Nobody and nothing could have killed him. Except for my mom.
The 50-year-old Oscar winner is preparing to present his autobiographical book Greenlights. Matthew McConaughey decorated the cover of the new issue of People magazine and published a fragment of his memoirs, which recalls the death of Father James Donald McConaughey in 1992.
“I got a call from my mother. “Your father died. My legs are bent. I could not believe it. This is my father. Nobody and nothing could kill him. Except my mother. He always told me and my brothers, ‘Guys, the moment I leave I will make love to your mother. This is what happened. He had a heart attack when he reached the climax.
The actor’s parents had a very difficult relationship: they were divorced twice and had a wedding three times. Their novel Matthew compares with a storm in the Pacific Ocean: “Sometimes they were cruel. As I write in a book, it was their way of communication.
Earlier this year, McConaughey made a joke in an interview that he and Hugh Grant were thinking of bringing their single parents together: “His father is 91, my mother is 88. Why shouldn’t he? They have a meeting scheduled for next week, and we probably won’t see them until morning.