"I remember Micky (Ward) calling me and apologising. He was upset that I didn't get nominated (for Best Actor). I was like, 'It's all good, dude'. He was like, 'No, if I had been crazier in real life, you woulda gotten it.'" Boxer Micky Ward blames himself for Mark Wahlberg's Oscars snub. Wahlberg played the boxer in The Fighter.