Everyone has a story. The following interview is taken from the best of Andrew Denton's award-winning Enough Rope series, ranking among the most penetrating discussions from the 2000s with celebrities, larger-than-life personalities and average Joes.
There are Hollywood stars who catch every lens, walk every carpet and take up every path that might soak up a little more fame. They shine brightly for a while before imploding. Then there is another type of Hollywood star, the one who consciously avoids the most corrosive elements of celebrity and plays it smart. Matt Damon is one of these – a man who sees the game for what it is and understands that success is best kept in perspective.