Tom Holland Hilariously Thought The Massage Gun Mark Wahlberg Gifted Him Was A "Self-Pleasure" Tool

Tom Holland Hilariously Thought The Massage Gun Mark Wahlberg Gifted Him Was A "Self-Pleasure" Tool

'Uncharted' co-star Mark Wahlberg decided to set the record straight.

Tom Holland once again proved he's just too wholesome for this world. Holland, 25, shared a funny story to Access Hollywood, earlier this week, about a gift from his Uncharted co-star, Mark Wahlberg. The 50-year-old actor had driven Holland home and gifted him something pretty unique. “Essentially Mark Wahlberg was kind enough to give me a massage gun after I left his house in LA and he drove me back to my hotel," recalled the Spider-Man actor. "I was confused as to what kind of massage gun this was, having never seen one before, and I thought it was the type of self-pleasure." Holland said he "thought Mark Wahlberg was driving me back to my house for other reasons other than just being a gentleman." He joked, "I didn't know you—it's Hollywood, baby. Who knows what's gonna happen?"


Wahlberg responded, saying that it was a clearly innocent gesture. In fact, it was a thoughtful gift, considering the massage gun was a recovery tool after they'd discussed working out. Wahlberg joked of the awkward drive together, “I can’t believe the whole time you were thinking that, and I’m just trying to have a conversation with you, talking about your family, talking about my kids and what their interests are. You gotta get your head out of the gutter, buddy.” Later, Wahlberg shared a video making fun of the misunderstanding, showcasing how the Power Plate Pulse massage tool is used, clarifying that it was "for muscle recovery; nothing else."


Jokes aside, the action-adventure Uncharted, based on the popular video game series, will be out in theaters on Feb. 18. Holland and Wahlberg play Nathan Drake and Victor "Sully" Sullivan who take on booby traps and an art heist in their search for "the greatest treasure never found." Uncharted also stars Antonio Banderas, Tati Gabrielle, and Sophia Ali. The film's villain, Moncada (Antonio Banderas), throws some light on the elusive treasure. "Five hundred years ago, my family found the world's biggest fortune, then was betrayed. People have been searching for it all in vain," he says in the trailer. "But the voyage wasn't just about gold, it was something much more valuable."


Holland previously spoke about the challenges of playing the popular video game character to British GQ. "As soon as you start worrying about 'Do I look good in this shot?' acting becomes something other than playing a character," he said. "I think there are elements of my performance in Uncharted where I kind of fell under that spell of being 'I want to look good now. I want this to be my cool moment.' I had to play this very tough, very stoic guy—basically be Mark Wahlberg. My character is supposed to be a f------ action hero in this moment! Look, I haven't seen it, so I don't know if I succeeded in that. But it was an important lesson learned, because, at times, it was less about land a mark and go through this scene and more about land a mark, stand like this and see my bulging biceps," Holland added. "… It was a mistake and is something that I will probably never do again."


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