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Sean Penn to Unhappy Staffers: Stop Whining and Quit

Two claiming to work for his nonprofit weren't happy with long hours, lunches for COVID work

(Newser) - Two people claiming to work for Sean Penn's nonprofit posted public comments griping about working conditions, and the actor is not having it. As People reports, Penn's Community Organized Relief Effort is currently focused on helping with the vaccination rollout in Los Angeles and elsewhere. When the New ...

Sean Penn Has Perfect Response to Bed-Head Critics

Actor turns his appearance into another plug for his CORE charity

(Newser) - Sean Penn made an appearance on MSNBC's Morning Joe on Tuesday to plug the work of his nonprofit CORE —Community Organized Relief Effort—which is helping to make COVID tests available for free in needy communities. But what seemed to catch most people's attention was Penn's...

Fast Times Reading Reunites a Famous Couple

Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt have a steamy scene

(Newser) - Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston have reunited for the second time this year, and this time, it was all about love—between their characters. The pair joined fellow celebrities for a live, virtual table read of the 1982 cult classic Fast Times at Ridgemont High, hosted by comedian Dane Cook....

Sean Penn: Yes, I Got Married
Sean Penn: Yes,
I Got Married

Sean Penn: Yes, I Got Married

59-year-old actor says he secretly wed 28-year-old Leila George last week in 'COVID wedding'

(Newser) - Sean Penn appeared on Seth Meyers' late-night show on Monday, and he addressed a rumor that had been building momentum over the weekend, per Yahoo . "Yeah, we did a COVID wedding," the 59-year-old actor said of his alleged marriage to Leila George, 28, his girlfriend of four years,...

Actress Who Took Sean Penn to 'El Chapo': Penn Betrayed Me

Kate del Castillo sues ex-Mexican officials for 'political persecution'

(Newser) - Actress Kate del Castillo said she's suing former Mexican officials for $60 million in "moral and material damages" because of what she calls "political persecution" against her. Mexican authorities investigated del Castillo following the secret meeting she arranged with Sean Penn and former fugitive drug boss Joaquin...

Sean Penn's Son Arrested on Drug Charges
Sean Penn's
Son Jailed in
Nebraska

Sean Penn's Son Jailed in Nebraska

Hopper Penn, girlfriend accused of drug possession

(Newser) - A year after speaking out about his struggle with drugs, the son of Sean Penn and Robin Wright has been arrested on drug possession charges in Nebraska, reports the AP . A Nebraska State Patrol spokesman says 24-year-old Hopper Penn, and his girlfriend, 26-year-old Uma Von Wittkamp, were arrested Wednesday afternoon...

Sean Penn to Colbert: My Ambien Hasn't Worn Off
Sean Penn
Interview:
2 Cigarettes,
Ambien
'Late Show'

Sean Penn Interview: 2 Cigarettes, Ambien

He acknowledges it's not that different from one of his regular interviews

(Newser) - Sean Penn not only puffed away on a cigarette throughout his interview with Stephen Colbert on Monday's Late Show —the actor gave the interview while still under the influence of a sleep aid. "I’m doing well," Penn said in response to Colbert's greeting. "...

Brad Pitt Bid $120K to Watch Game of Thrones

At a charity auction to watch an episode with 2 of the show's stars

(Newser) - Brad Pitt was willing to throw down $120,000 to watch an episode of Game of Thrones with two of the show's stars, but in the end it wasn't enough. The film star was on the losing end of a bidding war that took place during Sean Penn'...

Penn Fearful of 'Reckless' Netflix Film on 'El Chapo'

Actor apparently nervous film will make it appear he helped DOJ nab famous drug lord

(Newser) - Sean Penn's 2015 Mexican sitdown with drug lord Joaquin Guzman (aka "El Chapo"), which he documented in an early 2016 Rolling Stone article , caused its fair share of controversy . And the ruckus isn't over yet, as the actor is now going after Netflix for a documentary...

Charlize Theron: I Did Not 'Ghost' Sean Penn

She opens up about the end of their relationship

(Newser) - In an extensive interview with WSJ. Magazine , Charlize Theron opens up a bit about the breakdown of her relationship with Sean Penn. "There is this need to sensationalize things," she says of the rumors that swirled after their breakup—such as stories claiming she "ghosted" him. "...

Mexican Actress Opens Up About El Chapo and Sean Penn

She says parts of Penn's Rolling Stone article never happened

(Newser) - Kate del Castillo, the Mexican actress who befriended notorious drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman and inadvertently aided in his recapture, gave her first major interview to the New Yorker . In the interview, she claims that actor Sean Penn lied about parts of their journey to visit El Chapo...

Actress Who Helped Penn: Mexico Gov't Wants to 'Destroy' Me

Kate del Castillo is under investigation

(Newser) - Mexican actress Kate del Castillo hooked Sean Penn up with Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman for a fateful interview , and she's turned into quite a controversial figure: Mexican Attorney General Arely Gomez recently said Guzman may have helped finance del Castillo's tequila business, and in response to that,...

Sean Penn: My El Chapo Article 'Failed'

He has one 'terrible regret' in particular about 'Rolling Stone' interview

(Newser) - While Sean Penn might not think his interview for Rolling Stone with Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was rife with "stupidities," the actor now concedes he has "a terrible regret" about it—and he thinks the article ultimately "failed," CBS News reports. In a Santa...

El Chapo's Lawyer: Penn Article Full of 'Stupidities'

He wants him to testify about his 'lies' in 'Rolling Stone'

(Newser) - In Rolling Stone , Sean Penn quotes Joaquin Guzman as saying: "I supply more heroin, methamphetamine, cocaine, and marijuana than anybody else in the world." Now Guzman's lawyer wants Penn to "testify to respond about the stupidities he has said," arguing the actor made up that...

Penn on El Chapo Controversy: 'Nothin' to Hide'

Actor has a response, albeit brief

(Newser) - Sean Penn's El Chapo interview may have gotten the Mexican drug lord captured , but it's also got Penn (and Rolling Stone, where it was published) catching a lot of flak . The AP asked the actor about it in an email exchange, specifically posing questions "on whether it...

How Sean Penn Got to El Chapo

 How Sean Penn 
 Got to El Chapo 
THE RUNDOWN

How Sean Penn Got to El Chapo

It all may date back to a 2012 tweet

(Newser) - The big buzz of the weekend was Sean Penn's 10,000-word Rolling Stone interview with Joaquin Guzman, less formally known as El Chapo. The interview is said to have led to the drug kingpin's capture on Friday in the city of Los Mochis in Sinaloa. The latest:
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Drug Kingpin's Downfall: Sean Penn

An interview, movie project tipped Mexican authorities off to Joaquin Guzman's location

(Newser) - "My head is swimming, labeling TracPhones (burners), one per contact, one per day, destroy, burn, buy, balancing levels of encryption," begins the just-released and already-controversial interview in Rolling Stone . The writer is Sean Penn, and his subject is as unlikely as he is sought-after: Joaquin Guzman—known equally...

Madonna: Sean Penn Never Assaulted Me

She's supporting his $10M defamation lawsuit

(Newser) - Madonna says Sean Penn never assaulted her during their tempestuous marriage in the '80s and it's "outrageous" for anybody to claim otherwise. Madonna is supporting Penn in his $10 million defamation lawsuit against director Lee Daniels, who Penn says falsely accused him of domestic violence, People reports....

Sean Penn Sues Director Over Domestic Violence Allegations

The actor didn't appreciate being compared to Terrence Howard

(Newser) - Oscar-winner Sean Penn is suing director Lee Daniels for comparing him to another actor, Terrence Howard, in terms of their alleged history of abusing women, E! Online reports. In an interview with the Hollywood Reporter , Empire co-creator Daniels discusses Empire star Howard being sued by his ex-wife for domestic violence....

Charlize, Sean Split: Reports
 Charlize, Sean Split: Reports 

Charlize, Sean Split: Reports

Theron, Penn reportedly call off their engagement

(Newser) - Two Oscar winners do not a happy couple make. At least that appears to be the case for Charlize Theron and Sean Penn, who've reportedly ended their engagement after a year and a half together, multiple sources tell Us Weekly . Theron, 39, who recently told Elle magazine's UK...

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