The "Real Time" host described the actor's decision to go off-script with his controversial comments as "ballsy."
"I’ll just say there is some veracity to that thought," said the actor, who will appear alongside McConaughey in the series "Brother from Another Mother."
The two stars were vacationing together when McConaughey’s mom said, “Woody, I knew your dad.’” The actor told Kelly Ripa, “It was a loaded K-N-E-W.”
The "Saturday Night Live" host kicked off his fifth time hosting the show with a confusing monologue this weekend.
When Danielle Grier Mulvenna tweeted a photo of her smiling baby girl and noted her eerie resemblance to Woody Harrelson, the actor took notice.
“I was just thinking to myself, ‘Only in New York,’” Grant Jefferson said of the surreal experience that led to a viral photo.
Will Ferrell's Tom Steyer, meanwhile, is running because "it's fun and it gets me out of the house."
The star-studded sketch, which included Emmy-winning actor Billy Porter, satirized the LGBTQ town hall hosted by CNN earlier this week.
"I think immigrants make this country great," he tells audience.
And Woody Harrelson's Joe Biden soothes: “Daddy’s here, America. I see you, I hear you, I sniff you, and I hug you from behind.”