US Magazine: Donnie Wahlberg: 25 Things You Don't Know About Me
Donnie Wahlberg: 25 Things You Don't Know About MeDonnie Wahlberg reveals 25 things about himself to Us Weekly.Credit: Cindy Ord/Getty Images Donnie Wahlberg knows how to multitask: when he's not crooning with the other members of
New Kids on the Block, he's playing a cop in the CBS drama Blue Bloods (Fridays, 10 P.M.).
Here, the 44-year-old star spills 25 facts about himself to Us Weekly.
1. I sleep less than three hours a night. 2. I lost 40 pounds for The Sixth Sense. 3. I gained 20 pounds sampling and approving foods for the Wahlburgers menu. 4. I have a pierced nose and nipple. 5. I am my mother's favorite son. 6. I'm afraid of flying on large airplanes, but I love small ones. 7. I can only wear T-shirts once, then I give them away. 8.Mickey Rourke gave me my first acting role, in the movie Bullet. 9. Willona, the neighbor on Good Times, was my childhood crush. 10. My sons [Xavier, 21, and Elijah, 12] and I watch Steve Harvey's Family Feud religiously. 11. I actually pierced my oldest son's ears myself on his 16th birthday. 12. My very first job was in the foreign-exchange office of a bank. 13. I love bass fishing. 14. I'm an excellent chess player. 15. I think of Run-DMC as my high school teachers and Public Enemy as my college professors. 16. My second toe is longer than my big toe. 17. My favorite movie is Scarface. 18. I hug at least 500 fans a day when I'm on tour with New Kids on the Block. 19. I listen to Joni Mitchell and Carole King in my car. 20. I am the world's greatest player of the classic arcade game Asteroids. 21. I get dressed in the exact same sequence every day: socks first. 22. I still say no to drugs. 23. I read the newspaper every morning -- not the internet, but the actual paper. 24. I cry when I am really happy. 25. I never saw [fiance] Jenny McCarthy nude until we started dating.