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Wahlberg, Richards honored for machismo

June 5, 2011 at 3:15 PM   |   Comments

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LOS ANGELES, June 5 (UPI) -- Mark Wahlberg is Guy of The Year and Keith Richards has Brass Balls, Spike TV declared at its Guys Choice award ceremony in Los Angeles.

The cable channel held its gala at the Sony Pictures Studios Saturday night and will broadcast the proceedings beginning Friday.

Wahlberg was honored for portraying a boxer in "The Fighter," which also was named Guy Movie of the Year. The real Micky Ward, whom he played, was present along his half-brother Dicky Eklund and director David O. Russell.

"Fast Times At Ridgemont High" was inducted into the Guy Movie Hall of Fame, where it joins "GoodFellas," "Swingers," "There's Something About Mary" and "Fight Club."

Richards of the Rolling Stones accepted his honor from actors Robert De Niro and Jason Statham. His memoir, "Life," also was recognized.

Harrison Ford and Jon Favreau received the Most Manticipated Movie award for the forthcoming "Cowboys & Aliens."

Among other winners, Dwayne Johnson ("The Rock") was named Biggest Ass Kicker, and Jennifer Aniston took the Decade of Hotness prize.

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