McDonald from Charleston, Massachusetts was born on April 7, 1984. His father died when he was only 9 years old, and has grown close to his mother since.
Matt believes that he is the ultimate competitor, having been on Fear Factor, in which he lost. When it comes to relationships, he likes keeping his ex-girlfriends around just for fun, except his last girlfriend who liked flirting with other men to make him angry. Matt believes that he will survive in the Big Brother
house because he thinks he's the "biggest liar/sweet talker you will ever meet. America will love me." Armed with a true Boston accent and a great body, he makes sure everyone gets to see his physique. He describes himself as handsome, spontaneous and charming. Matt has three tattoos on his arm, back and belly, with his initials across his abs.
Matt is also a sports enthusiast, and his favorite teams are the Boston Red Sox and New England Patriots. He also enjoys playing basketball and hockey. As for television, he enjoys watching Entourage
. He also likes movies Blow, Casino and Jerry Maguire, and magazines Maxim, Forbes and US Weekly. Matt listens to hip hop, rock, house and R&B music. He works as a roofing foreman for a living.
Matt is one of 16 housemates on CBS' Big Brother 9. He was paired with Natalie
On Day 42, Matt went out with a vote of 4-3 after Head of Household James
backdoored him. “I honestly am devastated. I thought I pulled through with the votes -- apparently I didn't. James just convicted the wrong man of a crime. I didn't put him on the block and I didn't back-door him last week. I voted to get him out but... wrongfully accused,” Matt said after going out of the Big Brother house.
Matt became the first member of Big Brother 9's jury.
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