Matthew McConaughey Didn’t Talk to His Mom For 8 Years After She Leaked Stories About Him to the Press

Jason Pham
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He’s forgiven her now, but Matthew McConaughey didn’t talk to his mom for eight years after she leaked stories about him to the press.

In an interview on The Howard Stern Show on Thursday, October 22, to promote his new memoir, Greenlights, McConaughey revealed that he estranged himself from his mother, Mary Kathlene McCabe, earlier in his career after he discovered that she leaked private conversations between them to the media. In his interview on The Howard Stern Show, McConaughey recalled one incident where his mom had a fan on a phone call with him without McConaughey knowing. “I was calling my mom at that time after I’d gotten famous, needing to talk to my mom,” he said. “And my mom was not the only one on the phone. The woman that was on the phone was a fan. Of my fame.”


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