In the lively video, McConaughey’s wife, mom and kids crowded around his computer to cheer for the participants. The seniors each appeared on individual screens — some beamed at the camera while others stayed focused on their bingo cards.
The facility shared footage of the bingo night to their Facebook page.
“You’d be a whole lot cooler if you did,” one resident said, referencing the actor’s famous quote from the movie “Dazed and Confused.”
McConaughey didn’t get to visit in-person because of social distancing orders, but residents were overjoyed he made a virtual appearance.
“The residents absolutely loved seeing Matthew and his family and enjoyed hearing him talk about what he’s doing to get through this crisis,” she said. “It gave them hope and was the boost that they needed to get through this lonely, challenging time.”
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