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    Matthew McConaughey’s Kids Had The Funniest Reaction To Finding Out He Has Shawn Mendes’ Phone Number

    Matthew McConaughey is a ~cool dad~.

    So Matthew McConaughey had a recent interview with Entertainment Tonight, where he chatted about his new memoir, Greenlights, and I was surprised to learn about his friendship with Shawn Mendes.

    Matthew McConaughey attends the 2019 premiere of HBO's "True Detective" Season 3

    During the conversation, Matthew was asked if he’s seen the photo going around of the 22-year-old singer reading his memoir.

    Shawn Mendes attends the 2020 GRAMMY Awards

    And that led the actor to share his thoughts on Shawn — whom he called "a good young man" — and the fact that they've been in contact for a while.

    Matthew says of Shawn: "He reached out a while back, and he and I have stayed in contact and will continue to"

    Matthew, who is married to Camila Alves, also mentioned that his kids — Levi, Vida, and Livingston — seem to be fans of Shawn himself: “I know my kids have seen him and know his music and et cetera,” he told ET.

    And so, the funniest — and cutest — thing is how Matthew's kids reacted when they found out their dad has Shawn Mendes' ACTUAL phone number:

    Matthew says, “My kids are like, ‘You got his number? You got his number?!’”

    Matthew then shared their panicked reaction when he offered them an opportunity to call him:

    Matthew says, “And I’m like, ‘You wanna call him?’ And they’re like, ‘No, no, no, not yet. I gotta think of what to say.”

    A very cute reaction that can be summed up as this:

    But hey, I'll admit, I'd probably have the same reaction.

    You can watch the clip of Matthew McConaughey talking all about his kids and Shawn Mendes here:

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