Matt Damon’s Celebrity Friends Reveal His Secrets
Matt Damon’s numerous celebrity friends reveal secrets and untold stories about the actor for a new magazine cover story. Find out below some fun facts you didn’t know about the movie star!
Some of the A-listers who shared details about their relationship with Damon in the August issue of GQ included George Clooney, Ben Affleck, Julia Roberts, Scarlett Johansson, Tina Fey and many more. Best pal Affleck, for example, joked that Damon befriended him to “maintain the illusion that he is Mr. Nice Guy.” Referring to himself, Affleck quipped, “He found a young TV actor who was just a pretty face and made friends with him so he would always look good by comparison.” Affleck went on to describe Damon as “media-savvy and manipulative,” in the same manner that the “O. J. Simpson defense-team members” were.
Johansson, who co-starred with Damon in We Bought A Zoo, admitted to being impressed by the handsome actor’s ability to “walk into the hair-and-makeup trailer looking like someone who slept directly on his face for seven hours and emerge a bona fide movie star.” Meanwhile, Ocean’s franchise co-stars Clooney and Roberts also complimented the actor’s physical attributes. “He looks swell in a Speedo,” said Clooney, while Roberts added, “He does have nice teeth.”
Damon played Fey’s boyfriend in a four-episode guest arc on “30 Rock,” and the comedic actress revealed that it was his idea. Damon had admitted to being a big fan of the NBC series, and told Fey, “I wanna be on the show!” but his agent wasn’t having it. “He was like, ‘He’s not doing this!’ And we’re like, ‘No, no, he told us he wanted to do it,'” noted Fey. “And you could tell his agent was like… He’s too good for this!”
Damon’s Promised Land co-star John Krasinski related a funny story about the actor kissing his wife in their film, The Adjustment Bureau. Krasinski, who showed up on set for the big scene, divulged, “He turned to me, and the first thing he ever said to me was, ‘Hey, man. I was just totally tonguing your girl.’ And I went, ‘Oh, okay. Cool.'”
Additional stars to spill funny memories and stories about Damon for his GQ story included Chris Hemsworth, Matthew McConaughey, Michael Douglas, Jimmy Kimmel, Sarah Silverman, Jessica Chastain and many others! The August issue of GQ will hit newsstands on July 26.