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​'How To Lose a Guy in 10 Days'​ Predicted What Matthew McConaughey's Son Would Look Like

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How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days, the 2003 romcom starring Kate Hudson and Matthew McConaughey, got a lot wrong. It cast the "cool girl" stereotype in such stark relief to the "crazy girl" (aka "girl") stereotype that the movie can't possibly hold up in a post-Gone Girl world. It suggested a staff writer at a Cosmo-like magazine believed that she could investigate civil unrest in Tajikistan for that same publication. It requires its audience to accept that Matthew McConaughey grew up on Staten Island.

But How to Lose a Guy got one thing right: It predicted what McConaughey's future son would look like. In the movie, Hudson's Andie Anderson, trying to drive her beau/target Ben Barry away, pulls an "If They Mated," and creates a full photo album of their terrifying future.

According to a recent paparazzi photo of the family in New York, the actor's real son, Levi, is finally about the same age as the fake child on the fake family trip to Switzerland. They share a button nose, lit-from-within skin that some children and Kardashians have, a chin pointed just so, a strong forehead, and adorable ears. Also the hairline! Wow, that hairline!

In order to create these photos, the filmmakers must have scored childhood pictures of McConaughey, then photoshopped the eyebrows off to achieve the level of batshit crazy necessary for the picture to be a punchline. In that case, the movie's family photo album kid looks like McConaughey's actual kid because McConaughey's actual kid looks like McConaughey. Here's a photograph of the actor at roughly the same age as both his son and his fake son:

Photo: Whosay/@MatthewMcConaughey

Remove the eyebrows and the dimples, give him a new hairline, and it's basically the child in the lederhosen in the clip above. So by transitive property of McConaughey, Levi looks like his dad, and How to Lose a Guy is clairvoyant.