There’s always the possibility of a good, mind-bending story in Hollywood. The story of the year might be the notion that Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey are real-life siblings. Woody discussed his feelings about the idea during an appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.
The chance arose when their families traveled to Greece together a few years ago. Matthew’s mother allegedly said that she “knew” Woody’s father.
Woody Harrelson with Matthew McConaughey
“We went on to unpack what this ‘knew’ meant and did some math and found out that his dad was on furlough at the same time that my mom and dad were in their second divorce,” Matthew explained during an interview with Kelly Ripa. Woody shared that there “is some veracity” to potentially sharing a father with Matthew.
For years, the two have been thought to be similar. “My family believes that many of his photographs are of me. “His family believes that many of the photos of me are of him,” Matthew explained. Both actors want to take a DNA test to prove their innocence.