Matthew McConaughey Shares Photo Of Brutal Bee Sting In Eye

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Beloved actor Matthew McConaughey recently found himself in a sticky situation.

The Hollywood heartthrob was stung by a bee, and judging by his latest Instagram post, it was a close call right near his eye!

In the up-close selfie shared on Wednesday (July 10), you can see McConaughey’s right eye looking painfully swollen shut. The Magic Mike star, however, didn’t seem to let a little bee sting get him down. Despite the painful-looking injury, he managed to flash his signature grin, proving he’s as tough as a Texas cowboy!

Always one for a clever joke, McConaughey captioned his post: “bee swell.” While it gave fans a hint of what happened, it left us buzzing with questions. Is he allergic to bees? What exactly went down?

As expected, McConaughey’s supporters were quick to swarm the comment section with well-wishes and concern. Many were praying for his speedy recovery, hoping he’d be back to his usual charming self in no time.

“Ouch hope you are ok! That looks uncomfortable!”
“Caught a different kind of buzz! Yikes! But impressive you’re still smiling.”
“Ouch! Get some ice on it!”
“Dang it, anyway! Take good care of yourself!”
“Bee careful!!”

True to his laid-back persona, McConaughey seems to be taking this bee sting in stride. And if anyone can turn a bee sting into a buzz-worthy moment, it’s Matthew McConaughey!

For those who might not know, Matthew McConaughey is not just an actor but a man of many talents.

He’s also an author, having written the best-selling book Greenlights, in which he shares his life’s adventures and philosophies. He also released his debut children’s book, Just Because, in 2023.

An advocate for various charitable causes, McConaughey is also deeply involved in his community, especially in his home state of Texas.

Aaron E. Martinez via American-Statesman

RELATED: Matthew McConaughey Reveals Why He Moved From Hollywood To Texas

McConaughey also recently starred in Zach Bryan’s music video for his song “Nine Ball.” Before that, he actually starred in another country music video in 1992, for Trisha Yearwood’s “Walkaway Joe.” Check it out below!

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