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Mark Wahlberg reveals reason why he stopped smoking weed

January 12, 2011 Mark Wahlberg

Mark Wahlberg stopped smoking weed for his kids. "The Fighter" star volunteered the information during his acceptance speech for Variety's Indie Impact Award during the Palm Springs Film Festival on Sunday.

According to eonline.com, the 39-year-old father of four noticed that the trophy resembled a bong, which prompted him to share why he quit smoking marijuana.

He said, "But I don't use those anymore. I stopped smoking weed for my kids. One day, we were driving and you could smell if from somewhere. My daughter asked what the smell was so I told her it was a skunk."

"The she said, 'Sometimes Daddy smells like that!' to me and my wife. So I knew I had to quit."

The devout Catholic also said that instead of partying every week, he now attends church.

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