Matthew McConaughey Pays Tom Hanks For Babysitting His Son
By Leanne Cari 2011-03-18 21:48:18
Tom Hanks found himself $100 richer on Oscars night after Matthew McConaughey handed over the cash as a way of thanking the movie star for keeping his young son entertained all day.
McConaughey told the Oscar winner he is forever in debt to him because his Toy Story movies are beloved in his home - and his son Levi is a huge fan of cartoon cowboy Woody in the franchise.
McConaughey explains, "His main thing is Toy Story. Toy Story 1, Toy Story 2, Toy Story 3 - 'Papa, I want to watch Woody, where's Woody?' And that's his thing. I mean daily. We have to kind of govern him on it a little bit because it's all the time. And so I run into Tom Hanks (on) Oscar evening and I slip him a 100 (dollar bill). And he says 'What's that for?' And I says, 'Trust me, I owe you a lot more than that for the amount of time you've been babysitting my son Levi.'"
McConaughey and his longtime girlfriend Camilla Alves have two children Levi, two, and Vida, one. (MC/WNVLEN/KL)
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