Watch: Matthew McConaughey Saves His Newborn Son From A Charging Ram!
The actor recalls the harrowing tale during an appearance on Jimmy Fallon's show.
In addition to being an actor and a dad, Matthew McConaughey revealed that he just might be a superhero too.
During an appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, he revealed that he once had to save his newborn son from a charging ram! He shared his harrowing tale during a game of “True Confessions” — in which players have to determine whether or not the other players’ stories are true.
“I got charged by a mountain ram at the edge of the Grand Canyon and had to throw my 6-month-old child 15 feet through the air — to my wife — to save him,” he said.
After revealing that his unbelievable statement was indeed in true, he launched into the epic explanation.
While he, his wife, their son and their dog were all enjoying a relaxing picnic, they unintentionally caught the attention of a wild ram. Before anyone had much time to react, the 48-year-old had to get his loved ones away from the quickly advancing animal.
“I squared off and just tried to go as Yoda as I could with this ram and just say, ‘Not me, whatever it is,’ and he was kicking dirt and everything,” the actor explained.
Luckily, his quick instincts (and killer throwing arm) helped him scare the ram off and get his family to safety.
Watch the clip above and let us know what you think about Matthew’s EPIC rescue!