The National Enquirer has a story this week that suggests that all is not well in the mellow household of Matthew McConaughey and Camila Alves. Camila and Matthew are allegedly at odds over financial issues after Camila’s mother urged her to get a more formal agreement out of her baby daddy. These two aren’t married and while easygoing Matt has promised Camila he’ll always take care of her and their two children, he’s not ready to sign off on a legal agreement that will make it official, whether that be by getting married or promising her a specific settlement. They do live in the 50-50 divorce state after all:
Camila’s mom Multo Abrigado is pushing her unmarried daughter – mother of Matthew’s two children – to work out a financial agreement with the big-screen hunk, sources say.
But the 40-year-old bachelor is balking, insiders say.
“Camila’s mother is very traditional, and she’s worried that since they are not married, Matthew could leave her daughter high and dry with two kids if he falls out of love with her,” a source divulged.
“She’s been telling Cam that she needs to force Matthew into a financial agreement, but when Cam brought it up, Matthew exploded. He said, ‘I’ll always take care of our babies – and you!’”
Brazilian-born Camila, 26, has basically shelved her modeling career since moving in with the movie hunk in 2007. Their son Levi is 18 months old, and she gave birth to daughter Vida on Jan. 3.
And after Matthew shut her down, Cam went crying to her mother, said the source.
“Now Multo is pressuring Cam to get Matthew to commit to a legal agreement,” the source revealed. “She said, ‘He wanted you to carry his babies – he ought to take real responsibility.’”
But the idea of signing a contract with Camila isn’t sitting well with Matthew, said the source, although the actor’s publicist denies the couple is having a disagreement.
The source revealed: “It’s caused a rift between them, and Matthew’s kind of scratching his head over it. He told me, ‘It seems kind of cold, doesn’t it?’
[From The National Enquirer]
I agree with Camila’s mother. If McConaughey can have babies with Camila he ought to give her some security for the future beyond just his word. You have to remember that before he got serious with Camila he was a multi-millionaire actor living in an Airstream trailer by the beach, though. McConaughey isn’t the type to get tied down and he might feel like he’s made plenty of concessions by moving into a house and settling down and having kids. Maybe it’s best if Camila doesn’t push him for now.
Camila has her own career to fall back on at least. She was a model when she met McConaughey and has her own handmade purse line. Kaiser just reminded me that Alves is due to host Shear Genius, the hair styling competition show on Bravo, starting this season. She is replacing Jaclyn Smith, with new episodes that begin airing on February 3.