#5 Mark Wahlberg
Back in April 1988, then-16-year-old Mark Wahlberg knocked a middle-aged Vietnamese man (Thanh Lam) unconscious with a large wooden stick while high on PCP. Later that same day, the actor punched another Vietnamese man (Hoa “Johnny” Trinh) in the eye. Wahlberg was charged with attempted murder for the two seemingly racially charged incidents. After pleading guilty to felony assault, he was sentenced to two years in jail, but served only 45 days of his sentence.
In 2016, he requested a pardon from the commonwealth of Massachusetts for his conviction for the assault on Trinh. Though his petition for a pardon was ultimately closed after it was met with protests from an Asian American activist group, the process allowed him to meet with and personally apologize to Trinh.