Matthew McConaughey Might Run For Texas Governor

Matthew McConaughey As Texas Governor

Matthew McConaughey is an American actor as well as a producer. This outstanding performer initiated his work in the year 1993 with the film, ‘Dazed and Confused’. His first film as a lead was his performance in ‘A Time To Kill’ was a huge hit. It followed other hits such as  Contact, Amistad, EDtv, U-571, The Newton Boys.

In the early 2000s, Mathe McConaughey was The Popular Romantic Guy. He was famous for starring in romantic movies. From his first romantic hit- The Wedding Planner in 2001 to other epic hits. He continued to be the romantic lead king till his 2013 film – The Wolf Of Wall Street and in fact, his stardom continues to date. Matthew is an Oscar winner for the best actor category in 2014.

More Than Just An Actor

Mathew McConaughey has several other interests besides being an actor. Firstly, other than an actor, he is also a great producer. McConaughey’s most recent work was Greenlights in 2020. It is a book written by him. Then, McConaughey is a founder of a foundation, named, ‘Just Keep Livin Foundation.’ The foundation is committed to assisting teenage boys and girls in leading active lives and making good decisions in order to develop into great men and women. McConaughey also received the Creative Conscience award in 2016 as a result of his foundation’s efforts.

Matthew McConaughey As The Next Texan Governor
Matthew McConaughey- On receiving The Oscar

Besides that, he is at the same time a professor of practice. Matthew works as a professor at the Moody College of Communication in the Department of Radio, Television, and Film. He has also been contributing as a voice-over artist to the industry. It is noticed that Matthew has always been an essential contributor to society and its matters. Whether BLM, trans support, anti-racism, climate, and much more.

Matthew As The Next Texas Governor?

In a recent interview with host Rania Mankarious, Matthew’s plans and opinions on today’s politics came forward. On the ‘The Balanced Voice’ podcast, host Rania Mankarious asked her guest Matthew McConaughey about politics and if he would consider participating in the same. To this surprisingly, The Gentleman lead star replied that he is truly considering this. “I’m looking into now again, what is my leadership role? Because I do think I have some things to teach and share, and what is my role? What’s my category in my next chapter of life that I’m going into?”

If Matthew in his words truly considers the governor aspect, he will probably run against the current Texan governor, Greg Abbott who will be contesting for reelection the next year. It will be Abbott’s third term.

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In A Previous Interview

Matthew in one of his podcast interviews last year in the month of November, expressed, “Right now, I don’t get politics. Politics seems to be a broken business. Politics needs to redefine its purpose.”

Matthew McConaughey As The Next Texan Governor
The Current Texan Governor- Grey Abbott

His interests were surely different from what they are at present. This conversation took place on talk radio, The Hugh Hewitt Show with Hugh Hewitt as the host. Matthew was questioned back then if he would consider politics as his interest. To which he responded, “It would be up to the people more than it would be on me.”According to him, politics was a “broken business” and he would look into it when “redefines its purpose”.

Unknown Political Inclinations

Will Matthew surely run for the elections? If yes. Which party, whether Republican or Democratic? People are still seeking answers to the same. Well, none of his political affiliations are yet clear. All of this is still unknown and there is no clear indication. Apart from that, He has been involved in talks in regard to his practiced religion- Christianity and ‘defund the police.’

How Did The People React?

This new update of Matthew’s life received a ton of mixed reviews. With half of the people supporting the actor. As well as wishing for a novel and sensible perspective to the position and the Texan government. Others joined the criticism and expressed how they did not wish for a Hollywood star to be a governor.

What will happen next? We will have to stay tuned.

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