Mark Wahlberg has been in numerous box office successful movies to date. The actor started with Renaissance Man in 1994 and got his first lead role in Fear in 1996. He went on to work in several big-budget movies like The Perfect Storm, Planet of the Apes, The Italian Job, and more. The actor is known for his variety of roles in multiple genres including comedy, action, and drama. Wahlberg is a man of several accolades including, a BAFTA Award, nominations for two Academy Awards, three Golden Globe Awards, nine Primetime Emmy Awards, and three Screen Actors Guild Awards.
The Transformers star is a prominent name and counted among the A-listers, but it would be shocking to know he is jealous of a pop star. As per reports, the actor is violently jealous of One Direction singer Harry Styles.
Mark Wahlberg wants to punch One Direction star, Harry Styles
Ted actor is known to be a very friendly and warm guy, however, his anger towards Harry Styles reveals a completely new aspect of the star. The actor openly threatened the One Direction star on a live show hosted by Conan O’Brien. Wahlberg said,
“That little pr**k’s gonna get it.”
“I am going to punch Harry in the nose when I see him,” the Warrior star said. “My four-year-old daughter pulls out pictures of him, I rip them up, I pretend to get jealous… But if I see that little p***k…”
The Uncharted actor went further and even shared a plan for calling him to the Transformers premiere and get them to do the title track of the film. But there was a twist to his statement, as he said,
“I could pretend and invite them to the Transformers premiere and get them to do the title track to the film… And then beat the c**p of him in the video.”
Mark Wahlberg also clarified that all his anger was only in jest. He added that he feels the rage due to his two daughters. He shared that his daughters Ella Rae, 10, and Grace Margaret, 4, are fans of One Direction because as an adult, he finds it hard to share the mutual adoration.
Mark Wahlberg on playing lead in Fifty Shades of Grey
There are rumors doing rounds on social about the actor Me Time actor that he wanted to play the male protagonist for the superhit trilogy Fifty Shades of Grey. The actor cleared the news in conversation with Jay Leno on The Tonight Show. He shared that he never intended to star in the film, even if his production had won the bidding war.
The rights to the films were given to Universal Pictures and Focus Features.
He told on The Tonight Show,
“We were in contact through our agency with the writer,” he told The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.
“Then for some reason, she got another agent and then they realized what a valuable property it was, it created a bidding war and it just blew us out of it.”
“We had the early bet on it and we were close to getting it but it didn’t happen.”
“I wasn’t going to star in it. But I would have liked to produce it. I knew what an exciting property it was.”
On being asked if he would have been on the sets of the erotic romance film if he had produced the show, he gave an interesting reply,
“I don’t know if that would go down well with my wife… Or my parish priest… Maybe once in a while just to make sure everything was going to schedule and plan!”
Mark Wahlberg with be soon seen in two projects, Our Man From Jersey and Arthur the King.