Esquire noted that McConaughey’s YouTube Channel went viral on Reddit a few days ago. Since that time, his videos have finally managed to breakout, but even now there are still a few that have just over 50,000 views. Part of this is McConaughey’s fault, as he doesn’t seem to have actively pushed his channel and he’s only posted six videos, including trailers for Sing and the recently released Kubo and the Two Strings. McConaughey is a great performer, but self-promotion (surprisingly!) is a skill that he may want to work on.
McConaughey’s personal videos weren’t made to talk about himself, but the topics that he choose to speak about deserved wider attention than they’ve been getting. In the short video posted above, McConaughey focused on getting clean water for homeless school children through an I Am Water promotion with Whole Foods. McConaughey’s second video was a quick thank you to fans who took part in a “Giving Tuesday” charity event.
McConaughey revisited I Am Water and “Giving Tuesday” in his two follow-up videos from last year.
Now that people know that McConaughey has a YouTube channel, perhaps he’ll update it more frequently. It could also give McConaughey a viable platform to continue speaking out about the issues that are important to him. And if he wants to post more trailers, too, we’re not gonna have a problem with that!
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