- Matt Damon has broken his silence about riding out the coronavirus lockdown in a seaside town in Ireland
- Mr Damon arrived in Dalkey in mid-March to shoot scenes for The Last Duel
- Matt’s role in Contagion has made him the poster star for Covid-19, with many asking him for some tips
- Dalkey is growing on Matt and his family, he might think about making it a thing
Matt Damon opened up about living the coronavirus pandemic in a seaside town in Ireland.
The international star recently spoke to Dublin radio station’ Graham O’Toole and Nathan O’Reilly of Spin 1038 radio.
Briefly.co.za learnt that Matt has been FaceTiming a lot with his pal Bono whilst chilling with his little fam in Dalkey, southeast of Dublin.
Matt arrived in Dalkey in March with his wife and three youngest daughters to shoot scenes for The Last Duel - a medieval drama directed by Ridley Scott.
The people of Dalkey have been very welcoming to Matt and his family – they love the small town.
Matt expressed how he had been talking to Bono quite a bit during lockdown and he had tipped him off about the radio station's interest in him.
“He said to me last week, ‘You know there is a local radio station that’s looking for you. I was like, ‘I really got to track those guys down, I got to call into that show. It’s gone on too long.’ ”
Speaking about his family, Matt revealed that his oldest daughter, Alexia (Ms Barroso’s child from a previous relationship), a college student in New York City, tested positive for Covid-19 but managed to come out on top.
Matt’s role in Contagion has made him the poster star for Covid-19, with many asking him for some tips.
“Anybody who says you couldn’t predict this, just look at Contagion. Ten years ago we made a movie just by talking to experts and asking them how would this look and how kind of would it go down. The whole thing is tragic and sad.”
Dalkey is growing on Matt and his family. The star hinted that he might even look into buying a spot there, who knows what the future holds.
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