Matthew McConaughey sets up his mom with 'The Gentlemen' co-star, Hugh Grant's dad

Janai Norman reports the buzziest stories of the day in "GMA" Pop News.
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Transcript for Matthew McConaughey sets up his mom with 'The Gentlemen' co-star, Hugh Grant's dad
Does that give you a little signal? Yeah. We begin "Pop news" with Matthew mcconaughey playing matchmaker. Come on. You got it? All right, all right, all right. But he's playing matchmaker to one special lady. Mcconaughey starring alongside Hugh grant if Guy Ritchie's new movie "The gentlemen" recently revealed he's setting his mom up with grant's dad. Mcconaughey's mom Kay who often hits the red carpet with him and grant's dad James are supposed to meet in the next few days. Apparently -- yeah. No pressure. I know. The whole world knows about it. The idea first came up when the stars were doing an interview together. Mcconaughey was talking about his Christmas plans with his mom when grant asked if, quote, his 87-year-old mom would like a nice 91-year-old englishman. Grant later telling "Entertainment tonight" the meeting will probably be, quote, red hot. Okay. Talk about high expectations. Okay. We'll see what happens. I hope it works out. That's great. That's great. He better be a gentleman. Absolutely, the bar is set really high now. So now golden globe winning actress awkwafina is adding a new job to her resume. She's going to be a subway announcer. Yeah, awkwafina partnered up with the mta and new yorkers commuting to and from queens can now hear her voice on the 7 train. Here's a preview of what that is going to sound like. The next stop is times square 42nd street. This is times square 42nd street where new yorkers go to relax. Yeah. I like that. Yes, very relaxing. The comedian is busy promoting her new comedy central show. Awkwafina is from queens. It's a semi autobiographical scripted comedy about growing up in the New York City borough and what better way to promote it. The mta loves it and says this is actually a good safety measure for them. An mta transit official saying our focus will always be to run the trains safely and on time and if a well-known voice can bring attention to in-car messaging, we are all here for it. You can hear awkwafina reminding you to please stand clear of the closing doors. Starting soon. Very important information. Nobody listens to that. I know. Especially when you're trying to get on the shuttle. You get in that door. She's great, though. She is really talented. She is and she's having a moment. Yes, she is, deserved. Finally we want you to meet bazooka, the cat. An adorable feline taking the internet by storm. Whoa. This not so itty bitty kitty, 35 pounds. I thought that was two cats together. 35 pounds. Whoa. The spca of wake county in North Carolina sharing a story on their Instagram writing that's one big boy. Bazooka arrived at the spca today where he'll receive some much needed medical care adding this is the beginning of his weight loss journey finishing with a #bodypawsitive but he does have a new home soon. They're hoping he drops 20 to 25 pounds. Definitely, I mean, body positive for sure. I'm all for body positivity but you don't want to overfeed your animals. Too much Chick-fil-A for bazooka. Definitely not the -- although bazooka is pretty cute. Oceanic belly, I love it. Well, now to our

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