While some famous people absolutely forbid their children to join showbiz, Matthew McConaughey is not one of those parents.
The 50-year-old actor was promoting his new memoir Greenlights in an interview with ET, when he was asked about his kids following in his footsteps.
The Oscar winner has three children with wife Camila Alves, son Levi, 12, daughter Vida, 10, and son Livingston, 7, revealed that he won’t get in their way or any children. any other career path.
Parents: While some celebrities absolutely ban their children from joining showbiz, Matthew McConaughey is not one of those parents.
Happy family: While some celebrities absolutely ban their children from joining the showbiz, Matthew McConaughey is not one of those parents.
‘Look, I want them to do whatever they do. Whatever they have the innate ability to do, and the better willingness to get on the job to get it done, ‘he says.
‘Whatever it is, I want them to do it. What if that becomes something in the industry I’m in? Acclaim. I’ve met some of the greatest people in my life, I love what I do. Everyone on set or a TV show must be good at their particular job, McConaughey added.
He even revealed the kids started working in the ‘biz’, telling the kids, ‘do all of my photo shoots now.’
Fashion: ‘Look, I want them to do whatever they are trendy. Anything they have an innate ability to do, and a better willingness to make the effort, ‘he said.
McConaughey added that his oldest Levi is ‘DP’, i.e. the Director of Photography, adding, ‘he’s the one out there, we’re setting up GoPros.’
He even hinted at starting a ‘McConaughey production crew’ with his kids, jokingly saying they would be ‘a single store.’
The actor also shared about his oldest son, Levi, adding: “Levi is the most kind person I’ve ever met,” Matthew shared.
Production team: He even suggested starting a ‘McConaughey production team’ with his kids, joking they would be ‘a single store’.
‘Yes, he is extremely attentive and a very, very sensitive and really caring young man – a really caring kid. And he, like me, has a very perfectionist bone in him, ‘he added.
He also said that his son was a ‘great salesman, a great debator’ and, “he turned into a really good storyteller.
‘He and I, we tell stories and he knows, we wink a little while embellishing somewhere, like’ Oh, that didn’t happen, but hey, it’s better for the story ‘ But for the most part he is very active and he’s become a good friend of mine now when he reaches 12 years old. ”
Consider: ‘Yes, he is extremely thoughtful and is a very, very sensitive and really caring young man – a really caring kid. And he, like me, has a very perfectionist bone in him, ‘he added
He also talked about being a dad, saying it was’ the only thing I ever wanted to be
‘I’ve learned that paternity is a verb, it’s not just half of creating a child. It’s the verb you do after your baby is born and has an amazing, amazing responsibility and privilege to take the position, ‘he added.
He added that the role of paternity is his, ‘my favorite project I’ve ever worked on is being a father and I’m trying to do the best I can.’
Just one thing: He was also open about being a father, saying that it was’ the only thing I ever wanted to be.