Happy 40th Birthday Charlize Theron! Gossip Cop Blows Out 5 Wrong Rumors About Actress

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Charlize Theron Birthday

By Andrew Shuster

Charlize Theron Birthday

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Charlize Theron turns 40 on Friday, and to celebrate her birthday, Gossip Cop looks back at five really wrong rumors about the actress that we exclusively “blew out.”

In May 2015, OK! alleged that Theron was fighting over Sean Penn, whom she was dating at the time, with his ex-wife Robin Wright. The tabloid claimed Wright didn’t want Theron around her and Penn’s two children. No such feud existed, and a rep for Wright exclusively told Gossip Cop the story about her and Theron fighting was simply “not true.”

Equally untrue was a January 2015 People story that wrongly reported Penn was adopting Theron’s three-year-old son Jackson. Gossip Cop busted the magazine for inaccurately claiming Penn had filed papers to adopt Jackson.

In March 2014, Gossip Cop debunked a completely fabricated tale from the National Enquirer that reported Angelina Jolie “hated” Theron because she believed the fellow actress was trying to copy her by doing charity work and adopting a child from a foreign country. Gossip Cop exclusively busted the absurd claim that Theron’s humanitarian efforts irritated Jolie in any way. Sources close to both women told us there was not truth to it.

OK! published a completely made up story in November 2013 about Theron and former co-star Keanu Reeves being “friends with benefits,” who’ve been “hooking up on and off for years.” A source close to the actress told Gossip Cop exclusively, “None of it is true.”

And finally, RadarOnline claimed in July 2012 that Theron was furious with Kristen Stewart for having an indiscretion with their Snow White and the Huntsman director Rupert Sanders. The webloid went on to say that Theron was good friends with Sanders’ wife Liberty Ross, and Stewart’s betrayal had Theron “absolutely fuming.” A source close to Theron told Gossip Cop exclusively that Theron had been busy filming a movie in Africa at the time all of this took place, that she had not voiced an opinion on the subject, and that the situation “has nothing to do with her.”

Gossip Cop wishes Charlize Theron a happy and rumor-free birthday!

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