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Mark Wahlberg Blasts Actors Comparing Themselves to Soldiers

Mark Wahlberg Blasts Actors Comparing Themselves to Soldiers

Mark Wahlberg holds his seven-year-old son Michael‘s hand while leaving Tom’s Toys with a bag full of goodies on Wednesday afternoon (November 13) in Beverly Hills, Calif.

The 42-year-old actor attended the AFI Fest premiere of his new movie Lone Survivor the night before and during the Q&A session, he blasted actors like Tom Cruise who have compared their work to “fighting in Afghanistan.”

“For actors to sit there and talk about ‘Oh I went to SEAL training,’ and I slept on the — I don’t give a f–k what you did,” Mark said. “You don’t do what these guys did. For somebody to sit there and say my job was as difficult as somebody in the military’s. How f–king dare you. While you sit in a makeup chair for two hours.”

“I don’t give a shi-t if you get your ass busted,” Mark continued. “You get to go home at the end of the day. You get to go to your hotel room. You get to order f–king chicken. Or your steak. Whatever the f–k it is.”


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24 Responses to “Mark Wahlberg Blasts Actors Comparing Themselves to Soldiers”

  1. 1
    Stacie Says:

    I love Mark Wahlberg! It’s nice to see an actor who has his head on straight and doesn’t live in the Hollywood bubble.

  2. 2
    what?? Says:

    Mark should just shut his face. You know what else is bad Mark.. beating a man near to death.. what about that.

  3. 3
    Yep Says:

    He’s so flip’n hot.

  4. 4
    Bea Ware Says:

    I think Walhberg got blasted several years ago for saying something similar. I don’t remember the details. I just googled it … here’s an excerpt….
    _____________________________________________
    Mark Wahlberg has learned the hard way: Just leave 9/11 alone.

    The star of the new movie “Contraband” found himself starring in a 9/11 controversy this week when he revealed that he had been scheduled to fly on one of the planes that crashed into the World Trade Center — and suggested that he could have single-handedly prevented the tragedy.

    “If I was on that plane with my kids, it wouldn’t have went down like it did. There would have been a lot of blood in that first-class cabin and then me saying, ‘OK, we’re going to land somewhere safely, don’t worry.’”

    - See more at: http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/nationnow/2012/01/mark-wahlberg-apologizes-911-comments-.html#sthash.eIFjBKKK.dpuf

  5. 5
    Anna Says:

    He is totally right. Respect for what he said. I knew I liked him before but I like him more now.

  6. 6
    JM Says:

    It’s a sad day when I agree with something Mark Wahlberg has to say.

  7. 7
    Nope Says:

    Marky Mark is a punk who hurt little kids and old people because he disliked their skin color. One of his victims lost an eye and Marky Mark never had to answer for his actions because of his family’s wealth. There’s nothing brave or decent about him. Now he’s mouthing off because he thinks he’s a tough guy when in reality he’s just a rich coward.

  8. 8
    AJ Says:

    Marky Mark is nuts. For one, Mr. Cruise was answering questions posed to him by an opposing attorney that compared serving in Afghanistan and being in movies. He immediately said, “Come on guys, we were just making a movie” right after the comment.

    Marky Mark has the audacity to say he could have prevented 9/11 had he been on the airplane. He needs to go back to his Funky Bunch.

  9. 9
    REALITY Says:

    I have never liked Cruise after he finished making Risky Business in 1983…He thinks he is just better than everyone….and believes in Scientology…something I checked out in 1967 and then really checked it off my list of things I wanted to indulge in….

    For him to say his work is as difficult as a soldier in Afghanistan is just delusional. He has the audacity to say that about soldiers….NEVER ever compare an acting gig to being a soldier ANYWHERE in the world, not just in Afghanistan….he deserves nothing. Soldiers deserve all our thanks and prayers and honor.

    What nerve!!!

    Go straight to he-double hockey sticks, Tom Cruise….or go jump on another couch…how profound (deep) Tom Cruise is….NOT.

  10. 10
    sliding Says:

    THE “SOLDIERS” TOOK AN OATH,

    AND,

    THEY HAVE BROKEN IT.

    ___”ALL ENEMIES, FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC…”

    “”TO UPHOLD AND DEFEND THE CONSTITUTION….”.

    FAIL. FAIL. FAIL. FAIL. FAIL.

    ___ B U I L D I N G __ 7 __S E V E N ___

    __ B U I L D I N G _ 7 _ S E V E N __

    GO BEYOND, IDENTIFICATION…..

    USE THE SEARCH BAR.

    CARE ABOUT YOUR LIFE, YOUR FAMILY, YOUR FREEDOM, YOUR COUNTRY….

    USE THE SEARCH BAR ,

    GET MORE INFORMED.
    HERO??? KURT HASKELL IS YOUR TRUE HERO, WHETHER YOU LIKE IT OR NOT.

    ___AARON RUSSO’S INTERVIEW ____

    WAKE UP, YOU LAZY AZZ AMERICANS, YOU ARE GOVJACKED, AND YOUR “LIBERTY” IS ABOUT TO BE COMPLETELY FINISHED.

  11. 11
    SLIDING Says:

    THE “SOLDIERS” TOOK AN OATH,
    AND,
    THEY HAVE BROKEN IT.

    ___”ALL ENEMIES, FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC…”

    “”TO UPHOLD AND DEFEND THE CONSTITUTION….”.

    FAIL. FAIL. FAIL. FAIL. FAIL.

    ___ B U I L D I N G __ 7 __S E V E N ___

    __ B U I L D I N G _ 7 _ S E V E N __

    GO BEYOND, IDENTIFICATION…..
    USE THE SEARCH BAR.
    CARE ABOUT YOUR LIFE, YOUR FAMILY, YOUR FREEDOM, YOUR COUNTRY….
    USE THE SEARCH BAR ,
    GET MORE INFORMED.
    HERO??? KURT HASKELL IS YOUR TRUE HERO, WHETHER YOU LIKE IT OR NOT.
    ___AARON RUSSO’S INTERVIEW ____
    WAKE UP, YOU LAZY AZZ AMERICANS, YOU ARE GOVJACKED, AND YOUR “LIBERTY” IS ABOUT TO BE COMPLETELY FINISHED.

  12. 12
    Omar Says:

    I thought in America everyone had the right to freedom of speech. Why is it that everyone makes it like everyone in the military has a hard job. There are freaking desk jobs and bureaucrats in the service. Not everyone who serves is on freaking seal team 6. I don’t knock their jobs but I know that the folks at wal-mart work just as hard. So do garbage men and cooks and taxi drivers. It’s just become this in thing to say “we support our troops.” ever since we got into 2 wars we had no business being in. Before 9/11 the military and firemen were cool but ever since, jeez louise, we have freaking martyred them. Enough. Everyone who is on the grind and works hard each day to make a living should be commended.

  13. 13
    allison Says:

    It’s laughable that he is calling out others. Wahlberg is one of the most arrogant actors there is.

  14. 14
    SHINE Says:

    Mark could have prevented 9/11 respect him

  15. 15
    SLIDING Says:

    @Omar:

    ___ RIGHT ON ___

    IF THESE “ACTORS” HAD ANY COURAGE AT ALL, THEY WOULD GET INFORMED,

    AND STAND FOR TRUTH AND JUSTICE.

    BUT THEY ARE GULLIBLE, AS THE MAJORITY OF AMERICANS, THINKING THE

    “OFFICIAL STORY” OF 911 , A FAIRYTALE….IS TRUE, WHEN IT IS MIND CONTROL FROM THE OUTSET.

    AMERICAN FOOLS.

    TOO DAMN LAZY TO TURN THE TV OFF

    USE THE SEARCH BAR

    AND GET INFORMED.

    SO, THEY LOSE THEIR FREEDOMS, AND NEXT, THEIR WHOLE LIFE.

  16. 16
    Gary Fox Says:

    Mark is full of it
    I have been on Action Sets
    It can be very dangerous

  17. 17
    joke Says:

    It’s so ridiculous.
    Hey, Marky Mark, did you forget what you said for 9/11? Now you judged others for unwarranted charge.
    Tom Cruise said, “Come on guys, we were just making a movie” , he never compared his job with soldiers!

  18. 18
    Erin Says:

    @Reality @REALITY: i guess like Mark Walhberg your comment is disregarding the complete statement by Tom Cruise – “Come on guys, we were just making a movie”.

    Tom Cruise makes enough crazy statements without taking things he really says out of context to criticize.

  19. 19
    Malida Says:

    He’s speaking the truth but he’s also a massive ****.

  20. 20
    lollyikens Says:

    @Nope

    Mark Wahlberg is a classless jerk!:

  21. 21
    lollyikens Says:

    @allison:

    Allison I agree he is a jerk

  22. 22
    lollyikens Says:

    @Stacie: Are you serious?

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