Matthew McConaughey Interview – “A parent has to walk a fine line between being a parent and a friend.”

PREVIEW

Matthew McConaughey has always embraced life to the fullest.  His self-styled, free-spirited attitude has endeared him to audiences over the years who have seen him evolve from a romantic comedy star into an Oscar-winning dramatic actor in 2013’s Dallas Buyers’ Club and the acclaimed True Detective TV series.

THE INTERVIEW

Q:  After making a film like this, does it help you put into perspective your own parental philosophy or sense of responsibility?

MM:  A parent has to walk a fine line between being a parent and a friend.  Those two roles intersect and overlap.  I’ve seen many examples where adults are trying to be friends to their children in circumstances where they’re doing a disservice to their children. But I understand how hard it can be to know which role you need to play at the right time.

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