Back in October of 1999, Matthew McConaughey was arrested in his home town of Austin, Texas. Of course, this was not for driving bad, or driving while drinking, like a lot of movie stars. No, Matthew McConaughey took this to the next level of being caught with the possession of marijuana, and then resisting arrest. The police went to a house that they had received many complaints about at 2:30 in the morning. When they got there, they found Matthew McConaughey sitting on the floor, playing the bongo drums, naked with his actor friend, Cole Hauser. Of course, like all great movie stars, the drug charges were soon dropped, and he was just guilty of violating the city's noise law, and he was fined 50 dollars. Now, that is nothing to a big time star like Matthew McConaughey. It seems to me like a lot of big named starts tend to get out of things a lot easier than normal people. Is it fair that they get out of it? Well, I guess that is not our call to make. However, what I can say, is that if you had enough money to get out of going to jail, you would use it too. Matthew McConaughey does have a lot of money, so it does not surprise me that he would get out of the big time charges.
Matthew McConaughey is, overall, a great guy, and does not do that many things wrong. However, he is stuck doing a lot of chick flick movies, and it is hard to say if he can ever get out of it. Usually when you play a role that you play very good, you never can play another role again. In fact, many actors spend a lot of their lives playing the same role over and over again. When an actor can break out of his shell and do a different kind of role, that is when they are a great actor. Matthew McConaughey may one day be able to do a different type of movie.