Having an Aussie accent in America can really play to your advantage. It’s cute, it’s unusual, it’s got that Crocodile Dundee vibe.
It’s no wonder then that Matthew McConaughey faked an Australian accent after returning home from living Down Under for one year between high school and college.
McConaughey pulled the accent for almost 12 months while he was studying at the University of Texas at Austin, he told Seth Meyers Friday on Late Night with Seth Meyers.
Why? He was doing it to impress women, of course. “The ladies kinda were [into it] … which is why I was doing it,” he said. Read more…