Late-Night Highlight: Matthew McConaughey Reveals His Award Speech Secrets

Hint: It just has to do with one iconic line

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From the Golden Globes to the Screen Actors Guild awards, Oscar nominee Matthew McConaughey has been getting lots of practice in giving awards speeches — so much so that Jimmy Kimmel asked him for his secrets on Wednesday night.

When asked how he’ll top his much-discussed Golden Globes speech, McConaughey explained: “If I start with ‘Alright, alright, alright’ and ‘Thank you,’ I really can’t go wrong.”

That iconic “Alright, alright, alright” holds a special significance for McConaughey — those were the first three words the actor said on film as he was first starting out his career in 1993′s Dazed and Confused.

From the Golden Globes to the Screen Actors Guild awards, Oscar nominee Matthew McConaughey has been getting lots of practice in giving awards speeches — so much so that Jimmy Kimmel asked him for his secrets on Wednesday night.

When asked how he’ll top his much-discussed Golden Globes speech, McConaughey explained: “If I start with ‘Alright, alright, alright’ and ‘Thank you,’ I really can’t go wrong.”

That iconic “Alright, alright, alright” holds a special significance for McConaughey — those were the first three words the actor said on film as he was first starting out his career in 1993′s Dazed and Confused.