Mark Wahlberg Steps in to Set the DJ Straight at Daddy-Daughter Dance & Folks Are Applauding

Published May 10, 2024
Mark Wahlberg Steps in to Set the DJ Straight at Daddy-Daughter Dance & Folks Are Applauding

Mark Wahlberg was at a daddy-daughter dance when the DJ got a little out of line. And how the Christian celebrity responded had folks applauding!

You might think Mark showed off a few of his Marky Mark moves, but that's not what has the internet dancing. Actor Mark Wahlberg recently attended a daddy-daughter dance with his 10-year-old, Grace, but alas, Grace wasn’t quite vibing with her father’s groove on the dance floor. Despite Mark’s enthusiastic moves and hopes of channeling his inner Marky Mark, Grace was less than thrilled.

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Mark Showing His 90s Moves

“I didn’t get one dance,” Wahlberg lamented. “I told her we were going to do the whole big circle, and I was going to go off. And she said, ‘Dad, if you embarrass me, I will never talk to you again.’ But she did hang out with me.”

Seems like Marky Mark’s moves were a bit too funky for his daughter’s liking. But the other dads at the dance would’ve surely appreciated some of that ’90s flair! However, Mark Wahlberg couldn’t help but leave his mark on the music playing at the dance. Let’s not forget – he didn’t get famous for his acting but for showing off his abs in the “Good Vibrations” video.

Mark Wahlberg is now a daddy, with his pop star days three decades behind him. So, he couldn’t believe it when he heard the music played at the dance.

He Couldn’t Believe the Lyrics

“[Grace] sat there on the edge of the stage by the DJ. And then I’m sitting there with one other dad, and I’m like, ‘This is not an edited version of this song. There are explicit lyrics being played at a school dance for girls, and I’m like, no good,'” he said.

“I told the DJ, and he’s like, ‘Oh, I thought it was.’ I said, ‘What are you doing?’ I’m hearing F-bombs, and this and that’s not okay,” Wahlberg said.

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He’s right. There’s no place for music with explicit lyrics at a dance for 10-year-old children. Or anywhere, for that matter. Mark then said the DJ didn’t know he wasn’t playing the edited version, but it’s probably more likely that he didn’t even realize the song was a problem. Pop music these days is filled with a numbing amount of tasteless lyrics.

Mark Took a Stand For What Was Right

Let’s take a moment to thank God for fathers like Mark Wahlberg, who bring joy and love to their families and take a stand for what’s right. Mark’s willingness to confront the DJ and ensure that the music at the daddy-daughter dance was appropriate for young ears is commendable.

The actions of dads like him make positive change, not just in our families but also in our communities. As we navigate the challenges of parenthood and strive to protect our children from negative influences, let’s remember to lean on God for guidance and strength. He is the ultimate source of wisdom and love, and with His help, we can continue to make the world a better place for our children.

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Micah 6:8 “He has shown you, O mortal, what is good. And what does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God.”

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