Mark Wahlberg, who is a devout Catholic, shared with the Chicago Tribune that he hopes God can forgive him for starring in ‘Boogie Nights.’ The movie, which is centered around the San Fernando Valley porn industry from 1977-1984.
“I just always hope that God is a movie fan and also forgiving, because I’ve made some poor choices in my past.”
When asked whether there were any movies in particular that he’d like to repent his sins for, the actor said: “Boogie Nights is up there at the top of the list.”
Mark Wahlberg went on to share that because his past mistakes, young people can relate to him on a personal level.
“I’ve never been shy about sharing my past and the bad decisions I’ve made and being affiliated with gangs, being incarcerated, so absolutely I think they can identify with me on a personal level, and that’s why I’ve continued to try to do as much as I can to help young people,” he said, explaining how he was able to find his footing once more with the help of the church.