Mark Wahlberg harassment victim says actor should not be pardoned | Film | The Guardian
A victim of one of Mark Wahlberg's racially motivated attacks as a teenage That attack sent one of the men to the hospital and landed Wahlberg in prison. Trump makes surprise Christmas visit to Iraq to meet with troops. Mark Wahlberg is no longer pursuing a request to be pardoned it" because he was able to meet one of the victims and apologize, the AP said. Wahlberg spent 45 days of a two-year sentence in prison for the felony. In , Mark Wahlberg attacked two Vietnamese-American men and was application seeking a pardon for a previous assault is being met with skepticism by murder, convicted of assault, and served 45 days in prison.
Is that really what Wahlberg wants? Mark, at the age of 13, was one of the group's original members, along with Donnie, but quit after a few months.
The record, produced by brother Donnie, hit number one on the Billboard Hotlater becoming certified as a platinum single. The second single, " Wildside ", peaked at number five on Billboard's Hot Singles Sales chart and at number 10 on the Billboard Hot Marky Mark opened for the New Kids on the Block during their last tour. Make My Videowhich despite the band's success, was a huge flop.
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The project combined rap vocals, electronic-infused ragga, and "European dancefloor" music, delivering the singles "Happy People", German number one hit "United", "Life in the Streets", and "Babylon", with Frank Peterson and Alex Christensen as producers. Inhe released a single titled "No Mercy" in support of his friend Dariusz Michalczewskiwhom he had befriended earlier in the s.
He also started production on a third studio album. Inhe launched a line of sports nutrition supplements called Marked.
After this appearance, he dropped the "Marky Mark" name. A basketball fanatic, he caught the attention of critics after appearing in The Basketball Diaries inplaying the role of Mickey alongside Leonardo DiCaprioin a film adaptation of the Jim Carroll book of the same name. He had his first starring role in the James Foley thriller Fear. The two later worked together in The Departed.
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Everyone deserves another chance. He should not have the crime hanging over him any longer. I am not saying that it did not hurt when he punched me in the face, but it was a long time ago.
I am sure he has his own family and is a responsible man. He has obviously put the past behind him, and moved on with his life. And no doubt, Wahlberg has done so as well.
He has clearly turned his life around. So why does he need the actual pardon? No one was seriously injured, but the attack left a lasting impression. My heart was beating fast.
Mark Wahlberg victim says he shouldn't be pardoned
I couldn't believe it was happening. The kids chasing," Belmonte told the AP. Wahlberg and two other white youths were issued a civil rights injunction: InWahlberg, then 16, attacked two Vietnamese men while trying to steal beer near his Dorchester home. According to the sentencing memorandum, he confronted Thanh Lam, a Vietnamese man, as he was getting out of his car with two cases of beer.
Wahlberg called Lam a "Vietnam f s" and beat him over the head with a 5-foot wooden stick until Lam lost consciousness and the rod broke in two. Documents say Wahlberg ran up to another Vietnamese man, Hoa Trinh, and asked for help hiding. After a police cruiser drove past, he punched Trinh in the eye.