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Matthew McConaughey Professes His Love for Fanny Packs: "They're on Their Way Back"

Whoever said the fanny pack is dead hasn't met Matthew McConaughey.

The Oscar winner showed up to a Boston Red Sox baseball game Sunday afternoon wearing the questionable fashion accessory.

As it turns out, the 44-year-old father of three had no shame in his retro ensemble.

"I'm not afraid of the fanny pack," the Texas-born actor told reporter Julia Morales while cheering on the Houston Astros. "You gotta kind of put it on the side to make it look a little, not as nerdy. But still, practicality wins out."

He added, "I've got so much gear in here that I don't want in my pockets." 

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Fanny pack lovers, including Morales, cheered when the actor showed his support for the unforgettable trend.

In fact, when Morales admitted to owning her very own Texas-themed fanny pack, McConaughey urged her to keep wearing it.

"That sounds cool! They're coming back," he proclaimed. "They're on their way back, some decade from now." 

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McConaughey isn't the first celebrity to proudly display a fanny pack.

Nicole Richie admitted to wearing the accessory at a recent Jay Z concert. Even Dwayne Johnson sported one in a recent Instagram post. To be fair, the photo was a throwback to the ‘90s.

Do you think fanny packs should make a comeback? Sound off in the comments section below! 

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