You can now read 5 articles in a month for free on Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.


Vice cofounder challenges Mark Wahlberg

Continue reading below

What Mark Wahlberg said about his ability to thwart the 9/11 terrorists was bad, but Shane Smith’s attempt to capitalize on the actor’s comments is unforgivable. Smith, cofounder of Vice magazine, challenged Wahlberg to a fight via Twitter. “I will fight Mark Whalberg [sic] and if he beats me I will conceed [sic] he could have stopped 9/11,’’ Smith tweeted. “But if I win he has to stop ‘acting.’ ’’ Here’s hoping Wahlberg accepts the offer and whups him. In an interview in the new Men’s Journal, Wahlberg said if he’d been on one of the doomed 9/11 flights, “it wouldn’t have went down like it did.’’ He later apologized.

Loading comments...
Want each day's news headlines delivered fresh to your
inbox every morning? Just connect with us
in one of the following ways:
Please enter a valid email will never post anything without asking.
Privacy Policy
Subscriber Log In

You have reached the limit of 5 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week
Marketing image of
Marketing image of