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Mark Wahlberg graduates from high school

Mark Wahlberg graduates from high school

Sep 17 2013, 8:30pm CDT | by Bang Showbiz

Mark Wahlberg has earned his high school diploma. The 42-year-old actor, who dropped out of school when he was a teenager, secretly been taking classes online last year and graduated over the summer...

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Mark Wahlberg graduates from high school

Sep 17 2013, 8:30pm CDT | by Bang Showbiz

Mark Wahlberg has earned his high school diploma.

The 42-year-old actor, who dropped out of school when he was a teenager, secretly been taking classes online last year and graduated over the summer.

The 'Pain & Gain' star shared his story with the Huffington Post on Monday (09.16.13), writing: "I never made it past the ninth grade. My circumstances were not unlike millions of other teens today, who live in tough working class neighborhoods surrounded by drugs, violence and crime, and who struggle to stay on the right path without positive influences.

"Most high school dropouts don't end up with successful careers in Hollywood. I was lucky. Compared with high school graduates, dropouts are more likely to be unemployed, in poor health, living in poverty or on public assistance."

He added: "For almost a year, I've been taking classes and studying any chance I could get -- on the set, traveling for work and at home. It has been both humbling and challenging, but I'm happy to report that I am officially a high school graduate, having received my diploma this summer."

The actor, who has four children with his wife Rhea Durham, is now hoping to help other young people graduate via his charity, the Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation.

He wrote: "To those students struggling every day and - most importantly -- to those who are looking for a second chance, I have a message for you: never give up. Keep believing in yourselves and don't make small plans. You are not alone. I can now look at my kids every day knowing that I didn't just do this for me -- I did it for them, and I did it for all the other teens and adults who have inspired me by their commitment to graduate."

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6 days ago

Lindsay Lohan’s Theater Debut Is a “Disaster,” Liam Neeson Joins Ted 2 + More of Today’s First Dibs

Sep 25 2014 8:00am CDT | Source: Scandalist

Lindsay Lohan‘s Speed The Plow is off to a rough start, Liam Neeson joins Morgan Freeman and Mark Wahlberg in Ted 2, Derek Jeter will officially say goodbye to Yankee Stadium tonight, and more in today’s First Dibs. Lindsay Lohan was apparently “a disaster, unprepared, nervous” trainwreck in her debut performance of Speed-the-Plow in London’s West End. [TMZ] Liam Neeson makes a furry friend by joining the  ...
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1 week ago

Kim Kardashian To Star In 'Ted' Sequel!

Sep 22 2014 10:02am CDT | Source: Posh24

Kim Kardashian is set to star in the new 'Ted' movie. The Keeping Up With The Kardashians star will have a small part in the upcoming sequel to the 2012 comedy starring Mila Kunis and Mark Wahlberg."Ted loves his women and there are scenes in 'Ted 2' which ask for a curvaceous woman to flirt and twerk with Ted, eventually leading to the bedroom. Producers are confident they can get Kim in ...
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1 week ago

EXCLUSIVE! Jenny McCarthy Dishes About The Deets Of Her Wedding With Donnie Wahlberg — No NKOTB Was Played!

Sep 18 2014 6:07pm CDT | Source: Perez Hilton

Jenny McCarthy and Donnie Wahlberg tied the knot last month in a lavish ceremony. And while all the members of Donnie's band New Kids On The Block attended the nuptials, their music was absent! The new bride explained EXCLUSIVELY: "We didn't do any of their songs! I thought maybe Donnie would break into Cover Girl or something, but no!" Also absent was Donnie's brother, Mark Wahlberg, an ...
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2 weeks ago

Jenny McCarthy Hasn't Been Married For a Month And She's Already Awful About It

Sep 17 2014 4:30pm CDT | Source: Fish Wrapper

Jenny McCarthy is widely known for being a horrible person, so it should come as no surprise that today, just two and a half weeks after her wedding day, she's already saying ridiculous things about it. Specifically, she's bragging about losing her very expensive wedding ring:"I’ve already lost the ring. We were staying in a hotel and you can’t have a wedding ring on… it’s a little hard to get romantic with diamonds on your hand. I ...
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3 weeks ago

Mark Wahlberg's Muscles Look So Pumped Up for 'Ted 2'

Sep 10 2014 10:15pm CDT | Source: Just Jared

Mark Wahlberg shows off his huge muscles in a white tank top on the set of his new movie Ted 2 on Tuesday (September 9) in Boston, Mass. The 43-year-old actor was seen in the same outfit the day before on set, where he was joined by his co-star Amanda Seyfried. It was just announced that Morgan Freeman has joined the cast of Ted 2 as “an iconic civil rights lawyer who comes into the picture when Ted needs to resolve some legal issues,” according to Variety. Seth MacFarlane is r ...
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3 weeks ago

Morgan Freeman Lands Juicy Role in ‘Ted 2′; Seth MacFarlane's holiday album tracklist/release date

Sep 10 2014 2:57pm CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

Morgan Freeman is set to join the cast of Universal and MRC’s “Ted 2.”Plot details are being kept under wraps, but sources say Freeman would play an iconic civil rights lawyer who comes into the picture when Ted needs to resolve some legal issues.Seth MacFarlane, who is back writing, directing and voicing the titular vulgar teddy bear, was said to be looking for high-profile actor to join the cast in a fun role and showe ...
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3 weeks ago

Jenny McCarthy Wedding Dress: FIRST LOOK!

Sep 5 2014 11:35pm CDT | Source: The Hollywood Gossip

A few days after exchanging vows with Donnie Wahlberg, Jenny McCarthy has given fans their first look at her wedding dress. The blonde beauty tied the knot with the Blue Bloods star in St. Charles, Illinois and she did so in a gown designed by Ines Di Santo. Various New Kids on the Block were in attendance, though Mark Wahlberg skipped the event in order to celebrate his own daughter's bir ...
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4 weeks ago

The Biggest Celebrity Weddings of 2014 Ranked According to Fabulousness

Sep 3 2014 11:00am CDT | Source: Scandalist

View Photo Gallery With Kim and Kanye tying the knot in Florence, Adam Levine wedding his own Victoria’s Secret Angel, and Brangelina jumping on the matrimonial bandwagon just this week, summer seems to be the hottest season for making love official. And while most of these celebrity weddings have been spectacularly romantic (see the aforementioned), not all celebrity weddings live up to the same ...
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4 weeks ago

Justin Bieber Has Been Arrested Again

Sep 2 2014 2:55pm CDT | Source: PopSugar

Justin Bieber gets arrested after an ATV accident in Canada - Us Weekly Hugh Jackman shaves off his beard - People Ansel Elgort is also a DJ? - HuffPost Celebrity There was a mini Old School reunion at the US Open - Lainey Gossip Angelina Jolie's brother attended her wedding - Dlisted Kristin Chenoweth goes brunette - ET Sounds like the 24 movie is finally happening - Pink Is the New Blog Uma Thurman looks gorgeous at ...
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4 weeks ago

‘Lauren’s Lowdown': JJ Watt Is Houston’s $100 Million Dollar Man; Jenny McCarthy’s Wedding Dress

Sep 2 2014 10:17am CDT | Source: Mix 96-5

It’s Watt. JJ MEGA WATT to you. As one of the NFL’s most dominant defenders, it’s no wonder he’s getting paid BIG TIME with a six-year, $100-million extension worth $51.8 million guaranteed. He was set to earn $1.9 million in base salary after his impressive 36 ½ sacks, 27 passes defensed and 8 forced fumbles in 48 career games. Way to go JJ, you deserve it! Houston is proud to have you call us home!  ************************************************* ...
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