Matthew McConaughey Gets “Wonderfully Filthy” In Magic Mike

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. 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...

At first it was scary as hell, but then it became like a drug, and I couldn’t wait to do it again. Look, I love to dance, but I’ve never been a stripper. Channing [Tatum]’s one of the best hip-hop street dancers I’ve ever seen, and I didn’t want to challenge his style, so I worked on my own strengths. I also knew that my dance had to be the dirtiest. It had to be wonderfully filthy.”

Matthew McConaughey, about his striptease scene in Magic Mike, on

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  • MikeE

    so… what? he didn’t shower first?

  • jason

    Strippers are so yesterday.

  • keoki3

    Who cares – he’s old.

  • Mr. Enemabag Jones

    I didn’t think it was possible to care any less about this movie, but McConaughey’s comment has made me do just that. Amazing.

  • MikeE

    @keoki3: old?
    what are you, 12?

  • Christopher

    @Mr. Enemabag Jones: Yes, you care so little that you not only took time from your day to read the article, but also to comment on it!

    Some people, when faced with a subject they care nothing about, simply pass by an article. But not YOU, you must read the article to prove how much you don’t care, and the COMMENT to tell the world how much you don’t care.

  • Larry

    what is amazing is how this type article really brings the claws out on all the 20 year old queens…you may be hot now and others of you just think you look hot BUT in 20 years the new baby queens will probably be just as bitchy as you are but you will be their target…hope your body still looks as good good as mcconaughey

  • Good grief

    Jeez, there is always some twink circuit meth nazi queen who feels the need to ethnically cleanse the gay world of everybody whose looks falls outside their little queeny demographic. Keoki3, while I am not personally attracted the McConaughey, I have a HUGE crush on the Boost Mobile “Working man” commercial guy, and all I can say is that it is a good thing that you were not the talent scout for that…

  • Mr. Enemabag Jones


    I’m very pleased that my words affected you so deeply, and emotionally. Christopher. I’m glad I took the time to post my comment, so you could have the opportunity to comment on that, rather than the subject matter of this article.

  • Christopher

    @Mr. Enemabag Jones: The subject matter of the article is a puff piece promoting a movie, lol. This movie will interest some, and not others. I think it will probably be a fun little diversion, while not being groundbreaking.

    However, I do not pretend not to be interested, because my interest is obvious by the fact that I read the article and commented.

    I have never understood anyone who searches out things on the internet in order to comment on how disinterested they are. Its an interesting pathology.

  • Hephaestion

    Matthew McConnaughey is a freaking Republican. He votes to keep gays second class citizens. The bastard.

  • Mr. Enemabag Jones


    Hey, Christopher! I can play too:

    Some people, when faced with a comment they care nothing about, simply pass by a comment. But not YOU, you must read the comment to prove how much you disapprove, and then COMMENT to tell the world how much you disapprove.

  • Christopher

    What next? someone is going to take their ball(s) and go home……??

  • Wordsmith

    Frankly, he could have said I want to stick a Ford Focus up the ass of every homosexual and I’d still pay to lick his nipples.

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