Mark Wahlberg Jokes About R-Rated Movie “Ted” In Front Of Pope Francis (VIDEO)

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Mark Wahlberg Pope Ted Joke

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Mark Wahlberg Pope Ted Joke

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Mark Wahlberg served as the master of ceremonies at the World Meeting of Families event in Philadelphia on Saturday, and took the opportunity to make a joke about his R-rated comedy Ted in front of Pope Francis I. Watch the video below!

Right after 14-year-old opera singer Bobby Hill finished serenading the crowd, Wahlberg approached the microphone and said, “That right there was truly the voice of an angel.” The actor went on to joke, “But then he whispered in my ear that he loved the movie Ted, and I told him that was not appropriate for a boy of his age.” The audience of nearly 40,000 people erupted in laughter, however Pope Francis didn’t appear to be particularly amused.

Wahlberg continued, “Holy Father, please forgive me. I’ve always hoped that the good Lord has a sense of humor when it comes and pertains to many of the movies that I’ve made.” Ted, of course, is the 2012 hit comedy that features Wahlberg starring alongside a crass-talking, pot-smoking teddy bear. Presumably, the Pope has not seen the film.

As Gossip Cop has reported, Pope Francis arrived in the United States on Tuesday, marking his first-ever visit to the country. During his trip, the Catholic leader has met with President Obama, addressed the United Nations, and hosted Mass at Madison Square Garden, among many other monumental events. Watch the video below of Mark Wahlberg making a joke about his movie Ted in front of the Pope, and tell Gossip Cop what you think.


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