Sean Penn told Rolling Stone magazine about his encounter with the drug trafficker “El Chapo” Guzmán, where Kate del Castillo was present. (Free Press Photo: Hemeroteca PL)
Sean Penn’s life has always taken turns and has been controversial. The winner of two Oscars for Mystic River (2003) and My name is harvey milk (2008) lives between triumphs and changes that surprise the world.
At the next Cannes Film Festival that will begin on Tuesday, July 6, he is one of the most anticipated artists. Will arrive with Flag Day, a film that he directs and stars, along with his sons Hopper and Dylan, born from his marriage to Robin Wright.
At the end of 2020 and in the middle of the pandemic, he married the actress Leila George, 29, for the third time, almost half of what he has, 60. A wedding in secret and by Zoom. They began their relationship in 2016.
She is Australian and the daughter of actor and producer Vincent D’Onofrio, famous for the series Law and Order: criminal action and his mother is actress Gretta Scacchi.
Penn has had other relationships and this is his third marriage, hers is his first. Among the actor’s loves are also Scarlett Johansson, Charlize Theron and Petra Nemcova.
Infobae recalls in an article that his first wife was Madonna, on August 16, 1985. They were married in Malibu, California, with the sea in the background, in a ceremony that ended in a scandalous way. The chosen date was very significant: Madonna was 27 years old and, the next day, Penn would celebrate her 25.
“Welcome to the remake of Apocalypse Now”, with this phrase Sean welcomed the wedding guests, including David Letterman, Tom Cruise, Cher and Andy Warhol.
Warhol arrived with one of his paintings as a gift for the couple. “During the religious ceremony, the bride and groom ended up shouting their vows over the mechanical noise of the blades of the thirteen helicopters that flew over the mansion. The calm was over. Outraged by the invasion of the press, a furious Penn drew a revolver and fired into the air. And in the sand he left them a message: “Fuck off” (“Go the shit”) ”, the article says.
In 1996, the actor married fellow actress Robin Wright until they officially separated in 2010.
Adventure in the air
After the series premiere When i met el chapo, from Netflix in 2017, which narrates the meeting of the actress Kate del Castillo with the drug trafficker Joaquín Chapo Guzmán Loera, was overshadowed by a new revelation.
The Mexican interpreter said in an interview that she had intimate relationships with Oscar winner Sean Penn, the same day when they got on a plane where they were alone, after meeting Chapo Guzmán. The actor accompanied her to her meeting with the drug lord in October 2015.
“I never fell in love with him (Penn). We just had sex. We are both adults, single and something was going on. But that was it. We were doing business, ”said the actress.
During your participation in the program Red Table Talk: The Estefans last year, Hosted by singer Gloria Estefan and her daughter Emilyl, the actress accused Penn of treason and also endangering her and her family.
“I use bait to attract El Chapo and he never protected me. I was so stupid and innocent that I didn’t see anything ”, she also admitted that they had sex after the meeting with the kingpin. “On the plane back it was just us and we were very excited. We had a bottle of champagne and said ‘we did it! We are alive!’ So we both celebrate. We just had sex, ”he said.