Snoop Dogg Switched Matthew McConaughey’s Prop Weed for Real Weed on Harmony Korine’s ‘The Beach Bum’

IndieWire | 5/23/2018 | Staff
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When you’re starring opposite Snoop Dogg in a movie that features a scene of your characters smoking marijuana, you better prepare yourself to inhale the real thing. Matthew McConaughey learned this fact the surprising way during the making of Harmony Korine’s “The Beach Bum.” The Oscar winner told Jimmy Kimmel that Snoop Dogg actually got him stoned during one scene in which their characters share a joint.

The scene in question finds McConaughey’s character, Moondog, visiting Snoop Dogg for some magic weed that he hopes will cure his writer’s block. McConaughey explained that he checked with the prop department before filming the scene to make sure the weed was fake. By the time the cameras started rolling, the marijuana was very much real.

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“I went to the prop man to make sure I have the prop weed which is like crushed oregano,” McConaughey said....
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