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Clocking in 50 with a bang: Matthew McConaughey debuts on Instagram

The actor took to Twitter to share the news with his followers.

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Nov 05, 2019, 04.53 PM IST
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Matthew McConaughey joined Instagram on his 50th birthday.
Matthew McConaughey joined Instagram on his 50th birthday.
NEW DELHI: Instagram has been witnessing quite a few debuts recently. Joining in the list of high-profile celebrities who recently joined Instagram is Oscar-winning actor, Matthew McConaughey. On his 50th birthday, Matthew took to Twitter to introduce the world to ‘Officially McConaughey’ .

On the micro-blogging site, the actor posted a unique video to announce his Instagram arrival. In the 24-second video, he was quoted saying, "Born November the 4th 1969, got my dad's name the very same day. But not until I turned 50, today, did I become @officiallymcconaughey. That's my Instagram handle. See you there."


Meanwhile, the 50-year-old star shared another video clip on Instagram, saying, “This is my first venture into sharing myself and my views with the world and I’m nervous about it”.

‘I am excited to share myself with you’, he added.

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The ‘Dallas Buyers Club’ star has already amassed 628,000 followers on the social media app. His bio reads, ‘Husband. Father. Actor. Minister of Culture. Professor. Creative Director. AustinFC. JKLivin. Pickle Expert’.

Approximately 2 weeks ago, ‘Friends’ star Jennifer Aniston, too, broke the Internet by joining Instagram and sharing a picture with her co-stars Courtney Cox, Matthew Perry and others.

‘And now we’re Instagram FRIENDS too. HI INSTAGRAM ����’, wrote the star.

Aniston has amassed 18.4 million followers.


What’s more? Just a week back, Indian industrialist and former Chairman of Tata Sons, Ratan Tata also made his IG debut and currently has 547,000 followers.

"I don't know about breaking the internet, but I am so excited to join all of you on Instagram!’, the 81-year-old wrote.


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