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11 Bombshell Tales of Throwback Set Drama You Never Knew About

People Logo By Lydia Price of People | Slide 2 of 11: "He didn't want me for the part, and I didn’t think he was right for the part. We both had to really learn how to respect each other, and we earned it," Wahlberg said of shooting the 1995 movie with DiCaprio while speaking at the LEAP Foundation conference in July 2018. 

Wahlberg previously opened up about the feud in a 2013 interview with The Hollywood Reporter. "Leonardo was like, 'Over my dead f—— body. Marky Mark's not going to be in this f—— movie,'" he told the outlet. "Because we'd had a thing — I didn't even realize it, [but] I was a bit of a d— to him at a charity basketball game. So he was like, 'This f—— a—— is not going to be in this movie.' … So I come in and I do the audition and I kind of look at him and he kind of looks at me, and then we do a scene, and they’re like, 'Hmm, this f—— dude's pretty good, right?'"

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"He didn't want me for the part, and I didn’t think he was right for the part. We both had to really learn how to respect each other, and we earned it," Wahlberg said of shooting the 1995 movie with DiCaprio while speaking at the LEAP Foundation conference in July 2018.  Wahlberg previously opened up about the feud in a 2013 interview with The Hollywood Reporter. "Leonardo was like, 'Over my dead f—— body. Marky Mark's not going to be in this f—— movie,'" he told the outlet. "Because we'd had a thing — I didn't even realize it, [but] I was a bit of a d— to him at a charity basketball game. So he was like, 'This f—— a—— is not going to be in this movie.' … So I come in and I do the audition and I kind of look at him and he kind of looks at me, and then we do a scene, and they’re like, 'Hmm, this f—— dude's pretty good, right?'"
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