Mark Wahlberg Says Celebrities Should Shut Up About Politics

A lot of celebrities do, and shouldn’t.

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. You know, it just goes to show you that people aren’t listening to that anyway. They might buy your CD or watch your movie, but you don’t put food on their table. You don’t pay their bills.

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.

Full article: Gauntlet Thrown: Mark Wahlberg Says Celebrities Should Shut Up About Politics » Louder With Crowder

Look, of course celebrities are entitled to an opinion. Everyone is. What gets on people’s nerves is when they turn around and pontificate to us as if their opinion has greater value and we should do as they say.

Anyway, considering Marky Mark here has stood up and told us all about how we need to submit to gun control because gun owners are the problem, I hope he’s going to follow his own words and shut up and entertain us.



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