Penns May Be Back Together

By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted May 21, 2009 5:05 PM CDT
In this Feb. 22, 200,9 file photo, Sean Penn and Robin Wright Penn arrive for the 81st Academy Awards.   (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
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(Newser) – This is getting hard to keep straight. Sean Penn and wife Robin Wright Penn appear to be reconciling. Again. The actor filed a court request in Marin County, California, to dismiss his legal separation case, reports People. The two began divorce proceedings in 2007 after 11 years of marriage, only to halt them 4 months later. All seemed well until Sean filed for a separation last month.

"This appears to imply that they're reconciling again," says a divorce lawyer not involved with the case. "It's unlikely Sean Penn would request a dismissal for any other reason."