Man wakes up from coma, realizes he's not Matthew McConaughey

Man Realizes He's Not Matthew McConaughey
Man Realizes He's Not Matthew McConaughey

Most people would be thrilled to wake up from a coma, but Rory Curtis ... not so much.

In 2012, the 25-year-old was severely injured after a horrific car accident involving six cars and a truck in Great Britain.

He suffered a brain hemorrhage, a broken pelvis and injured his arm in the accident. After spending six days in a coma, he came to and had a devastating realization.

He said, "I cannot remember much but I know in my head I thought I was Matthew McConaughey. When I went to the toilet I went to look in the mirror and I was shocked because I didn't look like him, I didn't know what I was looking at... But at times I was in hospital thinking I can't wait to get out of here and back to filming movies. I was convinced I was him and that I had his good looks as well - I know it was hopeful thinking really."

But that's not the only surprise.

Rory became fluent in French. He says he had several casual conversations at the hospital with a nurse in French - something he hadn't studied in years.

Two years later, he's still fluent...and still not Matthew McConaughey.

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