Going from rapper to underwear model to respected, Serious Actor isn’t enough for Mark Wahlberg. Now he wants to feed you, with some help from his brother Donnnie (via E! Online):
[T]he siblings, who already owned a bunch of eateries, were on the lookout to start a new venture. So they decided to plunk down an undisclosed amount to acquire the rights to the Wahlburger name for a brand-new 80-seat, 4,300-square-foot restaurant set to launch in the coming months in the Hingham Shipyard.
Oh, Wahlberg is already feeding people? Well, this is definitely him branching out in a new direction (via the New York Daily News):
Not just satisfied with opening a burger joint with his brothers, Mark Wahlberg is thinking about shooting a reality show based on the Walhburgers restaurant. The high-end burger joint will be located outside of Boston.
But don’t expect him to appear on screen.
“Maybe I’ll be the ‘Charlie’s Angels’ of reality TV,” the “Entourage” producer told E! Online. “You’ll hear my voice. But obviously it’s something that we’d want to control in every aspect and produce and make sure that we were doing something really quality.”
Awww. So it’ll be the Mark Wahlberg reality show without Mark Wahlberg.
That’s fine with me: I wouldn’t watch it anyway. But it makes me wonder:
Are there any nonreality celebrities you’d actually want to see in their own reality show?
I’m not sure I can think of one myself. I’m interested in actors and their work, but I’m mostly interested in their work, not in what they do hanging around on a Saturday afternoon.
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