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After Jenny McCarthy and Donnie Wahlberg got engaged back in April, one voice was suspiciously absent from the chorus of congratulations.

Donnie’s A-list younger brother Mark Wahlberg kept mum on the topic of his sister-in-law-to-be and it seems we now know: he can’t stand her!

Donnie and Jenny made it official over the weekend, but Mark pulled a Rob Kardashian and skipped his own sibling’s wedding. He did, however, post this video to Instagram congratulating the newlyweds:

Mark Wahlberg Congratulates Jenny McCarthy and Donnie Wahlberg

Yes, it was nice of Mark to take the time to post that clip online, but a 15-second greeting in which you don’t even mention the couple by name isn’t quite the same as attending your brother’s wedding.


Sources say Mark stayed home not because it was his daughter’s 11th birthday, but because he and his wife simply don’t approve of McCarthy and some of the controversial comments she’s made in the past.

Of course, Jenny burned a lot of bridges during her climb to the middle of the showbiz world and Mark’s not the only famous family member to not attend the nuptials.

According to insiders, Jenny’s cousin Melissa McCarthy was banned from the wedding as a result of a feud that dates back to the early ’90s.