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Sean Penn Hands
an Oscar to Zelensky
Nov 9, 2022 1:58 PM CST
Sean Penn Hands an Oscar to Zelensky
'When you win, bring it back to Malibu'
- Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky wasn't nominated for an Oscar during his acting career—which included playing the president of Ukraine in a comedy series—but he now has one such trophy in his possession. Sean Penn met Zelensky in Kyiv Tuesday and handed him one of his two Oscars,...
Guess Who Can
Never Go to Russia?
in case you missed it
Sep 10, 2022 12:45 PM CDT
Guess Who Can Never Go to Russia?
Country permanently bans Sean Penn, Ben Stiller, among others
- Sean Penn and Ben Stiller have been very publicly engaged in activism on behalf of Ukraine, and now Russia would like them to know they're not welcome. The country's foreign ministry on Monday permanently banned 25 high-ranking officials, academics and experts, business leaders, and cultural figures from...
Sean Penn Issues
an Oscar Threat
Mar 27, 2022 7:34 AM CDT
Sean Penn Issues an Oscar Threat
He pledges to 'smelt' his awards if Ukraine's Zelensky is not allowed an appearance
- The Oscars are awarded Sunday night, and rumors are flying that Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky might make an appearance via video. The
New York Post
reports that no decision has been made as Academy officials debate the idea. However, Oscar winner Sean Penn—a fierce critic of Russia's invasion—...
Sean Penn Had to Hoof It
to Polish Border
Mar 3, 2022 11:32 AM CST
Sean Penn Had to Hoof It to Polish Border
Actor-director shares photo of himself walking out of Ukraine
Sean Penn has left Ukraine and it doesn't look like the process was easy. The actor-director, who flew to the country to work on a Vice Studios documentary about Russia's invasion, tweeted a photo showing him walking toward the Polish border, luggage in hand, with a line...
Sean Penn to Unhappy Staffers:
Stop Whining and Quit
Feb 4, 2021 6:40 PM CST
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
- 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
reports, Penn's Community Organized Relief Effort is currently focused on helping with the vaccination rollout in Los Angeles and elsewhere. When the
Sean Penn Has Perfect
Response to Bed-Head Critics
Dec 22, 2020 12:42 PM CST
Sean Penn Has Perfect Response to Bed-Head Critics
Actor turns his appearance into another plug for his CORE charity
- Sean Penn made an appearance on MSNBC's
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...
Reunites a Famous Couple
Sep 18, 2020 11:14 AM CDT
Reading Reunites a Famous Couple
Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt have a steamy scene
- 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
Aug 4, 2020 9:25 AM CDT
Sean Penn: Yes, I Got Married
59-year-old actor says he secretly wed 28-year-old Leila George last week in 'COVID wedding'
- 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
Dec 22, 2018 5:30 AM CST
Actress Who Took Sean Penn to 'El Chapo': Penn Betrayed Me
Kate del Castillo sues ex-Mexican officials for 'political persecution'
- 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...
Son Jailed in
Apr 6, 2018 8:01 AM CDT
Sean Penn's Son Jailed in Nebraska
Hopper Penn, girlfriend accused of drug possession
- 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...
Mar 27, 2018 1:53 PM CDT
Sean Penn Interview: 2 Cigarettes, Ambien
He acknowledges it's not that different from one of his regular interviews
- Sean Penn not only puffed away on a cigarette throughout his interview with Stephen Colbert on Monday's
—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
Game of Thrones
Jan 7, 2018 9:38 AM CST
Brad Pitt Bid $120K to Watch
Game of Thrones
At a charity auction to watch an episode with 2 of the show's stars
- 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'
Oct 20, 2017 1:47 PM CDT
Penn Fearful of 'Reckless' Netflix Film on 'El Chapo'
Actor apparently nervous film will make it appear he helped DOJ nab famous drug lord
- Sean Penn's 2015 Mexican sitdown with drug lord Joaquin Guzman (aka "El Chapo"), which he documented in an early 2016
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...
I Did Not 'Ghost'
Mar 29, 2016 10:21 AM CDT
Charlize Theron: I Did Not 'Ghost' Sean Penn
She opens up about the end of their relationship
- In an extensive interview with
, 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. "...
Opens Up About
El Chapo and
Mar 12, 2016 12:45 PM CST
Mexican Actress Opens Up About El Chapo and Sean Penn
She says parts of Penn's Rolling Stone article never happened
- 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
. In the interview, she claims that actor Sean Penn lied about parts of their journey to visit El Chapo...
Jan 25, 2016 10:55 AM CST
Actress Who Helped Penn: Mexico Gov't Wants to 'Destroy' Me
Kate del Castillo is under investigation
- 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,...
My El Chapo
Jan 15, 2016 10:11 AM CST
Sean Penn: My El Chapo Article 'Failed'
He has one 'terrible regret' in particular about 'Rolling Stone' interview
- While Sean Penn might not think his interview for
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...
Article Full of
Jan 14, 2016 6:29 AM CST
El Chapo's Lawyer: Penn Article Full of 'Stupidities'
He wants him to testify about his 'lies' 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
'Nothin' to Hide'
Jan 11, 2016 2:20 PM CST
Penn on El Chapo Controversy: 'Nothin' to Hide'
Actor has a response, albeit brief
- Sean Penn's El Chapo interview may have gotten the Mexican drug lord captured , but it's also got Penn (and
, 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
Jan 11, 2016 6:55 AM CST
How Sean Penn Got to El Chapo
It all may date back to a 2012 tweet
- The big buzz of the weekend was Sean Penn's 10,000-word
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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