The idea of getting in a wrestling ring sounds "alright, alright, alright" to Matthew McConaughey.
Matthew McConaughey has opened up about his past professional wrestling fandom. Specifically, McConaughey has shared stories with John Cena about being a fan of the old World Class Championship Wrestling territory based in Texas, famous for the Von Erich wrestling dynasty.
In a new interview conducted by regular WWE celebrity guest host Maria Menounos, McConaughey and Maria bonded over their shared fandom of professional wrestling and Matthew McConaughey reveals that he is interested in the prospect of potentially stepping inside of the ring, something Maria knows quite a lot about.
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Did Matthew McConaughey Just Hint At Getting In The Wrestling Ring?
Matthew: “I’ll say… not too much, because as you know, you can’t say too much about these things, but it is, uh, it is something that interests me….
Maria: “Yeah he wants to pull out a Boston Crab so bad I can feel it!”
Matthew: laughs like he’s hiding something
Matthew McConaughey Reveals to Maria Menounos That He Spit On King Kong Bundy & Had A Run In w/ Skandor Akbar
“You know I've been, I've been, I got kicked out of Hirsch Coliseum in Shreveport, Alabama for pelting Skandor Akbar with tomatoes. I got kicked out, I snuck back in through the bathroom window, and then I got kicked out a second time, the same night for spitting a loogie on King Kong Bundy.”
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“You know I've been, I've been, I got kicked out of Hirsch Coliseum in Shreveport Alabama for pelting Skandow Akbar with tomatoes. I got kicked out, I snuck back in through the bathroom window, and then I got kicked out a second time, the same night for spitting a loogie on King Kong Bundy.”
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“The Rock was telling me his story, about his storyline from good guy to bad guy, and how he felt it click in one night while he was there live, 'oh I just hooked him.' And I love the suspension and disbelief that because my kids and I watch and they're starting to get that when they go, 'oh this is fake' I'm going, 'what are you talking about no way' and they're starting to get because I won't give them the wink yet, but they're starting to get that in there there's a bit of one you know, and then, so two of them, two of them are like, 'this isn't fake, well this is real,' so they're gettin’ it, and that's so much of the fun of it, it's coming up this, this is real.”
You can check out the whole interview embedded above. Also, learn about the time that Matthew McConaughey was inside of WWE ThunderDome.