Mark Wahlberg seems to have a real identity problem. Who he IS and who he THINKS he is, are miles apart. He apologized to the victims of 9/11 and their families after he offhandedly bragged that if HE were on the terrorist plane he would have done a better job of seizing the plane and would have landed safely. When it was pointed out that this was very insulting to the heroes and victims of 9/11, he lamely apologized by defending his comment: “I’m not an actor – I’m a real guy from the streets and I’ve been in a lot of situations” Excuse US, but Mark is a long way from the “streets.” Wahlberg has appeared in 29 movies, he lives in a ten million dollar plus mansion in a private community, and he MARRIED a supermodel. He’s far from being a street kid, and now we think ACTORS should be asking for an apology.

Posted by Janet on January 20, 2012

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  1. By anonTWO
    On January 20, 2012 at

    Marky Mark could possibly be referring to his hate crime against an Asian immigrant in which the victim lost an eye.

  2. By Denise
    On January 20, 2012 at

    Yes it was a stupid comment Janet. But I don’t look to actors for their wit and intelligence. Even this guy from Daw-chestah.

  3. By fly on the wall
    On January 20, 2012 at

    He’s an idiot!

  4. By Patrick
    On January 20, 2012 at

    Is there anything famous, Hollywood actors can’t do?!
    God bless em, everyone of em!

  5. By Walt Cliff
    On January 20, 2012 at

    He’s a cleaned up thug.

  6. By blip
    On January 20, 2012 at

    We have something in common! I’m not an actor either.

  7. By mbagrrrl
    On January 20, 2012 at

    You can take the man out of the hood, but you can’t take the hood out of the man, even with the nice house and supermodel wife. Besides, he’s not really an “actor.” He basically plays some form of himself in all of his movies.

  8. By Dawny
    On January 20, 2012 at


  9. By Hello
    On January 20, 2012 at

    I liked, The Shooter and the Italian Job.
    How was he going to save people and take over the plane, when they used a drone plane to take down 2 buildings and third was imploded? Come on Mark? The first line in the Shooter, was “let’s see what lies are they selling us today”? As camera passes over the 911 Commission Report.

  10. By forrest gump
    On January 20, 2012 at

    you mean mark wahlberg?


  11. By Lola
    On January 20, 2012 at

    F-You Marky Mark!!!

  12. By pinkandyellowroses
    On January 20, 2012 at

    show us your Calvin Klein underwear !

  13. By Muffie
    On January 20, 2012 at

    Geez, I’m sure that most people think that they would have put up one hell of a fight and possibly thwarted the hi-jackers if WE were the ones on the flight! No? I don’t think he was saying that the passengers didn’t put up a fight. He was saying what most people say in private and some reporter printed it. He apoligized for saying it and said it did seem very insentive. It’s no different than saying, if someone broke into your house, they would either leave peacefully, or badly injured. Insensitive? Not in my opinion.

    I think Mark has had some serious self defense training as well as some serious boxing skills in his repertoire. If anyone could have done it, HE would have been the man for the job!

  14. By Patrick
    On January 20, 2012 at

    Muffie, his days of being able to throw down with the big boys are way behind him. If in fact he ever had the ability. He’s a little guy to boot.
    He has been pussified by Hollywood.
    Tough guy stare does not make guy tough.
    The only guy in Hollywood I would think twice about having a go with would be Mickey Rourke. He’s the real deal and could hand most guys there ass on a platter. In ten seconds.

  15. By Muffie
    On January 20, 2012 at

    OMG Patrick! Are you kidding me? Seriously, Mickey Rourke? Hahaha

    Mark Wahlberg is 30 years younger than Rourke and has 50% more brain cells than him. Mickey’s face doesnt look magnificent because he won alot of fights. Just saying’. Sometimes intelligence goes a lot farther than size n a street fight. Rourke is a BIG oaf, IMO. MW probably knows how to kill a man with a few flcks of a wrist. Haha

    I was just saying that, I think we all THINK we would act more heroic than the majority, when put in the position of harm.

  16. By Reta
    On January 20, 2012 at

    I agree with both of Muffie’s posts which make perfect sense. Mickey R is so effed up now, he is beyond helping anyone, let alone himself. He is a total joke and when he was yound he wasn’t built like Mark at ALL!

    Mark IS a “regular guy” who just happened to get lucky with his career and it stuck. I don’t begrudge him that and HAVE been entertained by him more than once, so DO call him an “actor”. I don’t think he meant any harm by his comment, and as Muffie stated, most Americans feel that if they would have been on one of those plane they would have struggled to survive. I think that’s all he really meant. Don’t make a mountain out of a molehill.

  17. By Patrick
    On January 21, 2012 at

    You girls are idiots. Mickey is a pro boxer. PRO! Ever been to the fights!!!
    Pro is nothing to fuck with.
    Rourke at 58 needs only five seconds to annihilate Donny at whatever age Donny is.
    Muffie, REta!
    See it live.

  18. By Patrick
    On January 21, 2012 at

    Mickey is a fucking Jedi!!

  19. By Patrick
    On January 21, 2012 at

    Is a fucking Jedi!

  20. By Patrick
    On January 21, 2012 at

    Do not fuck with Rourke!

  21. By Patrick
    On January 21, 2012 at

    After that ranting Patrick attacked poor Jessica.
    Oh no…..

  22. By The Hammer
    On January 21, 2012 at

    I’ll take Chuck Norris over Mickey R.

  23. By Sean
    On January 21, 2012 at

    Daniel Day Lewis would whoop ass on Rourke and Wahlberg! He was trained by Barry McGuigan a world champion who said Danny would’ve been a top ten pro. Rourke was a wannabe. Wahlberg was a underwear model. Rent The Boxer to see how its done

  24. By chris
    On January 21, 2012 at

    He may have put his foot in his mouth, but he turned his life around, is a great actor/producer, hands on parent and husband.
    Admirable for someone in Hollywood.

  25. By frank
    On January 21, 2012 at


    No, call him Marky Mark. Which he HATES. Bwahahahahaha.

  26. By Indy
    On January 21, 2012 at

    Picture Serena and/or Venus Williams with those huge thighs around his waist crushing him like a boa constrictor or anaconda. No contest.

    And how about Clooney’s squeeze, Stacy Kiebler. Tuff stuff some of these gals.

  27. By Muffie
    On January 21, 2012 at

    Who’s Donny, Patrick?

  28. By MovieBuff
    On January 21, 2012 at

    Probably Donny Wahlberg, Mark’s brother, New Kids on the Block member, actor who debuted in the Mickey Rourke film Bullet.

  29. By Muffie
    On January 21, 2012 at

    Let’s just go one step better and say that, Gina Carano would kick all their asses in a BIG way! Cant Beat Woman Power, right Reta?

    Boom, Boom, Pooww!

  30. By XYZ
    On January 21, 2012 at

    Never considered him a singer or an actor, just another waste of time and money made in Hollyweird. If not for his brother Donnie, noone would have heard of him.

  31. By Say Something Nice
    On January 21, 2012 at

    SO overrated!

    And so lacking in charisma, too—much like Chuck Norris, his apparent kindred spirit.

    But to be fair, Muckety-Muck looks uber-macho when he’s sitting in the makeup chair (on that custom booster seat they made for him :) ).

  32. By Say Something Nice
    On January 21, 2012 at

    Oh, and 29 MOVIES—really ??!

    Who knew that the legacy of Calvin Klein’s hard-on for this moronic dwarf would be so fruitful! ;)

    (We’ve only endured one of his masterpieces—the one where Paul Thomas Anderson ripped-off the life of John Holmes and made it “art” LOL.)

  33. By Denise
    On January 21, 2012 at

    Sounds like Muffie will be first in line to see “Haywire”. I’ll be second.

  34. By Muffie
    On January 21, 2012 at

    No Denise, we went out to the movies last night but we saw the new Tom Hanks movie, “Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close” instead. Awesome movie. A little hard to watch at certain times but very well acted. Not your average, run of the mill storyline, which was a nice and welcomed change.

    I don’t know much about that Gina Carano lady, except that she looks like she can kick some serious butt! Maybe next time we will go see that one, after the reviews come out.

  35. By Patrick
    On January 22, 2012 at

    Miss Nice!
    The final scene of Diggler’s movie was cute.
    Such a little weenie made us giggle. It only reached to his knee!

  36. By chris
    On January 22, 2012 at

    One of the few real manly men left in movies that hasn’t been replaced with some effeminate little F*ck in Action or Male Hunk roles.

  37. By Gogo
    On January 22, 2012 at

    As usual this article is MISSING information!

    Did you know Mark Wahlberg was scheduled TO BE ON one of those flights that flew into the Twin Towers BUT he decided to come to Toronto for the Film Festival instead and took another plane!!!! Mark WAS SUPPOSED to be on a killer flight – so LAY OFF OF HIM! He’s been in tons of action flicks as well as being a street thug as a kid so I can see why he’d be so passionate about 9/11 because he MIGHT HAVE DIED TOO!

    GET YOUR FACTS STRAIGHT REPORTERS! This article is shameful. And I’m not even a Mark Wahlberg fan BUT I respect his feelings

  38. By Sylvia
    On January 22, 2012 at

    Mark Wahlberg is confusing his acting with real life. Why is it that they open their open without thinking what they are going to say than come back with a lame excuse after the damage is done???

  39. By Muffie
    On January 22, 2012 at

    “Cute”, Patrick? Hmm. I was thinking probably more like, enviously, shocking!! Hahaha

    Mr. Diggler sure was a freak of nature!

  40. By chrissy
    On January 22, 2012 at

    Hey Chris, closeted much?

  41. By gogo
    On January 25, 2012 at

    I hated him when he was Clooney’s ‘boy’ but now that Matt Damon (Team America!) is I like Mark again.

    Keep up the good acting, Mark! You have done movies where I actually forget it’s YOU and see the CHARACTER. That’s rare these days. Most actors are only playing themselves. aracter actress playing a character, playing a character…Jennifer Aniston for example.

  42. By gogo
    On January 25, 2012 at

    Ok, I fudged that last post. But I’m no packer

  43. By anon
    On October 8, 2012 at

    Why do people always point out that hes rich and that he’s married to a supermodel and lives in a big house????? So what? He may have initially came from the streets, but obviously he has worked hard to get in the position that he’s in today. So why complain about it? If you’re upset that he has all this stuff and you don’t, stop being so fricking childish and go out there and achieve it all your damn self!


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