For the second time in six months, actor Matthew McConaughey is talking about his place in Texas politics.
By Holley Ford
The Texas native was on an episode of Houston’s “The Balanced Voice” podcast this week with host Rania Mankarious.
“I do think I have some things to teach and share, and what is my role,” said McConaughey. “What’s my category in my next chapter of life that I’m going into?”
After he said that, the host brought up a listener’s question to the Oscar-winning actor.
“I’m not asking a question,” Mankarious said, smiling. “Don’t comment, but should your next leadership role ever include you, you know, running for governor of this wonderful state? But don’t answer that! I’m not asking that question (laughs).”
Back in November, McConaughey was asked the same thing on “The Hugh Hewitt Show,” and said, “I don’t know. I mean, that wouldn’t be up to me. It would be up to the people more than it would me.”
“Look, politics seems to be a broken business to me right now. And when politics redefines its purpose, I could be a hell of a lot more interested,” he added.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is up for reelection next year.