EXCLUSIVE: Mark Wahlberg Lands In Hospital After Movie Set Mishap

Aug. 15 2009, Published 9:56 a.m. ET

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Mark Wahlberg was rushed to the hospital on Friday morning after suffering smoke inhalation on the set of his new film The Fighter, has learned exclusively.

"Mark was working on a scene Thursday night where a smoke  machine was being used for atmosphere and apparently he breathed in too much  smoke," a source tells us.

"When he woke up Friday morning he was gasping for breath so he was taken to Massachusetts General Hospital where he was put on a breathing device that helped clear his lungs."

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Like a real, er, Fighter, Wahlberg was released and back at work the same day.

Click to read about another on-set trooper, Angelina Jolie, who was sliced on the set of Salt.

The Fighter costars Christian Bale and Amy Adams.

Click to see photos of Bale's dramatic transformation for his part in the flick.



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