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Matthew McConaughey Hasn't Worn Deodorant In 30 Years, And Yvette Nicole Brown Revealed What He Smells Like

The saga continues.

In case you haven't heard, there's been a ton of controversy about celebs and their bathing routines this month. Go ahead and grab some popcorn as I catch you up to speed.


It all started when Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis sat down for a chat during Dax Shepard and Monica Padman's Armchair Expert podcast. Mila revealed she didn't have hot water growing up, so she "didn’t shower much anyway. But when I had children, I also didn’t wash them every day. I wasn’t the parent that bathed my newborns — ever."

Mila and Ashton sitting together and smiling
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And Ashton added, "Now, here's the thing: If you can see the dirt on them, clean them. Otherwise, there’s no point."



And if you can believe it, Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard came out in support of Mila and Ashton. During a chat on The View, Kristen said, "I'm a big fan of waiting for the stink. Once you catch a whiff, that's biology's way of letting you know you need to clean it up. There's a red flag. Honestly, it's just bacteria; once you get bacteria, you gotta be like, 'Get in the tub or the shower.'"

Kristen and Dax smiling and standing together
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After Kristen and Dax, a bunch more celebs weighed in on their bathing habits too!

Wait for the stink?? What?!


Now, in case you didn't know, Matthew McConaughey is famous for refusing to wear deodorant for the past 30 years.

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According to Elite Daily, Kate Hudson asked him to wear some while they were filming Fool's Gold. He said, "She always brings a salt rock, which is some natural deodorant, and says, 'Would you please put this on?' I just never wore it. No cologne, no deodorant."

Kate in a sparkly red outfit on the red carpet
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He continued, "The women in my life, including my mother, have all said, 'Hey, your natural smell smells, one, like a man and, two, smells like you.'"

Matthew in glasses on the red carpet
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Despite his stance on deodorant, he says that he takes multiple showers a day and brushes his teeth up to five times a day.

Well, Yvette Nicole Brown has entered the chat.

Yvette on the red carpet
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You might remember her from CommunityDrake & Josh, The Odd Couple, and The Mayor.

Yvette recently hopped on SiriusXM's The Jess Cagle Show and talked about the hygiene habits of her former colleague Matthew.

A smiling Yvette on the red carpet, hand on hip
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Matthew and Yvette worked together on the set of Tropic Thunder.

"I remember that Matthew McConaughey said that he did not use deodorant and that he didn't have an odor. So my first thought was, I'm going to get as close as I can to him to see if he's right."

Yvette smiling
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Brave woman!

"He does not have an odor," she announced. "He smells like granola and good living. He has a sweet, sweet scent. That is just him, and it's not musty or crazy."


So, there you have it! What do you think about Matthew McConaughey's decision not to wear deodorant? Sound off in the comments below!