“I am deeply sorry”: Mark Wahlberg’s Dark Past and How His Mistakes Left a Man Blind in One Eye When the Actor Was Only 16-Years-Old

Mark Wahlberg's Dark Past and How His Mistakes Left a Man Blind in One Eye When the Actor Was Only 16-Years-Old
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Mark Wahlberg is one of the most appreciated actors in the Hollywood industry at the moment and he has always had an outlook towards trying to do better in his life no matter what. Not only is he an actor but he is also a businessman. His mind works in ways both in and out of the industry. So the question about having a dark past attached to him can always be answered.

Mark Wahlberg
Mark Wahlberg

Even the biggest stars often find themselves hiding their pasts or running away from it. The world may see many different things happen to people and they may go through the toughest battles. However, overcoming them and pushing past their differences is what leads them to rise higher in their lives. One mistake in particular made by the star left a man severely injured.

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Mark Wahlberg Blinded A Man In One Eye

When Mark Wahlberg was merely 16 years old, he was arrested for a crime. He tried to rob a man right outside of a convenience store and in the process, he attacked the man. This led to him getting blinded in one eye. He was later charged and questioned as an adult, despite being a juvenile.

“I am deeply sorry for the actions that I took on the night of April 8, 1988, as well as for any lasting damage that I may have caused the victims.”

mark Wahlberg
Mark Wahlberg

He served 45 days out of the 3 months in jail and was heavily apologizing for his actions. However, he later asked for a pardon for his crime.

“My hope is that, if I receive a pardon, troubled youths will see this as an inspiration and motivation that they too can turn their lives around.”

This was because of his restaurant deal which he wanted to go through. He wanted his criminal record completely erased before he could work hand-in-hand with law enforcement. His intentions were to help at-risk children get a better life.


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Ohio State Quarter Back Signed A Deal With Mark Wahlberg’s Car Dealership

Ohio State Quater Back, Kyle McCord has recently struck a deal with Mark Wahlberg Chevrolet of Columbus which is only one of the many car dealerships he has. This led to McCord now being able to ride a 2023 Mercedes Benz AMG GT 53 throughout the college football season.

Mark Wahlberg
Mark Wahlberg

“We’ve been very selective — we talk to the families before we enter any partnership,” Brian Gilmore had stated. The parents are very involved. By doing it that way, we haven’t had any problems. They like how we handle it.”

The opportunity is great for Wahlberg in his dealership and will be a great deal for McCord as well.


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Source: Time

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