In his latest interview, Matthew McConaughey opened upon fatherhood as he sweetly talked about his preteen son, Levi, his look-alike, who he is proud of.
Hollywood's Matthew McConaughey could not hold back his pride as he excitedly talked about his look-alike son, Levi, who is 12-years-old. During an exclusive chat with ET, McConaughey gave updates on his life as he shared details on fatherhood.
The star actor shared three kids, Levi,12, Vida,10, and 7-year-old Livingston, with his spouse, Camila Alves. The star dad noted that he was happy that he and his oldest child were beginning to build an admirable and strong relationship.
Matthew McConaughey participates in a Q&A after a special screening of his new film "The Gentlemen" at Hogg Memorial Auditorium at The University of Texas at Austin on January 21, 2020 | Photo: Getty Images
McConaughey went off as he described Levi's amazing qualities and his admiration for the lovely young man that he was growing into. He told the news site:
"Levi is the most considerate person I've ever met. "Yeah, he's extremely considerate and a very, very sensitive young man and really cares -- really caring kid…"
To smoothly run his family, McConaughey adopted his dad's parenting style and prohibited words like 'lying," "I can't," and "hate."
The "Mud" actor explained that he and Levi were alike in their quest for perfection and orderliness. He added that Levi was a great storyteller and some of their father-son moments have them forming juicy stories.
While the "The Dark Tower" star is proud of his brood, he never forgets to instill discipline and teach them moral values. For the 50-year-old actor, respect and trust were a necessity in his home.
To smoothly run his family, McConaughey adopted his dad's parenting style and prohibited words like 'lying," "I can't," and "hate." He noted that lying was frowned upon in his home.
McConaughey is a successful actor and his wife, Alves, has a thriving modeling career, and due to these, their kids are aware of the family's wealth. But the Oscar-winning movie star made sure to keep his children grounded and remind them that their wealth was a result of hard work.
The "The Wolf of Wall Street" recently released his memoir, "Greenlights," where he chronicled his childhood experiences. McConaughey endured abuse, but as a dad, he puts it as a priority to shield his children from such vices.
The star dad adopts his parent's style of training kids, except for the parts he termed abusive. However, the actor explained that he would not judge his parents for using the "belt" because he had earned every whipping.
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