Film & TV

Matt Damon Played Charades on Univision With a Magical Chihuahua (VIDEO)

File under Reasons to Love the Internet: Matt Damon went on Univision morning show Despierta América this week to promote his film Elysium, and the hosts made him play charades. And as if the language barrier weren't enough of a challenge, they made him hold an adorable chihuahua dressed in people clothes while he did it.

Look, we don't know why people do these things. We're just grateful that they do.

Lucky for him, this was a magical chihuahua. How do we know the chihuahua has magical powers? Because despite the authentically terrible charades skills of Despierta América's hosts, Damon guessed like a champ. Talk about a dog whisperer.

Watch the clip after the jump.

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Ciara LaVelle is New Times' former arts and culture editor. She earned her BS in journalism at Boston University and moved to Florida in 2004. She joined New Times' staff in 2011.
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