The book is believed to see the star speaking about an incident in which he was arrested while naked while recounting the ups and downs of his Hollywood career.
However, he also gives details of the heartbreaking moment he found out his father, James Donald McConaughey, had passed.
An exercise shared in People magazine explains, “I got a call from my mom. “Your father is dead. My knees bent. I couldn’t believe it.
“It was my father. No one or nothing could kill him. Except mom.
“He always said to me and to my brothers, ‘Boys, when I go, I’ll make love to your mother.’ And that’s what happened. He had a heart attack in his prime.
Matthew’s father, James, died aged 63 in 1992, when the star was in his early 20s.
Giving more information on his parents and their relationship, Matthew explained that things can be turbulent.
Her father, owner of the pipeline company, had married her mother, Mary Kathleen, on several occasions – the couple having divorced twice.
Matthew himself was born shortly after the couple married for the third time.
The actor told People, “They were violent sometimes.
“Like I say in the book, that’s how they communicated. They divorced twice, got married three times, I mean, yeah, it was like the Pacific Ocean in a storm.
Matthew McConaughey’s book Greenlights is scheduled for release on Tuesday, October 20, 2020.