After being charged with attempted murder, Mark Wahlberg only served 45 days.
Mark Wahlberg has been a celebrity since he was a teenager. Coming from a rough past, Wahlberg capitalized on his brother Donnie’s success in the music industry to become Marky Mark, a one-hit wonder. Modern audiences, on the other hand, are most familiar with him as Mark Wahlberg, the actor. Regrettably, that story also contains a terrible chapter from his background.
Mark Wahlberg’s tumultuous past
Wahlberg’s past has been a matter of conversation since his debut as Marky Mark. Many people have already heard of Mark Wahlberg’s racially motivated attack on an elderly Vietnamese man , Johnny Trinh. In some stories, the accuser is said to have lost an eye in the attack. This is where the true story swiftly devolves into a fantastical rendition of events.
Unquestionably, a variant of the attack took place. In reality, Wahlberg and his pals attacked Trinh, allegedly hurling racial obscenities in the process. He was given a two-year sentence. Wahlberg, who was 16 at the time, was sentenced to two years in prison for attempted murder, according to The Guardian. He served only 45 days in prison for his wrongdoings and immediately moved on to better things.
Wahlberg has talked publicly about his flaws in the past, including the infamous assault. Despite the rapper-turned-long actor’s career, the assault cast a pall over him that never really dissipated. The victim of the 1980s attack, on the other hand, does not hold it against him only because he committed the crime. Trinh said about his assailant to The Daily Mail:
“Mark Wahlberg did not blind me… He did cause me pain, but my left eye had already been removed. He has nothing to do with it. He was inexperienced and rash at the time, but I now forgive him. Everyone is entitled to a second opportunity. I would like to see him get a pardon. He… This story is a short summary. I hope you found it entertaining.