Mark Wahlberg Says He & His Kids Grew Closer During The Pandemic: We Created ‘A Much Stronger Bond’

Mark Wahlberg is reflecting on the relationship he has with his four kids. When Access Hollywood’s Kit Hoover asked the “Joe Bell” star how his children view him, he said, “I think it depends on the day. … They were always saying I was always very strict, and I’ve kind of loosened up the reins a little. Now, they think I’m just always trying to have a super fun time.” Mark added, “With everything that’s been going on with the pandemic and stuff, we’ve managed to grow closer together and create a much stronger bond.” Plus, Mark shared details about the emotional true story behind “Joe Bell” and the instant chemistry he had with Hollywood newcomer Reid Miller, who portrays Joe’s son. “Joe Bell” is in theaters now.