Donnie Wahlberg Rings in 2020 With $2,020 Tip

Former New Kid on the Block takes part in the '2020 tip challenge'
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 2, 2020 2:29 PM CST
Jenny McCarthy, left, and Donnie Wahlberg stand on stage at the New Year's Eve celebration in Times Square on Monday, Dec. 31, 2018, in New York.   (Photo by Joe Russo/Invision/AP)
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(Newser) – Donnie Wahlberg welcomed 2020 with a matching tip, his wife Jenny McCarthy revealed on Twitter Wednesday. "@DonnieWahlberg starting 2020 off like the amazing man he is. #ihop #2020tipchallenge," McCarthy tweeted alongside a photo of the couple's $78 bill from an Illinois IHOP, to which Wahlberg added a $2,020 tip and the words "Happy New Year, 2020 Tip Challenge." As USA Today reports, a Michigan server apparently kicked off the aforementioned challenge when she went public with the $2,020 tip someone left her on New Year's Day; that receipt also had "2020 Tip Challenge" written on it. (Wahlberg also once found a fan a kidney match.)

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