Kate Hudson and Matthew McConaughey Celebrate ‘How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days’ in Throwback Instagram Posts

by Jeremy Spirogis
Kate Hudson and Matthew McConaughey

It’s been 17 years, and Kate Hudson and Matthew McConaughey are nonetheless arguing concerning the fern. On Feb. 7, the 2 actors every took to Instagram to share throwback posts from their 2003 film How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days. Both targeted on a now-iconic scene from the beloved rom-com involving a houseplant. 

McConaughey continues to be fascinated with ‘that damn fern’

Just in case you’ve forgotten the plot of the film, Hudson performs Andie Anderson, {a magazine} author who’s assigned an article about all of the errors girls make in relationships. Her mission is to make a person fall in love — after which out of affection — along with her in simply 10 days. Meanwhile, McConaughey is an promoting exec named Ben Barry who bets his boss that he can make any lady fall for him in 10 days. Naturally, the 2 meet cute, and hilarity and romance ensue. 

In her quest to sabotage her burgeoning relationship, Andie does various off-putting issues to check Ben’s endurance. She tips him into attending a Celine Dion live performance, calls quite a bit, and ruins a Knicks recreation the 2 attend. She additionally provides him a “love fern.” In one of many movie’s most memorable moments, Andie crashes Ben’s poker evening with the fellows, then pretends to freak out when she sees that he’s killed the plant.

On Friday, McConaughey posted a photograph from the movie, together with the caption “that damn fern.” 

Hudson reacts 

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Shortly after McConaughey’s throwback post, Hudson acquired in on the motion. She posted the identical photograph of herself clutching the lifeless houseplant. “That damn fern…? That damn fern?!?! YOU LET IT DIE! ❤️,” she wrote. 

The phrases are a reference to the second within the movie the place she sees the lifeless fern. 

“Oh no! Our love fern!” Hudson’s character says. “It’s dead.”

“No, honey, it’s just sleeping,” Ben replies. 

“You let it die!” Andie retorts. “Are you gonna let us die? You should think about that.”

Fans love McConaughey’s and Hudson’s posts

Kate Hudson and Matthew McConaughey
Matthew McConaughey and Kate Hudson | Michael Loccisano/FilmMagic

Fans have been delighted with Hudon and McConaughey’s journey down reminiscence lane, with many commenting about how a lot they cherished the film, together with actress Vanessa Hudgens, who left a touch upon McConaughey’s post calling the film “the best.” 

A couple of individuals even begged the 2 actors to reunite in one other movie. 

“Please make another romcom together 🙌❤️🍾💕 this world needs some love!” one particular person commented on Hudson’s post. 

“Seen this too many times to count!! Would so love to see you in another one like this!!! Classic,” wrote one other. 

Hudson and McConaughey have reunited onscreen simply as soon as since How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days. They co-starred in 2008’s Fool’s Gold, the place they performed a not too long ago divorced couple who go looking for a treasure misplaced at sea.

Meanwhile, How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days is getting a reboot. The new model is coming to us courtesy of Quibi, which makes short-form streaming content material for cell.

Read extra: Kate Hudson Says Rumors of Her Raising Her Baby Genderless Are Clickbait

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