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Mark Wahlberg Issues An Apology For 9/11 Remarks

Mark Wahlberg’s management team just emailed POPgoesTheWeek a statement from Wahlberg apologizing for an interview where he claimed he could have stopped a plane from crashing into the World Trade Center.

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Mark Wahlberg’s management team just emailed POPgoesTheWeek a statement from Wahlberg apologizing for claiming in an interview that he could have stopped a plane from crashing into the World Trade Center.

In Friday’s issue of Men’s Journal, Wahlberg recalls how he was initially booked on one of the flights that was hi-jacked, and was later rescheduled to another flight. Then he goes on to say he would have kept the plane from crashing.

Says Wahlberg:

“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.’”

In an effort to get some clarification from Wahlberg for one of my live hits on MSNBC, Wahlberg’s management team, Leverage Entertainment, responded with a written apology from the actor.

It reads:

“To speculate about such a situation is ridiculous to begin with, and to suggest I would have done anything differently than the passengers on that plane was irresponsible.  I deeply apologize to the families of the victims that my answer came off as insensitive, it was certainly not my intention.”

I’ll give Wahlberg this – it isn’t uncommon for anyone to speculate how they may have behaved in such a situation, and hope that they could have done something differently – whether it’s on an ill-fated plane, or giving an interview with perhaps some not-so-thought out claims. While the remarks certainly could be considered polarizing, His response to them was appropriate.

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Laura Dern Honors Her Parents In Touching Academy Award Win Speech

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Laura Dern, who has been slaying awards season this year for her role in “Marriage Story,” took home the ultimate prize – a Best Supporting Actress Academy Award – and thanked her actor parents in a touching acceptance speech.

Her parents, actors Diane Ladd and Bruce Dern brought her to the Oscars with them when she was just 7 years old.

“Some say never meet your heroes. I say if you’re really blessed, you get them as your parents. I share this with my acting hero my legends, Diane Ladd and Bruce Dern. You got game. I love you.”

Dern’s mother has been nominated three times, her father twice, but neither have won. Her mother can be seen during the speech crying in the audience.

Congrats Laura!!!

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POP UPDATE: Justin Bieber, “Friends” For Life, And The Critics Choice Awards

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We’re going to be doing some quick video updates whenever we can! Here’s the latest! Justin Bieber begging for streams, (while you can hear him chew – ew), the ladies of Friends reunited, and mother nature. Take a look!

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Courteney Cox’s Instagram Caption Is Every Parent With A Teenage Kid

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Have you heard? It’s 2020 and we’re all supposed to music videos on TikTok. Courteney Cox is no exception. The TV star posted an instagram of her and her daughter Coco dancing it out, with the hilarious caption, “Wanna see your child lose their patience? Do a TikTok with them.”

Also, how long does it take to actually learn one of these routines? It seems very time consuming.

What I was really hoping for was video of her daughter losing her patience, but what we got was a pretty strong routine!

 

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Wanna see your child lose their patience? Do a TikTok with them. #familyaerobics

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