Matthew McConaughey Once Dated 2 Co-Stars From the Same Movie

by Jeremy Spirogis
Matthew McConaughey

Matthew McConaughey has been fortunately married to Camila Alves, a Brazilian-American mannequin, for 14 years. But previous to strolling down the aisle, McConaughey dated a couple of of his co-stars. The actor even dated two co-stars from the identical film.

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Matthew McConaughey | Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for SXSW

Matthew McConaughey says it was love at first sight with Camila Alves

McConaughey first caught sight of his future spouse at a membership in West Hollywood again in 2006. The actor revealed in an interview with People that he was instantly taken by Alves the second he noticed her. “She moved right to left in front of my eyes across that club,” McConaughey mentioned. “It was as if she was floating. And I did not say, ‘Who is that?’ I said, ‘What is that?’ And then introduced myself.”

Despite that he was immediately captivated by her, the identical couldn’t be mentioned for Alves. The mannequin revealed that she didn’t even acknowledge McConaughey at first, as he had an extended beard and was carrying a hat. Men’s Health reported that it was Lance Armstrong who knowledgeable her who McConaughey was. The couple went on their first date three days later, and so they’ve been collectively ever since. McConaughey proposed on Christmas in 2011, and so they wed in June 2012.  

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Matthew McConaughey and Camila Alves | Kevin Winter/Getty Images

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McConaughey fell for Ashley Judd and Sandra Bullock whereas filming ‘A Time To Kill’

McConaughey was by no means one to hurry into relationships, and his listing of earlier girlfriends isn’t too lengthy. He did, nevertheless, occur to fall for 2 totally different ladies whereas filming his 1996 film “A Time To Kill.”

While on set, McConaughey hit it off with actress Ashley Judd, and the 2 began courting. Judd performed McConaughey’s spouse, Carla, within the movie, and in keeping with Hollywood Life, she was the primary “big name” he was linked to. The two didn’t date for lengthy, although, as a result of McConaughey ended up falling for an additional co-star whereas filming: Sandra Bullock.

Bullock was additionally starring in “A Time To Kill,” and McConaughey’s romance with Bullock lasted for much longer than his transient stint with Judd. He and Bullock ended up courting for 2 years after assembly on set, and so they remained pleasant after their breakup. “There’s a great amount of respect and love … No matter where he is in his life or where I am in mine … I know we would stay close,” Bullock as soon as instructed Cosmopolitan.

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Matthew McConaughey and Sandra Bullock | Jim Smeal/Ron Galella Collection through Getty Images

McConaughey additionally dated Penelope Cruz proper earlier than assembly Alves

Once McConaughey and Bullock cut up up, he wasn’t with anybody specifically for a number of years. That was, till he started courting Penelope Cruz again in 2005. Once once more, McConaughey met her on a film set; the 2 had been filming “Sahara” and remained collectively after filming. However, the 2 went their separate methods in 2006, simply earlier than McConaughey met Alves.

McConaughey seems to have remained on good phrases with all of his exes, as he as soon as revealed in his 2014 guide that Cruz was “one of the best listeners I’ve ever met.”

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