While most of Hollywood's stars have been insolating in their LA mansions, Matt Damon has been safely isolating away in a remote town in Ireland... And he is absolutely loving it.
Keep scrolling to read more about his unique lockdown...
The Damons have self-isolation down to a tee.
via: GettyThe Martian star has recently revealed how he, his wife, and their 4 children are quarantining... And boy, does it put our isolation efforts to shame.
But first, let's rewind a little.
via: GettyOver the years, the Massachusetts-born Damon has grown to become one of Hollywood's most celebrated actors.
The actor first rose to fame with the 1977 blockbuster, Good Will Hunting.
via: GettyAlongside his friend and costar, Ben Affleck, Damon both wrote and starred in the movie, which tells the tale of an unrecognized genius who, as part of a deferred prosecution agreement, becomes a client of a therapist and studies advanced mathematics with a renowned professor.
The movie was an instant success.
via: GettyAnd Damon and Affleck went on to win an original screenplay Oscar for their debut project.
This was a huge achievement for the life-long friends...
via: GettyDamon and Affleck met at the age of ten when they lived a couple of blocks away from one another. They played baseball and Dungeons and Dragons, and, as adults, went on to pursue a career in acting together.
And, following on from his Good Will Hunting success...
via: GettyDamon went on to star in a number of other major blockbusters, such as Saving Private Ryan, The Talented Mr. Ripley, and The Bourne Identity franchise.
And, in more recent years...
via: GettyDamon was the star in hugely popular movies such as Martian and The Great Wall.
So you could argue that the man really has done it all.
via: GettyDamon has truly conquered the Hollywood game... And now, he's currently conquering the self-isolation game.
The actor recently revealed how he and his family are self-isolating during the ongoing pandemic...
via: GettyAnd, let's just say, he has pulled out all the stops to make this extra time with his family truly special.
Now, Damon has always been a big family guy.
via: GettyThe forty-nine-year-old actor prides himself on being a good dad to his 4 daughters with wife, Luciana Barosso.
When Damon met his wife, she was a single mom to her daughter, Alexia.
via: GettyBut the actor took the then-4-year-old is as his own, and he still remains as her primary father-figure to this day.
The couple then had 3 more daughters together...
via: GettyIsabella, Gia Zavala, and Stella.
So, amid the ongoing medical pandemic...
via: GettyIt only seemed right that Matt used it as an opportunity to get some much-needed quality time with his wife and daughters.
The actor has recently spoken out about his family's experience in lockdown...
via: The IndependentAnd it wasn't what anyone was expecting.
The Damon's have been self-isolating in the most unlikely of places...
via: GettyA small town in rural Ireland.
Now, Ireland may not be the first place to spring to mind for that perfect quarantine break...
@nytimes When reading this story I was thinking of John Wayne's movie "The Quiet Man", and how picturesque Ireland… https://t.co/HFJJJk7ZqD— Jonathan Holleman (@Jonathan Holleman)1589409789.0
Well, Damon evidently thinks so, anyway.
via: GettyIn an interview on the Irish radio show, Fully Charged, Damon revealed that he and his family have been staying in a house in Dalkey, a suburb just outside of Dublin, and he had many warm words about the small town.
On the rural town, he said:
via: Independent“Oh, it’s incredible. This is one of the most beautiful places I’ve ever been."
The Damons are loving lockdown life.
via: The IndependentHe continued: “Obviously what’s going on in the world is horrible, but for my family it timed out right. It feels a little like a fairytale here, it’s gorgeous."
At least some people are enjoying it...
via: GettyBut for others, it hasn't been so easy. Keep scrolling to read about the holocaust survivor who slammed all those complaining about their lockdown...