(CNN)Matthew McConaughey is still considering a tally for governmental office.
The "Dallas Buyers Club" actor, a autochthonal of Texas, said successful a caller occurrence of the "Set it Straight: Myths and Legends" podcast that he's "measuring" the thought aft members of the state set Midland said helium should run for office successful his homestate. Over the past year, McConaughey has played with the thought of moving for Texas governor.
To the hosts helium replied, "Well, convey you, man. I'm measuring it. Look, it's going to beryllium successful immoderate capacity. ... I conscionable — I'm much of a folksy and philosopher writer statesman than I americium a, per se, definitive politician."
He continued, "So I go, well, that's a crushed not to, but past I go, no, that's precisely wherefore you should, due to the fact that authorities needs redefinition, but I'm measuring, you know, what is my category? What's my embassy?"
If McConaughey does run, it volition apt beryllium against Democrat Beto O'Rourke and existent Gov. Greg Abbott, according to the Houston Chronicle.
McConaughey said his conflict with becoming a person is however to stay an creator arsenic well.
"I person to stay an artist," helium said connected the podcast. "I've earned my close to bask that Saturday nighttime portion of life, that euphony portion of life. It has to person euphony to it. You cognize what I mean. I'm precise bully astatine being diligent, Monday morning, practical, structure, I'm each of that. But I gotta proceed to beryllium an creator successful what I do."