Wahlberg admits he rarely ever speaks to his children about his days as a pop heart-throb, but was forced to address it when his son XAVIER heard Eminem's 2000 track MARSHALL MATHERS.
He says, "(Xavier) was in school and I guess his friends were into Eminem, and Eminem did a little song and took a few swipes at us.
"My son came home and he said, 'Dad, you were in that group New Kids On The Block, right?' I said, 'Yeah.' He said, 'Well Eminem, he did a song and he said you guys sucked a lot of... is that true dad?' I said, 'Some of us may have, son, but I didn't.'"