T minus six weeks until we get to see Matthew McConaughey in a thong (or, in his words, “the sheath for the sword”).
In a recent interview with Advocate, the Magic Mike actor summed up the motivation behind his impressive physique in the upcoming male stripper feast for the eyes movie quite succinctly: “Vanity, baby.”
Matthew, who plays all-male strip-club owner Dallas, explained, “Everybody was pretty damn ripped already, but boy, if you really want to get men in great shape, just tell them they’re going to play male strippers in a movie and have their s**t onscreen for the rest of time.”
And since he didn’t need “a stunt ass,” Matthew was eager to take it all off. “It wasn’t in the script, but Soderbergh said in the beginning that if it felt right, I could strip at the end of the movie,” he explained. “I said, ‘I gotta dance, man.’ I would regret it for the rest of my life if I was in a male stripper movie and didn’t get up there and strip myself.”
“I also knew that my dance had to be the dirtiest. It had to be wonderfully filthy,” he added.
We’re sending you virtual singles, Matty.