The star turn that Brett Favre nearly missed

“That’s right, Mary. You know I’ll always be true to you.”

That oft-repeated and much-mocked moment of Hollywood history almost never happened. As it turns out, Brett Favre made his 1998 appearance in “There’s Something About Mary” only after the directors’ first two choices declined.

Peter and Bobby Farrelly, who said on the Rich Eisen Show this week that Drew Bledsoe was their first choice to play the mysterious ex-boyfriend of Cameron Diaz. Bledsoe turned down the offer because he was trying to stay below the public radar after an incident in a concert mosh pit.

via – NFL Nation

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