mud," and the upcoming "Dallas Buyers Club" - but maybe he could moonlight as a relationship counselor.

The actor, who married Camila Alves last summer, told CNN that he's seen a lot of relationships fail for one specific reason.

"I think there's a way that you make [love] work, and I think a lot of people fail at it because they continually are expecting maybe something the other person can't even give you," McConaughey said. "It's too much to put that pressure on the other person. I think I've seen a lot of relationships fail because each person had the other on such a pedestal that the person couldn't live up to it, and that sort of detonated the relationship."

When it comes to the 43-year-old's own definition of love, though, it's less about sentimental gestures as much as it is embracing it head-on.

"I'm more of the let's charge on with it, let's go boldly into the unknown with it," he said. "I still like to leave as much wonder to it as possible, and let it be free and go where it goes. But at the same time, I'm a very practical guy. I know what works for me. I'm not a very sentimental person. I have a fair amount of compassion, but not sentimentality."


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  1. M.A.P.

    He looks like a wet splatty stink plop poopy smudged hot corny poop. A skinny wet smudged runny hot green slimey gross smelly poop with arms and legs.

    April 26, 2013 at 7:43 am | Report abuse |
  2. youwillbuyanything

    Matt's suit makes the Kardashians clothing look tasteful and demure! Somewhere there's a pizza joint missing a tablecloth!

    April 25, 2013 at 9:36 pm | Report abuse |
  3. granny2

    what's with the suit? Is this a spoof on vaudeville? Matt, fire your fashion advisor! Please! Hurts the eyes!

    April 25, 2013 at 9:32 pm | Report abuse |
  4. ※Sadie※

    I have to agree. That is a horrible picture of him. Must have been taken after he lost all that weight for that movie he did. Time to bulk back up, Matthew. It's not a good look for you.

    April 25, 2013 at 12:52 pm | Report abuse |
  5. Tim

    He looks mega odd.

    April 25, 2013 at 12:37 pm | Report abuse |
  6. Pooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo

    ooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooop.

    April 25, 2013 at 11:41 am | Report abuse |
  7. HillBilly

    What's up with the elongated head thing going on?

    April 25, 2013 at 10:23 am | Report abuse |
  8. Barry Dingle

    McConaughey will never top his iconic role in the film Dazed and Confused, IMHO.

    April 25, 2013 at 10:03 am | Report abuse |

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