Matthew McConaughey On Films And Fatherhood

03/28/2008 02:45 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Donna Freydkin USA Today

Here's how Matthew McConaughey learned he was going to be a dad.

"I got a card with an ultrasound," says McConaughey, breaking into a whisper. "Awesome. Awesome. If she told me she had some news to share with me, that would not have been in my Top 10. It's much better."

The she in question is model Camila Alves, who is just sporting the earliest signs of a baby bump. When told that his girlfriend of one year's glow must be contagious because he's almost preening with joy, McConaughey smiles. Does she have that radiance? "She does. And it's beautiful."

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