Matt Damon Defends Teachers, Tenure, Lashes Out at Reporter

Matt Damon Defends Teachers, Tenure, Lashes Out at Reporter

Matt Damon is a passionate actor, both on and off screen.

At the Save Our Schools march in DC last weekend, the Oscar nominee was asked if fear over losing his job inspired him to be better at that job - an indirect way of criticizing the tenure system - and replied: “You think job insecurity is what makes me work hard? It’s not an incentive, I want to be an actor.”

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Matt Damon Lays Into President Obama on Economy, Unemployment

Matt Damon Lays Into President Obama on Economy, Unemployment

One of Barack Obama's most prominent supporters during the 2008 election, Matt Damon is now one of the President's most outspoken critics.

Days after the actor expressed disappointment in Obama to Piers Morgan, he gave an interview to Great Britian's The Independent in which he went into greater detail over what he considers missed opportunities on the commander-in-chief's part.

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Matt Damon: Disappointed in Barack Obama

Matt Damon: Disappointed in Barack Obama

With one word, Barack Obama lost the enthusiastic support of one of his most famous supporters last night.

Asked by Piers Morgan if he's happy with the way Obama has been running the country,"Matt Damon simply replied: "No." He then elaborated:

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Ben Affleck and Matt Damon Team Up to Fight Hunger

Ben Affleck and Matt Damon Team Up to Fight Hunger

Ben Affleck and Matt Damon teamed up to write Good Will Hunting many years ago, earning an Academy Award and national acclaim in the process.

But the close friends have partnered on an even more important cause this week: feeding the hungry.

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Matt Damon, Wife Luciana Welcome Baby Girl!

Matt Damon, Wife Luciana Welcome Baby Girl!

Say a prayer for Matt Damon today. Guy now has four daughters!

That's gonna be real fun in about a decade, Matt. Just saying, good luck to you! We kid ... mostly. He and wife Luciana welcomed #4 this week in New York.

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Matt Damon and Shawn Johnson Dead? Not So Much

Matt Damon and Shawn Johnson Dead? Not So Much

A rumor that actor Matt Damon is dead after reportedly being found in the desert over the web last night, but fortunately (and not surprisingly) it is false.

Some of the Matt Damon is dead rumors state TMZ as reporting the death. Not only is the rumor false, the attribution of the story to TMZ is also false.

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Matt Damon: Not a Big Fan of Sarah Palin

Matt Damon: Not a Big Fan of Sarah Palin

The race for the White House is heating (and all tied) up as millions of Americans have become enthralled with the rock star that is Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin.

Matt Damon? Not among them!

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Matt Damon, Wife Welcome Baby Girl

Matt Damon, Wife Welcome Baby Girl

There was no baby blog. No reality TV show chronicling the experience. No shot of a pregnant, naked Luciana Damon.

Instead, Matt Damon and his wife continued to act like one of the most regular couples in Hollywood, welcoming a baby into the world last night with little fanfare.

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Matt Damon: Tom Brady is the Sexiest Man Alive

Matt Damon: Tom Brady is the Sexiest Man Alive

"You gave an aging suburban dad the ego boost of a lifetime. My 9-year-old stepdaughter now thinks I'm cool - well, cooler." - Matt Damon

These humble words came from the hot star of Good Will Hunting, Rounders, Ocean's Eleven and all those Bourne movies after he was crowned, reluctantly, Wednesday as the Sexiest Man Alive by People magazine.

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Baby Girl Bourne to Matt Damon, Wife

Baby Girl Bourne to Matt Damon, Wife

The Bourne Daugther.

Matt Damon and wife Luciana could be starring in such an aptly titled film now that their first child has entered the world. On Sunday, the couple welcomed all seven pounds and seven ounces of Isabella at the Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital in Hollywood, FL.

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Matt Damon Biography

Matt Damon, Kids
Matt Damon first starred in Good Will Hunting, then a Bourne Identity or two or three. Can't wait to see what's next. More »
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