we're going to jump to the other track with Mom for a second here, and I'd like to have conversation about or description. Maybe a mink oil. I would like to did
you have to tell us how
many coil entered your life, please? Yeah,
I would not be here talking to you right now if it wasn't for the oil of Meek. Yeah, I think it was about homes. I 14 15 years old ninth
grade adolescence. My
mom starts paddling again peddling my whole while family was peddling something my mom starts peddling. This oil of me Product door-to-door sales. Look here. You put this mink oil on your face and it brings out all the impurities that you have and once those impurities Are these all come out you then have clear glowing skin for the rest of your life. That was sort of the sales pitch. Right? Well, I'm 15. I got a few pimples as any 15 year-old does and one night. My mom goes. Well, you should choose this all of me. I'm like great GW. Let me do that.
Sure. So I start putting this oil and makeup on my face every night before I go to bed and
after about a week I wake up and I'm got more pimples than I had a week before
I check in the mirror and go to Mom has its own. You guys got out yet exactly what it's supposed to do pull out all the impurities. Keep doing it stick with it Sherm as I just religiously keep putting it on. Well after two weeks now they seem to be running to a problem here. I've got I've got a whole face full of pimples and it's getting pretty severe I go back to my she's like, oh, wow. Well, you just got more impurities then I thought you'd have just keep doing it. I'm going to keep bringing out those impurities. I keep it up three weeks go by and now I've got full-blown acne and and I'm really concerned a my mom's just staying on with it going. Wow, no stick with it all the impurities coming out. Well, I sneak off to a dermatologist on my own and my this was not my mom's recommendation. I sneak out there on my own this and I take a ball of this Miko with me and I go I got doc can lick my face is when you put on your face. I show them this bodies literally reads the ladies like oh no no, no, no, no. No, this is for someone that's like 40 year old or not a teenage child who's got oily pores anyone this Locking your pores your pores. Can't breathe. You are 10 days away from having ice pick holes in your face from acne. We've got to get you off of this. Okay? Because we also have to get you on this stuff called Accutane. It's a Year's worth of medicine. It will dry you up there will have its complications, but it'll be better than the acting that you can have some boom. I get on the Accutane off the oil of Meek and around that time my dad who was always as I said peddlin and looking How to hit a lick look Sam you guys (expletive) boy? I think we got a lawsuit against this coming (expletive) walloping company. I mean, you're you're good-looking son. Let me look at you. You're all swole up. So he takes me to see his lawyer and members lawyers name of Cheri hairs. So I'm sitting down with my dad and his lawyer. Jerry Harrison think we got a case and he asked me like, you know, I would did your confidence lower we know with these but these pimples you got this acting down by quoting. Yes, sir. Doing
good with the girls. And I said no sir. Not at all. He his eyes light up and I can tell that even at my age of 15 that he's building his case. He goes emotional distress. You were under emotions. You are under emotional distress and I look at him and I'm like sure yeah emotional distress and Jerry's slap gosh dog, we can get thirty five to fifty thousand dollars off this emotional distress go a long way Jim. My dad's like hot (expletive) that (expletive). That's right. $50,000 its way to go. Oh son, and so that's getting all excited about this deal. We're going to make $50,000 off of my emotional distress his youngest son. So anyway, meanwhile I'm on Accutane thing takes a year to get clear up and you get scaly your dandruff in your knees hurt you get slits in your mouth and everything else but much better than this acne. And this jacket thing starts clearing this acne up on my favorite. Well as lawsuits go, you know, they drag on a while. So come two years later. I'm Back in Jerry Harrison Law Office sitting across the table from the from the defense attorney and now my acne cleared up. Okay, and this lawyer says there and starts off the conversation with me and goes. Oh my gosh, that must have been so emotionally distressful and I'm like, he's loving you softball here. I'm going to knock this out of the park. Yes, sir. It was highly emotional distressful and he's like I bet you confidence was down. Down I was like he did it again. What's this guy doing? He's a horrible lawyer. He's teeing me up or just knock it out of the park and getting some yes. It was so mostly distressful. My confidence was low wasn't doing well with the girls. I mean mean it was bad stuff sir, and I'm sitting here thinking we got this case. Well this don't go so boy gets his Cheshire a big grin on his face reaches under the desk and pulls out this green yearbook, and it's got a page marked on it. And is it over in front of me turns around and Opened it to a specific that specific earmark page and points to a picture. Now this was the 1988 yearbook for Long View High School, which now, I was a senior and mind you this lawsuit started back when I was a sophomore in this picture my senior year he points to and said who's that and there's a picture of camisa Springs really beautiful lady girl eight-year-old with a sash across her chest says most beautiful well arm and arm with her and next to her. Is he on named Matthew McConaughey with the sash his chest? It says most handsome Isis that see that I squint my eyes on like, oh, we just lost the case. I look about him the boys smiles and he goes so emotionally distressful in right then we had lost the case and it was over and I remember my dad him and hauled for four months gosh. (expletive) it boy. We were going to win $50,000 and you gotta go off a win most handsome. You're screwed up the whole deal man oil of mink and the McConaughey's who chase litigations but never quite went them. That was another way of my dad trying to hit a lick and I screwed it up by winning most handsome.
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