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Actor Mark Wahlberg Has Some Harsh Words for Other Hollywood Celebrities

Jeff Dunetz
Written by Jeff Dunetz

One of the truly frustrating things about election seasons are the celebrities who come out from under the nearest rock, have no idea how “regular people” live, and tell us how to vote. Actor Mark Wahlberg agrees that celebrities need to stay out of politics,  “They might buy your CD or watch your movie, but you don’t put food on their table. You don’t pay their bills.”  A look at the contracts of some of the Trump supporters, prove their lifestyle is so different than ours, they can’t understand how the average American lives.

The movie star from the Boston area, was being interviewed about his upcoming movie “Patriots Day,”  began to talk about the crowds of celebrities who ran to any camera switch to the “on” position so they could denounce Donald Trump before and after election day.

 “You know, it just goes to show you that people aren’t listening to that anyway,” he continued. “They might buy your CD or watch your movie, but you don’t put food on their table. You don’t pay their bills. A lot of Hollywood is living in a bubble. They’re pretty out of touch with the common person, the everyday guy out there providing for their family. Me, I’m very aware of the real world. I come from the real world and I exist in the real world. And although I can navigate Hollywood and I love the business and the opportunities it’s afforded me, I also understand what it’s like not to have all that.”

Wahlberg these celebrities are so far into the bubble that they have no idea (or interest in how we live). Just look at what some of these celebrities put in their con…

Read the rest of the story at Jeff Dunetz’s blog The Lid

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Jeff Dunetz

Jeff Dunetz

Jeff is a Journalist, Blogger and one of the rare Jewish conservatives in a sea of north east liberal Jews (Thanksgiving dinner is a real pip). Jeff was honored with the 2014 Not For Profit Blogger of the Year award by the National Blogger's Club, is editor/publisher of The Lid (, contributing reporter at and Political Columnist for the newspaper, The Jewish Star.

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