While The Bunch was all about finding out the back stories behind some of Perth’s nicknames, we couldn’t help it…

During a chat with the Premier, we had to ask Mark McGowan about his.

Turns out, if you include State Daddy, he’s actually had three.

“My mum and dad called me ‘Marky Mark’, which pre-dated Mark Wahlberg,” McGowan said… of course referring to Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch who had the 1991 hit, Good Vibrations, which not gonna lie is still a total banger.

“Mark Wahlberg, he owes me royalties, that guy.”

McGowan then circled back to his newest nickname, State Daddy.

I don’t know what it means, and no one will tell me, can you tell me? Lisa, you’d know.”

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Lisa almost immediately self-destructed at being put on the spot…

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And here’s the other Marky Mark, because we would be grossly remiss if we didn’t…

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