Mark Wahlberg: Attacks ‘were f**king disgusting’ [VIDEO]

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In the wake of the attacks at the Boston Marathon, Boston native and actor Mark Wahlberg somberly addressed his reaction during the premiere of his new movie, “Pain and Gain,” reports the AP.

“I really didn’t even want to come tonight. I hadn’t really heard much — I spoke to my mom, and most of my family seems to be OK. It’s such a big event, there’s so many people there. It’s horrible man. It’s fucking disgusting, man. I just – I’m very upset,” said Wahlberg.

Another Boston native, Ben Affleck, tweeted, “Such a senseless and tragic day. My family and I send our love to our beloved and resilient Boston.” Actress Mindy Kaling wrote, “My heart aches for my hometown.”

Most notably, usually dark comedian Patton Oswalt wrote a heartfelt note on Facebook that quickly went viral. He wrote, “the vast majority stands against that darkness and, like white blood cells attacking a virus, they dilute and weaken and eventually wash away the evil doers and, more importantly, the damage they wreak. This is beyond religion or creed or nation. We would not be here if humanity were inherently evil. We’d have eaten ourselves alive long ago.”

“So when you spot violence, or bigotry, or intolerance or fear or just garden-variety misogyny, hatred or ignorance, just look it in the eye and think, ‘The good outnumber you, and we always will,'” Oswalt concluded.

At least 140 people were injured in the explosions on Monday.


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