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Matt Damon is Boring?

Matt was caught with his wife Luciana and daughter Isabella in Madrid yesterday. He has been busy filming his latest Bourne movie overseas. As you can tell, Matt may be known as the nice guy, but he's not one to pose for the cameras. The actor tells Details that he actually tries to keep a low profile even if it means being boring. Matt seems to think the press has hurt his career in the past and is pretty hard on himself about it. In fact Details had to get info from Angelina, Affleck and Robert DeNiro to help in the article. Here's highlights of what Matt had to say:

  • On the Hollywood limelight:
    “I’ve worked very hard in interviews to portray a very polite and boring person. I’m actively trying to get away from the overexposure that happened eight years ago.
  • On being famous:
    “I’d heard people say, ‘You’ll enjoy being famous for a week, and you’ll never enjoy it again.’ I don’t even feel like I had that week. I was so busy working that I didn’t even get to notice that moment.”
  • On turning down the cover of Rolling Stone:
    “Harvey [Weinstein] came to the set of Rounders and was yelling at me, going, ‘What the f--k is wrong with you? Did you ever think you’d be on the cover of Rolling Stone? And I said ‘Sure, I dreamed about it when I was a kid, but I’m already on the cover of nine other f--king magazines. My own grandmother told me she’s sick of seeing me. I can’t do this anymore.”

BFF Ben Affleck said “If he does something he doesn’t like, it will stay with him. And if you bring up something he did 10 years ago, he’ll be like, ‘Ugh, I f—king hate that!’ Matt takes it harder than most.” Well, while some may agree with Matt, we're still guilty of giving him more press. But it's only because there is just something about Matt that we love. For more about the interview pick up the December issue of Details. If you can't wait that long, there's more highlights so just

  • On giving interviews:
    “The only thing a celebrity can do in one of these articles is hurt their own career. If I give you a really good interview, am I going to get a movie out of it? F--k no! So what’s the argument for saying anything, unless you have this rampaging need to please?”
  • On being selective with his roles:
    “I want the kind of career Robert Duvall has. I don’t feel [that] chasing movies like this is going to lead to a 40-year career. I’d rather be broke.”


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misspoli misspoli 9 years
He can´t be boring... he is amazing!!! ************************************************************* "To be or not to be: That is the question!" William Shakespeare
stone_soup stone_soup 10 years
Well, with a low profile, it just helps us to better focus on his acting than on his personal life. ____________________________________ Don't tick me off. Or you'll get it.
hotstuff hotstuff 10 years
Someone please remind me of the "overexposure" ................(sorry I fell asleep from reading about boring Matt)... he had eight years ago!!!
My-Opinion My-Opinion 10 years
Boring or not I think he's hot. :D
mar mar 10 years
I think it is very respectable of him to not want to be a media wh*re. Most people would NEVER pass up a chance to be on the cover of Rolling Stone. I admire celebs that would rather put the focus on thier work rather then themselves.
katy katy 10 years
I think hi are a good person and I loved to see him act. I think you are sexy too! Love you Matt and be so "bored" you just want.
paigesweetkisses paigesweetkisses 10 years
he sure does drop the f bomb a lot.
siouxsie siouxsie 10 years
of course he's boring..he's a dad. parenthood sucks the interesting out of you ....:-)
LaurenG22 LaurenG22 10 years
if he hates the media why is he doing this article?
sashak sashak 10 years
that is why i love matt! he is a normal guy & normal people are kinda boring. & I love the glasses too, Trix!
Trixie6 Trixie6 10 years
I love seeing pics of him wearing his glasses. He looks so cute. :-P
BlondeSugar BlondeSugar 10 years
I like him and I like that he is "boring"
Fancy04 Fancy04 10 years
He looks like he would be boring.
Imabeliever Imabeliever 10 years
I like him..he is a normal good guy trying to find a way to make it in an f'up business.. good for him.. keep it up Matty!
Annie2u59 Annie2u59 10 years
Some celeb that's not a media whore!, works for me.
Mme-Hart Mme-Hart 10 years
Matt is more than welcome to come and try to bore me sometime!
Jinx Jinx 10 years
Matt can bore me any time! lol ~Procrastinate Now! Don't Put It Off~ (Ellen)
JustMe21 JustMe21 10 years
Yeah, not a fan of his. He is boring and not that great looking...sorry. Never have thought so.
teddybear teddybear 10 years
The press can kill your career. If they catch you farting at a classy resturaunt than noone will see your next film. HE'S SO HOT!!!
themom themom 10 years
I love MATT !!!
Fantasia1 Fantasia1 10 years
i dont blame him for trying to keep a low profile, so in this case i guess boring is fine:P
Padraigin Padraigin 10 years
He's not my cup of tea, but boring is good. Boring is normal.
LookatItThisway LookatItThisway 10 years
Aww I wuv you Matty! There there now. *pats him softly on head*
Sica Sica 10 years
Aw, I think he's so cute. ________________________________________ ♥ Love me or hate me, don't be impartial ♥
Luna13 Luna13 10 years
hee hee, matt damon is very boring and fugley may i mention?!
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