Too hot to trot

Here's What Houston Celebs Were Up to Last Week

Megan Thee Stallion, Simone Biles, Stephen Jackson and more.

By Shelby Stewart September 27, 2021


Rocket's head coach Stephen Silas gets his own mini-documentary.

Houston's got it all, from the music to the movie stars. With everything happening in the Bayou City, our hometown heroes always have something up their sleeve. While scrolling down our social media timelines, Megan Thee Stallion showed us her Texas Southern University pride, and Matthew McConaughey is solidifying his run in Texas politics.

Here's what your favorite Houston celebrities were up to last week. 

Matthew McConaughey is getting serious about running for governor.

The "Dallas Buyers Club" actor recently shared on a podcast that he's heavily considering throwing himself into the political ring by running for governor. 

Beyonce pens a letter to fans about turning 40. 

At the close of Virgo season, Beyonce wrote a letter to her fans sharing her experience of turning 40. "This is the first year I truly understand what it means to be alive and be present in the moment," she writes. 

Former NBA player Stephen Jackson pays his hometown a visit. 

The Houston native and former basketball star came home for the weekend, and his first stop was Turkey Leg Hut. 

Megan Thee Stallion partners with Nike for a new campaign. 

Nike launched a new campaign with Megan Thee Stallion where she is seen sporting multiple Nike outfits, including a white and maroon ensemble that pays homage to her alma mater Texas Southern University. 

Rockets head coach Stephen Silas gets a short documentary. 


Coach Stephen Silas is getting a mini-documentary ahead of the upcoming season. This past season, the team held a 20 game losing streak, trailing close behind the NBA's longest losing streak, held by the Sixers. 

Simone Biles is the cover girl for New York Magazine


In her first profile since the Tokyo Games, the Olympic gold medalist and Houston native Simone Biles graced the cover of New York Magazine. Biles shared her journey in overcoming mental health struggles and the importance of "choosing herself."