“Blue Bloods” star Donnie Wahlberg is pretty happy about National Donnie Day, and he’s even happier about National Donnie Day trending on Twitter.
The actor and musician shared several tweets and screengrabs related to National Donnie Day on his Twitter account on Friday, noting that #NationalDonnieDay had climbed to the No. 2 spot on the U.S. trends list and that it happens to fall on a “Blue Bloods” Friday.
“Ummmm … is this really a thing? #NationalDonnieDay? How could I not know this??” he wondered in one tweet upon finding out about the day. “I’m the most Donnie Donnie of any Donnie in the history of Donnie’s! ps — @donnyosmond and @marieosmond both rock.”
‘Blue Bloods’ Star’s Fans Help Get #NationalDonnieDay on Trending List
In another tweet, Wahlberg credited his New Kids on the Block fans with landing #NationalDonnieDay on Twitter’s trending list. And the fans seemed to agree with that explanation, tweeting their excitement at seeing the hashtag make the list.
“Because we love you so #NationalDonnieDay,” one fan tweeted at Wahlberg.
“First up #NationalDonnieDay next up #BlueBloods,” another fan replied.
“Love this! Happy #NationalDonnieDay!” yet another fan chimed in.
Wahlberg Says ‘Some Days It Feels Like It’s Been Two Weeks’ on CBS Show
In a recent interview with Ryan Seacrest, Wahlberg talked a bit about starting the 12th season of “Blue Bloods.” He said there are good days and tough days on set, but overall, he feels blessed to be a part of the hit CBS show.
“Some days it feels like it’s been 48 years, and some days it feels like it’s been two weeks,” Wahlberg said of his time on the show.
Wahlberg, who helped convince co-star Bridget Moynahan to join the show after she had initially passed on the project, had a feeling from the get-go that “Blue Bloods” would be a hit. He couldn’t have predicted its 12-season run, but he said he knew right away he was going to get along with the rest of the cast.
“I had a belief that it was going to be a successful show,” he told Seacrest. “I didn’t know it would be successful at the level it is, but I had a great rapport immediately with Tom Selleck, who’s just – I call him ‘dad’ now and he calls me ‘son.’”
“He’s a serious guy,” Wahlberg added. “It took ten years… Now he’s like, ‘Son!’”
Seacrest seemed to find it hard to believe that the star of “Magnum P.I.” was all that serious. But Wahlberg insisted that when Selleck comes to set, he brings his A-game every time.
“He’s very, very professional,” he said of Selleck. “He’s a very hard worker, very professional, very dedicated. But a great, great guy. I love working with him. And I love the whole family. And I’m blessed to be doing [it for] 12 years.”
Watch the interview here: