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Mark Wahlberg Slams Tom Cruise Comments: ‘How Dare You’ Compare Acting To Military?
YAHOO FINANCE ^ | 13 NOVEMBER 2013 | ALY WEISMAN

Posted on 11/14/2013 4:21:08 AM PST by Extremely Extreme Extremist

Mark Wahlberg plays a Navy SEAL in his upcoming movie "Lone Survivor."

Tom Cruise made some controversial remarks that became public last week comparing acting to fighting in Afghanistan.

Specifically, Cruise said that being away from his young daughter for a long movie shoot was like “serving in Afghanistan.”

Business Insider's own Brian Jones, who served in Afghanistan, took serious issue with the actor's remarks.

So did Mark Wahlberg, who plays a Navy SEAL in his latest film "Lone Survivor," based o n actual events of the failed 2005 mission "Operation Red Wings" in which f our Navy SEALS who were tasked with the mission to capture Taliban leader Ahmad Shahd.

During a Q&A after the world premiere of “Lone Survivor" last night in Los Angeles, Wahlberg went off when asked about the difficulty of the shoot:

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. 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---ing dare you. While you sit in a makeup chair for two hours.

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1 posted on 11/14/2013 4:21:08 AM PST by Extremely Extreme Extremist
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist
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Mark Wahlberg is today's version of John Wayne.

I just watched Wahlberg's "Shooter" the other night. Incredible.


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2 posted on 11/14/2013 4:25:00 AM PST by Patton@Bastogne (Swine Piss be upon the Sodmite Obama, and his Child-Rapist False Prophet Mohammed)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist
Beck was talking about this yesterday.....he was going to the premiere.

He asked Marcus Luttrell if the movie was 'real'....faithfully rendered....and Luttrell said it was exactly what is in his dreams(or nightmares) every night!

Hope to see this one.

3 posted on 11/14/2013 4:29:22 AM PST by Guenevere
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

Mark is right on this.


4 posted on 11/14/2013 4:40:34 AM PST by Conspiracy Guy (On the evening of 10/16/13, the ailing republican party breathed its last breath.)
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To: Patton@Bastogne

Saw it a few years ago; great movie.


5 posted on 11/14/2013 4:43:11 AM PST by carriage_hill (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history, when everybody stands around reloading.)
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To: Conspiracy Guy
I like Wahlberg, not the crazy about Cruise, but, Cruise's comments really were taken out of context. He got caught in a lawyer's rhetorical trap.

http://www.tmz.com/2013/11/11/tom-cruise-war-comparison-acting-deposition-afghanistan-video/

6 posted on 11/14/2013 4:52:20 AM PST by Former Proud Canadian (Cruz/Palin 2016)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

Didn’t Wahlberg say if he was on United 93; he would have taken the terrorists down by himself?


7 posted on 11/14/2013 4:53:40 AM PST by Dr. Ursus
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To: Patton@Bastogne
Marky Mark is today's version of John Wayne?! We are surely doomed.

8 posted on 11/14/2013 4:53:52 AM PST by Durus (You can avoid reality, but you cannot avoid the consequences of avoiding reality. Ayn Rand)
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To: Conspiracy Guy

Tom Cruise, while not on my list of favorite actors, just got Palin’d.

He referred to his separation from his daughter as ‘brutal’. He did not compare himself to a soldier - opposition lawyer did that.

.....wonder if he can see visitation from there.


9 posted on 11/14/2013 4:54:39 AM PST by oldmomster
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To: carriage_hill

The movie was okay. It didn’t do justice to the book, and they took every opportunity to inject leftist drivel into the dialog.


10 posted on 11/14/2013 5:04:44 AM PST by bitterohiogunclinger (Proudly casting a heavy carbon footprint as I clean my guns ---)
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To: bitterohiogunclinger

I didn’t even know there was a book; I’ll check that out on Amazon. Thanks.


11 posted on 11/14/2013 5:08:04 AM PST by carriage_hill (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history, when everybody stands around reloading.)
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To: carriage_hill; bitterohiogunclinger

Please do read the series. Bob the Nailer will become one of your favorites. The movie does not do the book(s) justice.


12 posted on 11/14/2013 5:11:06 AM PST by mad_as_he$$
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

Cruise! You can’t handle the TRUTH.


13 posted on 11/14/2013 5:16:08 AM PST by bikerman (Obama! if his lips are moving he's lying.)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

Thought he was good in this one.

14 posted on 11/14/2013 5:21:58 AM PST by BBell (The Blue Dog is Stupid)
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To: Former Proud Canadian

Even in context it is a piss poor analogy. I’ve saw the whole thing earlier this week. Nothing compares to war especially asymetrical battle field. Tom is a wormy whiner


15 posted on 11/14/2013 5:41:48 AM PST by Conspiracy Guy (On the evening of 10/16/13, the ailing republican party breathed its last breath.)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

Everybody please take a cold shower. Marky Mark is a BIG Dem liberal. I’ve liked him fine in plenty of movies and he is a pretty good actor but he is a cafeteria Catholic Boston moron.

He had his way, that little .22 he used in “Shooter” to start taking it back at the bad guys would be about all the firearm you could legally own.


16 posted on 11/14/2013 5:43:21 AM PST by FAA
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To: oldmomster

I saw a longer verison earlier this week that seemed like Tom did think he was in a War zone. Maybe it was twisted too. At any rate he acts like a whiney beyotch.


17 posted on 11/14/2013 5:45:48 AM PST by Conspiracy Guy (On the evening of 10/16/13, the ailing republican party breathed its last breath.)
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To: Patton@Bastogne
"Shooter" could be one of the most left-wing Hollywood movies ever made.
18 posted on 11/14/2013 5:55:21 AM PST by wideawake
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To: FAA

I saw him present an award, I was channel surfing, it may have been the oscars. He was “on-stage” with that stupid bear he was in a movie with. Some remarks had to do with offending peoople and Wahlberg said “I am a Roman Catholic” . He may be more of a closet conservative than we think. I thought it odd at the time that he would say Roman Catholic and not just Catholic. Or why bring religion into it at all. I have read he is a loyal husband and father and don’t many people get more conservative as they grow older? Let’s cut him some slack.


19 posted on 11/14/2013 6:02:20 AM PST by MomwithHope (Let's make Mark Levin's The Liberty Amendments a reality!)
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To: MomwithHope

I like both Him and his Brother


20 posted on 11/14/2013 6:15:16 AM PST by scooby321
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