George Clooney may have nabbed Sexiest Man Alive honors again, but his Ocean’s 13 co-star isn’t taking the snub lightly.
Okay, that’s a complete lie. Matt Damon doesn’t even mention his friend in a recent interview with Details magazine. But many celebrities do have kind things to say about this popular actor.
On the Hollywood limelight:
“I’ve worked very hard in interviews to portray a very polite and boring person. I’m actively trying to get away from the overexposure that happened eight years ago.”
On giving interviews:
“The only thing a celebrity can do in one of these articles is hurt their own career. If I give you a really good interview, am I going to get a movie out of it? F–k no! So what’s the argument for saying anything, unless you have this rampaging need to please?”
** THG Note: Lindsay Lohan certainly has a need to please … every guy she meets
On being famous:
“I’d heard people say, ‘You’ll enjoy being famous for a week, and you’ll never enjoy it again.’ I don’t even feel like I had that week. I was so busy working that I didn’t even get to notice that moment.”
On turning down the cover of Rolling Stone:
“Harvey [Weinstein] came to the set of Rounders and was yelling at me, going, ‘What the f–k is wrong with you? Did you ever think you’d be on the cover of Rolling Stone? And I said ‘Sure, I dreamed about it when I was a kid, but I’m already on the cover of nine other f–king magazines. My own grandmother told me she’s sick of seeing me. I can’t do this anymore.”
On being selective with his roles:
“I want the kind of career Robert Duvall has. I don’t feel [that] chasing movies like this is going to lead to a 40-year career. I’d rather be broke.”
** THG Note: Or, as it will soon be known, Damon would rather be “Kevin Federline-d”