"We were driving to the Academy Awards for The Fighter, and I'm like 'Babe, I've finally found the next movie. It's going to be big, it's about me and a teddy bear.' She said, 'You idiot. You are going to the Academy Awards for the last time. Your career will be over.'" Mark Wahlberg's wife, model Rhea Durham, warned him not to accept the lead role in 2012 comedy Ted.