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Mark Wahlberg

I Would Have Fought

9/11 Hijackers & Landed Plane

1/18/2012 9:05 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

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Mark Wahlberg claims he could have done what hundreds of other doomed passengers couldn't ... fought off the multiple 9/11 terrorists and saved one of the hijacked planes.

Wahlberg just gave an interview with Men's Journal ... in which he states, "If I was on that plane with my kids, it wouldn't have went down like it did. There would have been a lot of blood in that first-class cabin and then me saying, 'OK, we're going to land somewhere safely, don't worry.'"

So the question ... is Wahlberg's braggadocio insulting to the dead passengers and their families?










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1:15 PM PT: Didn't take long ... Mark just apologized for his comments.

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31.

su.san smith    

Mark didn't say anything disrepectful - I believe what he said and if I was an the plane and that happened I would be right behind him kicking ass too. Mark is the ****E!

1007 days ago
32.

ColoradoRob    

Punk!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

1007 days ago
33.

V. Fawn Lagnefors    

How rude and disrespectful!As if all those people were not ready to fight for their lives!! This is a case where actor's need to shut the **** up! We really don't live for their stupid, ignorant opinions!

1007 days ago
34.

jack-55d79    

It was the first time (excluding Egypt Air flight 990) where people were deliberately crashing the plane. With flight 93 the reason it crashed before hitting its target was likely due to passengers fighting back (the news of the other attacks was likely a factor, until that point people assumed it was a regular hijacking). So here we have an actor who claims that not only would he have fought the attackers off (as some people on the plane likely tried) but not only that but land the plane. The man is clearly a simpleton and quite disrespectful to the families of people who lost people on board that flight.

1007 days ago
35.

TJ    

Sounds like he's made one too many action movies.

1007 days ago
36.

Kiko    

As long as there would have been no acting involved, he may have been able to pull it off.

1007 days ago
37.

mike    

Not the best subject to talk about, there's a war because of this, but i get the point, the victims would probably have done the same if they had known the result, unfortunately they didn't know, until was late.

1007 days ago
38.

Fan    

Wahlberg sounds like Tom Cruise.


What has Wahlberg been drinking? Scientology Kool-aid?

1007 days ago
39.

Jay W.     

Damn shame this super hero wasn't on the plane.


yeah...

1007 days ago
40.

AAAAAAAAAAb    

Nobody knew the terrorists only had box cutters. They told passenger they had BOMBS, and also, they never indicated they were planning on crashing planes. Had the passengers knew they were going to die anyway, I'm positive they would have took actions similar to passengers on flight 93.

1007 days ago
41.

Sonya in Tx    

Mark makes it seem as though the passengers who died on those planes should have saved their own lives by 'taking the plane back'.

He insults those who died. Can he fly a jet that takes thousands of hours to learn to do? You know the pilots all had their throats slashed and bled to death in the attacks.

Mark also forgets that there are those who did fight back to get control of their plane. They are the victims of flight 93 that crashed in Pennsylvania after the passengers tried to take the plane back. The terrorists, then crashed the plane after the passengers breached the ****pit.

Mark Wahlberg is a major league d-bag for saying this, and I'll never watch any more of his movies for being so disrespectful to 3000+ people who were taken completely by suprise. F-him....

1007 days ago
42.

Shane Paterson    

Marky Mark needs to be put into check on this one.. this is just absolutely lubricious, his ego is huge and he needs to step off his high horse. these are not "smooth vibrations" "so what chu sayin" mark? That your better then them? this is disrespectful and uncalled for but dont worry people "Marky Mark is here."

1007 days ago
43.

N    

Just because he plays an action star in movies, does not mean he is one in reality.

1007 days ago
44.

Sara    

What an *******! How can anyone make a comment like that?!? I don't care if you were supposed to be on the plane or not. It does not matter- you were not there, you do not know the cir****tances. Disrespectful!

1007 days ago
45.

Kaffee    

Can't people express their opinions anymore without worrying about being disrespectful to somebody out there? Political correctness has crossed the line if that's the case.

1007 days ago
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