After Carrie passed, reeling Penny reached out to Mark Wahlberg
, a pal she helped when he was struggling with his acting career. The "Transformers
" hunk quickly moved her into his huge Hollywood home. “He’s helping her cope with her grief and keeping an eye on her health,
” the source revealed. They’ve been close since she cast him in her 1994 comedy flick, "Renaissance Man" when he “wanted to walk out of his audition.” Director Penny convinced him to stick it out. “Now Mark’s trying to do the same for her,” said the source.