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Old 12-07-2014, 10:40 PM
 
Location: Atlantis
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This week Mark Wahlberg filed a petition seeking to have assault and robbery conviction permanently cleared from his record.

Here Are Some Other Crimes Mark Wahlberg Needs Pardoned

Mark Wahlberg Seeks Pardon For Racial Assaults | The Smoking Gun

"Wahlberg’s pardon request includes a description of the April 1988 incident during which he attempted to steal two cases of beer from Tranh Lam as he departed a convenience store in Dorchester (where Wahlberg grew up). Wahlberg hit Lam over the head with a large wooden stick, knocking the victim unconscious. As he fled the crime scene, Wahlberg punched a second man, Hoa Trinh, in the face."
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Old 12-07-2014, 11:24 PM
 
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Really couldn't care less...
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Old 12-07-2014, 11:56 PM
 
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Notice the only reason why he seeks a pardon after all these years, is because of a business decision.

Wahlberg had all this time to properly atone for his heinous crimes. Yet he never apologized to the victims.

One of his victims lost sight in his eye due to the assault. Wahlberg was also guilty of other vile racial assaults and abuse against Blacks.

Wahlberg always seemed to hide behind his cowardly acts, with some mumbo jumbo about if he himself can forgive what he did and live with it, that somehow makes it 'alright.'

What a vile and unrepentant scumbag he is.
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Old 12-08-2014, 12:02 AM
 
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He should not be granted a pardon. He's still the same person he was back then, only he's now a rich hollywood actor.
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Old 12-08-2014, 03:29 AM
 
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You cab take a kid out of the white ghetto (of which Dorchester and South Boston have many, before some became black ghettos tpday), but you can never take the ghetto out of a kid....ever.
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Old 12-08-2014, 04:00 AM
 
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Deny!
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Old 12-08-2014, 05:19 AM
 
Location: South Carolina
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years ago a studio would not touch a guy like this with a rep like this either but now it seems they don't care ...give me the good ole days when an actor or actress had to maintain a great moral character or else they were history as far as the studio goes call me old fashioned but I still think moral character and content should count for something .
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Old 12-08-2014, 05:26 AM
 
Location: USA
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When Ingrid Bergman became pregnant by a man other than her husband, she was persona non grata for many years. Now, it wouldn't matter at all.
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Old 12-08-2014, 05:53 AM
 
Location: Sydney, Australia
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He should not be granted a pardon. He's still the same person he was back then, only he's now a rich hollywood actor.
Yes.

I'll wager that if he never became a successful actor he would've been a good thief by now.
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Old 12-08-2014, 05:54 AM
 
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years ago a studio would not touch a guy like this with a rep like this either but now it seems they don't care ...give me the good ole days when an actor or actress had to maintain a great moral character or else they were history as far as the studio goes call me old fashioned but I still think moral character and content should count for something .
Those days never existed. The studios only wanted their stars to appear righteous and holy, no bad PR...keep your dirty laundry private. Scandal was rife, but largely only whispered about until Confidential magazine began to really dig the dirt and regularly publish it. Tab Hunter posed prayerfully with this mother in a Photoplay article about his wholesome religious beliefs to put the kibosh on rumor of his homosexuality, Loretta Young adopted her own illegitimate child, Hollywood PR worked fulltime to keep Rita Hayworth's alcoholism out of the press, Rock Hudson was pressured into marrying his agent's secretary to cover up rumors of his preference for men,..........and on it went.

Now no one bothers because public morality is largely no better than that of celebrities, and studios are not the big players in the industry that they used to be so their incentive to protect their investments simply isn't there.
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