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Why hasn't Mark Wahlberg been cancelled?

It's truly the most puzzling mystery of the woke era. He must been sucking some of the most righteous dicks of all time to have come away unscathed all this time, which others have lost everything for much, much, much less.

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by Anonymousreply 94January 26, 2022 2:31 AM

*while

by Anonymousreply 1January 5, 2022 2:08 PM

A viral tweet like this alone would've most careers but no, not Marky Mark's.

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by Anonymousreply 2January 5, 2022 2:13 PM

I agree OP . It’s a mystery why he still has a career after doing such vicious things. Remember when he was mouthing off about if he had been a passenger on one of the 9-11 planes he would have intervened and things would have turned out differently. He’s an asshole.

by Anonymousreply 3January 5, 2022 2:13 PM

He probably knows the right people and have manipulated them in to blaming the victim?

by Anonymousreply 4January 5, 2022 2:14 PM

He fucked the right men in power.

by Anonymousreply 5January 5, 2022 2:15 PM

I think it's because all of this has been known since the mid-90s. It's not like someone uncovered this out of the blue.

And he's tried to apologize for it, but not really very well.

by Anonymousreply 6January 5, 2022 2:24 PM

R6 That's hardly unusual. Plenty of cancellations have happened on well-known information. All it takes is a viral think piece to set it in motion. It's just that nobody that matters seems willing to write or publish one about him.

by Anonymousreply 7January 5, 2022 2:29 PM

I learned about this incident from reading his Wikipedia page many years ago. It's never been a secret. Hollywood just doesn't care and as for his audience, there was no video camera recordings. For many, if you can't see it, you can just brush it off.

Marky Mark made his whole career off of pandering to thirsty gays. Performing in gay clubs and his Calvin Klein modeling shoots. That workout video he released as likely purchased for different reasons. His (fake) dick in Boogie Nights. In the early 2000s, he became boringly hetero and chose to make shitty action films for straight dudes. He's still an idiot.

by Anonymousreply 8January 5, 2022 2:30 PM

Because it was pre-Hollywood teenage violence.

A surprising number of people still don’t know about it and a lot of those who do know excuse it because he has turned his life around. I can’t help but remember every time he has a new movie come out but I also see all of the charity work he does.

There are celebrities who have done atrocious things at the height of their career who still have fans, sometimes it depends on who you are and who is willing to shell out money to promote you.

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by Anonymousreply 9January 5, 2022 2:30 PM

Asian victim. It's still not taken seriously. Had the victim been Black, Latino, or Jewish, of course he'd be cancelled by now.

by Anonymousreply 10January 5, 2022 2:32 PM

[quote]All it takes is a viral think piece to set it in motion. It's just that nobody that matters seems willing to write or publish one about him.

R7, there were a lot of opinion pieces written when he asked for a pardon and after George Floyd was killed.

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by Anonymousreply 11January 5, 2022 2:33 PM

R9 None of this would've mattered for any other celebs, and you know it.

by Anonymousreply 12January 5, 2022 2:33 PM

Nine of what, R12?

I didn’t want to name names and minimize what Wahlberg did but as an example, Chris Brown should not have a career. There are countless articles asking why he isn’t “cancelled” but he’s still here.

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by Anonymousreply 13January 5, 2022 2:39 PM

*None

by Anonymousreply 14January 5, 2022 2:39 PM

R13 The music business works completely differently. Chris Brown isn't booking any big stages but there are plenty of other platforms accessible to him. It's virtually impossible to truly cancel a musician because you can't stop him from renting an arena, and you certainly can't stop fans from showing up.

The movie business is a whole other story. All it takes is for the studios to stop hiring him, and he's done.

by Anonymousreply 15January 5, 2022 2:43 PM

It seems celebrities come in 'ours' or 'theirs' categories. He's definitely one of theirs so as such can't get cancelled

by Anonymousreply 16January 5, 2022 2:44 PM

MONKEY MONK is strictly from the GUTTER.

and that's where he belongs- in the GUTTER

by Anonymousreply 17January 5, 2022 2:49 PM

Most people are not as harshly unforgiving as those who want to Still punish him for what he did in his teens

by Anonymousreply 18January 5, 2022 2:51 PM

Cause he's hawt!

BTW I think canceling is ending. The left per usual overplayed its totalitarian hand.

Yeah, I basically libertarian at least for a strong commitment to the first three amendments.

by Anonymousreply 19January 5, 2022 2:55 PM

R18- MONKEY MONK is just as BIGOTED now as he was at 17

by Anonymousreply 20January 5, 2022 3:03 PM

He's a thug.

He played one of the MAGA heroes, has and, and says what he thinks Red America wants to hear so many just ignore what he is.

Which is a thug.

by Anonymousreply 21January 5, 2022 3:04 PM

*has abs

by Anonymousreply 22January 5, 2022 3:05 PM

I think it boils down to three things:

1) None of Mark’s crimes seem to include a woman. At least not one that’s willing to talk. If he had one DV issue Men Are Shit Twitter would make sure to bring it up every once in awhile which would provoke a few thinkpieces. Older Asian men aren’t a protected class so it’s not likely to trend.

2) Mark has kept his nose clean for the better part of two decades. Played the game, not gotten in any trouble, no real relationship drama — just does his movies, works out, and plays golf. It would be a little corny to bring up his past misdeeds now simply because he does appear to be a different person.

3) Mark isn’t part of the Woke brigade. He’s not always out there moral grandstanding so he isn’t a target. If he was on his high horse there might be more incentive to knock him off.

Possible fourth reason: the Halo effect. I don’t care how diverse we get, we’re not too eager to cancel handsome (white) men.

by Anonymousreply 23January 5, 2022 3:07 PM

What happened between him and Clooney?

An old DL thread mentioned he had originally been cast in Matt Damon's role in Ocean's 11 but George's team panicked when the two of them wanted to share a hotel room during filming and replaced him with Matt. Did Georgie break Markie's heart? Those old threads also suggested that after this close call George's team demanded he "date" in Europe which is when he got the place in Italy.

by Anonymousreply 24January 5, 2022 3:24 PM

I would love to see the Marky Mark enterprise go down. His whole entourage is made up of thugs. The tv show entourage was one giant #metoo. Just ask the creators writers assistant.

by Anonymousreply 25January 5, 2022 3:30 PM

[quote]1) None of Mark’s crimes seem to include a woman. At least not one that’s willing to talk. If he had one DV issue Men Are Shit Twitter would make sure to bring it up every once in awhile which would provoke a few thinkpieces.

R23, violence against women does not lead to cancelling.

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by Anonymousreply 26January 5, 2022 3:37 PM

[quote]3) Mark isn’t part of the Woke brigade. He’s not always out there moral grandstanding so he isn’t a target. If he was on his high horse there might be more incentive to knock him off.

R23, he did plenty of moral grandstanding after George Floyd was killed.

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by Anonymousreply 27January 5, 2022 3:38 PM

Chris Brown is repulsive as well. He'll eventually end up killing one of his girlfriends (or a hooker) and people will act shocked.

by Anonymousreply 28January 5, 2022 3:40 PM

Modern urban music fans do not find Chris Browns’ actions cancelable. Period. In fact, in hip hop, it can only enhance his swagger appeal

by Anonymousreply 29January 5, 2022 3:53 PM

Moreover, Chris Brown is considered very attractive

by Anonymousreply 30January 5, 2022 3:53 PM

OP, no one lost their career except Bill Cosby and Harvey Weinstein. Republican trolls want to pretend celebs are getting "canceled" and losing their careers left and right when nothing could be farther from the truth. Mist get a free pass for bad behavior

by Anonymousreply 31January 5, 2022 3:58 PM

R23 ‘women are a protected class’...how can you even say that with a straight face...

by Anonymousreply 32January 5, 2022 4:35 PM

R24 the way I’ve heard the Cloonz/Marky story told, is that Mark fell for George when they shot THREE KINGS, and that they were a relatively happy couple shooting THE PERFECT STORM, but then as the 2000s really got underway George started setting his sights higher and felt that Mark with his checkered past and his ghetto image would hold him back. The breakup cut Marky badly, and after that he cut all contact with George and vowed to be successful on his own terms without an older star propping him up.

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by Anonymousreply 33January 5, 2022 4:52 PM

You can't be canceled if your audience is made up of people who don't like what people deem Cancel Culture.

A guy who does dumb blockbusters like Transformers, comedies that revel in their offensiveness like Ted, and patriotic dad movies like Lone Survivor can't be canceled, at least at the box office. His fans just don't care.

by Anonymousreply 34January 5, 2022 5:13 PM

What the FUCK are you people on about? He did this shit when he was a kid. How many of you are the same person you were when you were 16?

He apologized. He wishes he never did it. His expressing dismay over a cop murdering George Floyd is fine. He's a mature adult now

If you sit around wringing your hands over what Mark Whalberg did in the 80s, you've got WAY too much time on your hands.

by Anonymousreply 35January 5, 2022 5:22 PM

R5 that's ironic, considering his entire show (Entourage) was about him being a Pu$$y hound and a hetero-bro D-bag type.

by Anonymousreply 36January 5, 2022 5:26 PM

R35 Speak for yourself, asshole. I didn't commit five hate crimes as a teenager, and neither did most of DL. Now fuck off.

by Anonymousreply 37January 5, 2022 5:29 PM

Calm down R35, the vast majority of posts here aren't calling for Wahlberg's head. Half the thread is devoted to whether or not he was fucking George Clooney!

Just discussing why Wahlberg hasn't been canceled doesn't mean we're demanding it for him, as well. Except maybe for his performance in The Happening.

by Anonymousreply 38January 5, 2022 5:30 PM

Uh oh I thought discussing Georgie's proclivities for cock were a surefire way to get a thread deleted.

by Anonymousreply 39January 5, 2022 5:43 PM

r39

Chickenhawk George's pr minions do patrol DL so no surprise that any mention of his inauthentic life leads to said minions shrieking about "proof" and getting threads deleted. There is also a DLer who serves as a surrogate and gets very caustic at any mention of the blind or the masculine looking beard.

by Anonymousreply 40January 5, 2022 8:44 PM

We should covertly refer to him as ‘Jorge’ in discussion from now on to avoid detection.

by Anonymousreply 41January 5, 2022 8:49 PM

R35 I couldn't agree more!

by Anonymousreply 42January 5, 2022 8:51 PM

Let's forget about Marky Mark beating a man blind, y'all! He said he was sorry! Y'all need to get lives!

Oh hold up! That Democrat SAID _______ two/five/ten years ago? Trash! Socialist! Communnist! What's their kids name? Hope their kids die! What's their phone number at work? I'm gonna call and tell them I hope they die, painfully! They deserve it! How dare they SAY THAT!!! HOW DARE THEY!!!

by Anonymousreply 43January 5, 2022 9:19 PM

[quote] I agree OP . It’s a mystery why he still has a career after doing such vicious things.

He makes his bosses money. The end.

by Anonymousreply 44January 5, 2022 9:29 PM

Most teens don't throw bricks at little black children or beat shopkeepers to a pulp. That said I do believe he's changed to become less violent but i still think he's still a sociopathic douchebag. He served his time and is no longer a threat but he's not a good person

by Anonymousreply 45January 5, 2022 10:26 PM

Ask Alec Baldwin

by Anonymousreply 46January 5, 2022 10:35 PM

Is it because he's 5'6" and not seen as threatening?

by Anonymousreply 47January 6, 2022 12:12 AM

R33, wonder if Mark still has feelings for GC?

by Anonymousreply 48January 6, 2022 9:10 PM

He and Matt Damon both have that hot street trash look that old queens in the industry love. They became "muses" for designers, directors and photographers who don't care how stupid and homophobic they are as long as they can suck that dick and grope their firm asses.

by Anonymousreply 49January 9, 2022 11:30 PM

He's gorgeous.

by Anonymousreply 50January 9, 2022 11:41 PM

He was gorgeous. He's also evil. I hate that I find him attractive and jacked off to him many times. If he was a porn star (which was more his calling), I probably would be less disgusted. But he stars in Hollywood films despite having absolutely no talent.

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by Anonymousreply 51January 9, 2022 11:47 PM

R49, squat rough trade? Stocky peasant?

by Anonymousreply 52January 9, 2022 11:57 PM

R52 Renaissance painters also loved rough trade. It's about sexual attraction to raw, youthful and powerful masculinity and also having a feeling of financial and intellectual superiority over the trade (like Pygmalion).

by Anonymousreply 53January 10, 2022 12:01 AM

It's for one very simple reason, OP: very powerful people in Hollywood both like and support him, and he has enormous appeal among the sort of people who watch his dismally bad films: middle aged family men, douchebros, nerdy teens and ladettes.

SJWs only attack those who have limited support and no real power. He has obviously learned how to ingratiate himself into the right group of bigwigs and millionaires.

by Anonymousreply 54January 10, 2022 12:03 AM

Honestly it would be nice if both Hollywood and the music industry completely collapsed and we get rid of all these talentless tools who take opportunities away from actually gifted artists.

Mark Wahlberg belongs in porn or in prison than he does in Hollywood.

by Anonymousreply 55January 10, 2022 12:10 AM

I really Like him. Reminds me of my buddies

by Anonymousreply 56January 10, 2022 3:40 AM

R26/R27 Did either of you actually read what I wrote or were you just responding for the hell of it?

My point was the social media mob isn’t going to hold his past indiscretions against him as much because none of them involve a woman. Chris Brown is still working but he trends like once a year just because of the Rihanna thing.

And I wouldn’t call him tweeting out about the injustice against George Floyd as him being politically active.

by Anonymousreply 57January 10, 2022 1:17 PM

Blacks only want to cancel whites. That’s why they give Chris Brown a pass. Stay woke to the bullshit. And hypocrisy. It’s not about having a seat at the table. They want to destroy everyone already there.

by Anonymousreply 58January 11, 2022 1:21 PM

He's all muscly and dreamy...

by Anonymousreply 59January 11, 2022 1:22 PM

He should have been canceled for being a shitty actor.

by Anonymousreply 60January 11, 2022 1:26 PM

His face is looking haggard and busted now. He keeps his body in good shape though. He was very cute when young in a trashy thuggish way.

by Anonymousreply 61January 11, 2022 1:26 PM

He’s a straight white profitable movie star. It’s kinda like how Ellen got cancelled for once making a mean face at someone but Leah Reminis revelations that she saw Tom Cruise physically strike an employee went unnoticed and in publicized for the most part

by Anonymousreply 62January 11, 2022 1:33 PM

I think it would be more unusual if gutter white trash from dorchester or southie *hadn't* beaten up some people of color.

by Anonymousreply 63January 11, 2022 2:42 PM

He didn't blind the guy, he was already blind in one eye.

He's turned his life around, matured, is a good Catholic etc.

And hawt. Did I say he was hawt?

Taken as a whole it's time for the haters to move on.

by Anonymousreply 64January 11, 2022 2:49 PM

He’s likeable and has mass appeal. Moreover, most people are forgiving and not prone to hold past sins against people. He is a devout Christian now. He is a great redemption story.

by Anonymousreply 65January 11, 2022 3:42 PM

He’s a loser but his power has to do with his fan base who doesn’t believe he did anything wrong. Had he attacked a white conservative instead, then his fan base would cancel him.

by Anonymousreply 66January 11, 2022 4:09 PM

i worked with some east coast teamsters who would do anything for him. Keep in mind that these guys wear letterman jackets emblazoned on the back with, "Teamsters Local xxx, Friends of Hoffa".

by Anonymousreply 67January 11, 2022 5:26 PM

It seems like he’s an executive producer on everything.

What I don’t get is how Seth MacFarland can like him.

by Anonymousreply 68January 11, 2022 5:48 PM

It's easy R68, Seth MacFarlane is also a douchebag.

by Anonymousreply 69January 11, 2022 6:05 PM

The two Wahlberg brothers have the best asses I have ever seen on a white boy.

by Anonymousreply 70January 11, 2022 6:08 PM

His biggest crime apart from beating up minorities and his complete lack of acting and rapping talent. Is not doing porn when he was young and hot. Donnie's attention seeking bisexual ass probably would have joined him.

by Anonymousreply 71January 11, 2022 8:39 PM

tom cruise is the public face of the insidious cult that is scientology that has and continues to abuse in every definition of the word abuse thousands, not just their members but their critics....

he's a dead beat father who hasn't done anything or seen Suri in over 8 years and counting besides the court ordered demand of child support..

cruise is the best friend of the sociopath of his cult whose wife (presumably cruise's friend as well) has not been seen in public in over 12 years and counting...he literally bans anyone, anywhere, anytime from even ASKING him about all of this! hasn't done a real interview in years and years, only shows up on the sickening ass kissing late night talk shows and all of entertainment media gives him a free pass and have for over decades now!...

and cruise still has MILLIONS of fans from around the world.... guess he still makes hollyweird money so they don't care...

by Anonymousreply 72January 11, 2022 11:17 PM

Has the man he blinded ever come forward? It would would be nice if he set the man up with money, he's got enough of it.

by Anonymousreply 73January 12, 2022 9:43 PM

The man came forward and admitted he was already blind before the encounter.

by Anonymousreply 74January 12, 2022 9:46 PM

Half of Hollywood are pedos. This shit is nothing compared to what is going on behind closed doors.

by Anonymousreply 75January 12, 2022 11:26 PM

R23 Yes his crimes do include women.

He threw rocks at a little black girl.

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by Anonymousreply 76January 12, 2022 11:49 PM

And notice how white “why does everything have to be about race” people in here went directly to Chris Brown and black people in this thread.

Meanwhile isn’t Nicholas Cage up for an Oscar nom this year? - Domestic violence

Charlie Sheen became more famous and worshipped after the story of him abusing prostitutes.

Mickey Rourke

Michael Fassbender

Josh Brolin

We can go on I’m sure. I don’t know why we’re only talking about Chris Brown.

Didn’t Jon Hamm torture a guy in college?

by Anonymousreply 77January 12, 2022 11:57 PM

And birds of a feather flock together

You guys think Wahlberg has changed, that’s why he’s collaborating AGAIN with anti-Semitic / anti-black / anti-gay Mel Gibson.

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by Anonymousreply 78January 12, 2022 11:58 PM

Did you all forget he called one of Madonna’s dancers a fag at a party which got him into a heated argument with her where he was very misogynistic. He was an adult.

by Anonymousreply 79January 13, 2022 12:03 AM

Mel and Mark used the casting couch. They knew the game. Doesn't mean they liked gays. Hollywood is a mostly straight white man's club and they're in it. There are gays in power in Hollywood but they are usually sellouts and will throw other gays under the bus. Most minorities in Hollywood are sellouts. There's a lot of Jewish producers, directors and actors but they don't give a shit about antisemitism and representation. Because every powerful person in that industry is motivated by money rather than ethics. It's funny because many Hollywood movies in the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s seemed far more liberal and socially conscious than today.

by Anonymousreply 80January 13, 2022 4:48 PM

Jordan and Jonathan Knight should have gotten the success of the Wahlbergs because they are gorgeous and at least they have talent. Jonathan gets bonus points for being gay with a life partner and he's aging like fine wine. Donnie Wahlberg seems fine with the gays and alludes to being bisexual.

by Anonymousreply 81January 14, 2022 1:53 AM

But they Don’t have The buff Bro mass appeal

by Anonymousreply 82January 14, 2022 8:32 PM

R82 You mean because Jordan and Jonathan are actually talented, polite and not at all trashy thugs? Both of them have banging bodies too for their age. Jordan gets bonus points for calling out Kirk Cameron publicly for his homophobia. From what I know both of them are more introverted individuals. Jordan could have been on a soap opera with his looks and I think had he pushed for a solo career after NKOTB started breaking up like 1993 or 1994, he would have been more successful than waiting until 1999.

The Wahlbergs are just attention whores with no talent. Their 'buff bro" mass appeal is from spreading those cheeks for Hollywood execs. Mark got lucky with Marky Mark getting that single and the Calvin Klein ads. He ditched hip-hop and the gay pandering as soon as he got roles in Fear and Boogie Nights and became a white straight mainstream action hero.

by Anonymousreply 83January 14, 2022 10:51 PM

[quote] Moreover, Chris Brown is considered very attractive

Nope. He was and is an average-looking dude with pimply skin and gangly body. He is just light-skinned which apparently some people confuse with "good-looking." I'm black btw and I never found him hot. Usher was hot. Trey Songz was hot. Tyrese was hot. Ginuwine was hot. Chris never compared..

by Anonymousreply 84January 14, 2022 11:00 PM

The whole cancelling thing is frequently inconsistent and hypocritical. People make a big to do about how deeply they care about injustices but don't care about victims that don't fit the right boxes or abusers who are charming and we'll liked.

by Anonymousreply 85January 14, 2022 11:05 PM

Oh dear. I meant well. Don't cancel me grammar bitches!

by Anonymousreply 86January 14, 2022 11:06 PM

Did anyone see that pic he posted in honor of his mom? They were on the sofa, holding hands, all four adoring kids around. His wife stood behind them. Hmm.

by Anonymousreply 87January 14, 2022 11:07 PM

Goals

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by Anonymousreply 88January 22, 2022 2:48 PM

R88, easy enough when you're 5'4".

by Anonymousreply 89January 22, 2022 6:32 PM

That’s why I like stacked short dudes

by Anonymousreply 90January 22, 2022 6:34 PM

Who is this str8-worshipping troll that keeps kissing Mahky Mahk's homophobic gorilla looking ass? He has not been hot since the 2000s and he was only cute in the 90s. He looks like shit now and it's karma for her a piece of shit in the inside.

by Anonymousreply 91January 22, 2022 6:39 PM

*being

by Anonymousreply 92January 22, 2022 6:40 PM

R91any links to his homophobic gorilla looking ass?

by Anonymousreply 93January 26, 2022 2:29 AM

Because he is sabotaging his own career with his substandard work…most of his recently released films have tanked.

by Anonymousreply 94January 26, 2022 2:31 AM
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