NEW YORK, N.Y. — Donnie Wahlberg plays the brave – and clean-shaven – New York City detective Danny Reagan on the CBS drama “Blue Bloods,” but off duty this summer, he was sporting a moustache in his other job – as a member of New Kids on the Block.
“I wear a moustache in the off season. No connection to Tom Selleck,” Donnie said on Access Hollywood Live on Friday in New York City, referring to the famously facial-haired star who plays his police commissioner father, Frank Reagan, on the show.
After Access Hollywood Live co-hosts Billy Bush and Kit Hoover brought out Donnie’s Twitter photo showing his NKOTB bandmates, all sporting moustaches, the actor and singer explained how the unique moment came about.
“When I was on tour, I was wearing a moustache and a lot of the Backstreet Boys fans – New Kids and Backstreet Boys were touring in Europe and around the world — the Backstreet Boys fans were a little younger than [our] New Kids fans, and when I wore the ‘stache on stage they kind of got freaked out,” Donnie said. “On Twitter, a lot of fans were teasing me about my ‘stache, so my bandmates donned fake moustaches and we Tweeted this picture.
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