Hollywood star Matthew McConaughey has mentioned Woody Harrelson may really be his brother.
The revelation got here because the Academy Award winner and creator of Greenlights spoke on Kelly Ripa’s Let’s Speak Off Digicam podcast, about his “bromance” together with his True Detective co-star.
McConaughey revealed on the present how his mom probably knew Harrelson’s father.
Referring to the bond he shares with Harrelson, the actor mentioned: “You understand, the place I begin and the place he ends, and the place he begins and I finish, has at all times been a murky line and that’s a part of the bromance proper?”
McConaughey mentioned his friendship with Harrelson has additionally introduced their households collectively.
“My youngsters name him uncle Woody, his youngsters name me uncle Matthew… and also you see photos of us and my household thinks loads of photos of him are me and my household thinks loads of photos of me are him,” he mentioned.
‘Woody, I knew your dad’
McConaughey mentioned his mom dropped heavy hints concerning a genetic hyperlink to Harrelson on a visit to Greece some years in the past.
He mentioned: “We’re sitting round speaking about how shut we’re and our households. And my mum is there, and she or he says ‘Woody, I knew your dad.’
“Everybody was conscious of the ellipses that my mother left after ‘knew’. It was a loaded Okay-N-E-W,” he joked.
After his mom’s remark McConaughey mentioned he started to do the “math”.
“We went on to unpack what this ‘knew’ meant, and did some math and came upon that [Harrelson’s] dad was on furlough on the identical time my mum and pa have been of their second divorce,” he added.
The Oscar winner mentioned there may additionally be attainable receipts and locations the place there “might need been a gathering or a gathering or a ‘knew’ second.”
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The DNA check
When requested if the actor has taken a DNA check to examine if Harrelson was actually his half-brother, McConaughey responded: “It’s a little bit simpler for Woods to say ‘Come on let’s do it!’ [DNA test] What’s the pores and skin in it for him?
“It’s a little bit tougher for me as a result of he’s asking me to take the prospect to go ‘Wait a minute, you’re making an attempt to inform me my dad is probably not my dad after 53 years of believing that?’ I received extra pores and skin within the recreation.”
The pair are set to star in a comedy sequence referred to as Brother From One other Mom on Apple TV+.
The sequence is “based mostly on fact,” McConaughey mentioned and explores the bond between the 2 actors and their households.
The comedy created by Emmy Award winner David West Learn is a “heartfelt odd couple love story” based mostly across the “unusual and exquisite bond” between McConaughey and Harrelson, the Apple TV+ press launch mentioned.
“Matthew and Woody’s friendship is examined when their mixed households try to dwell collectively on Matthew’s ranch in Texas,” it added.