Mark Wahlberg Jokes He Isn’t Happy His Daughter and Will Ferrell’s Son Follow Each Other Online: It’s ‘Disturbing’


Mark Wahlberg wasn’t anxious when he schooled that Will Ferrell‘s 13-year-old son Magnus was in “some arrange of communication” with his daughter.

“I found out some unfortunate news today,” Wahlberg, 46, tells Ellen DeGeneres when a dual seem on her arriving Tuesday uncover — a deteriorate 15 premiere — to foster their new movie, Daddy’s Home 2.

“I suspicion [Magnus] was a poetic kid until we found out that he has shaped some arrange of communication with my oldest child,” a actor and father of 4 says of his daughter Ella Rae, also 13.

“They’re following any other on Instagram,” adds Ferrell, 50, putting on his classical critical face.

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Wahlberg, who has four children total with wife Rhea, says he has come to terms with a fact that his daughter will one day be dating.

“In actuality, as I’ve suspicion about it, I’ve come to know that it is unavoidable that she’ll be with somebody,” he says. “So if it could be with someone like Will, we would be happy.”

Ferrell — father to sons Axel, 7½, Mattias, 10, and Magnus, with wife Viveca Paulin — looks flattered from a compliment, though warns his costar that nonetheless his son is a  “good boy” he “buys knives on a Internet.”

“So keep your cutlery sealed adult if he comes over,” a actor and comedian jokes to Wahlberg. “Other than that, he’s really sweet.”

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This is not a initial time Wahlberg has non-stop adult about his fears surrounding his girls. “I’m dreading a teenage years with my daughters; it’s not going to be easy for them to go on a date,” he told PEOPLE in 2014.

During that interview, a actor also pronounced that he wants to teach a clarity of piety in all his children (he and Rhea also share daughter Grace Margaret, 7½, and sons Brendan Joseph, 9 this month, and Michael, 11).

“I wish to give them all a things we never had though make certain they know it’s not normal and that it takes tough work to get what we want,” he said. “You have to yield them with a collection that will make them good people.”

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Back in July, Ferrell and Amy Poehler also opened adult to PEOPLE about parenting while compelling their comedy The House. The Saturday Night Live alums common their particular practice with their sons, with Ferrell articulate about sophistry parties for his 3 kids.

“We are in a epoch of birthday parties with a interruption present and a bouncing residence and jugglers and a live camel,” he joked. “My mother and we go in a conflicting direction.”

Daddy’s Home 2 hits theaters Nov. 10.