Sean Penn “Begged” Charlize Theron To Get Back Together?

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By Michael Lewittes


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Sean Penn did not beg Charlize Theron for “another chance,” despite a tabloid report. Gossip Cop can exclusively correct this claim. We’re told it’s “untrue.”

According to the National Enquirer, Penn “begged” Theron to get back together while the two promoted their film The Last Face at the Cannes Film Festival. The tabloid then segues into how it reported in 2014 that “Sean was caught in a red-hot cheating scandal after checking into West Hollywood’s swanky Sunset Tower Hotel with a mystery blonde.” But, as Gossip Cop reported at the time, the “mystery blonde” was, in fact, Theron. Reps for Penn and Theron even told the magazine it was the South African beauty with the actor in the hotel.

Regardless of that provably wrong claim, the Enquirer has a so-called “source” quoted as saying in unnaturally expository language, “Sean’s wandering eye and his notorious temper did him in… Charlize didn’t want to subject her family, which includes adopted daughter August, to his up-and-down moods.” No real person in an actual conversation would say, “which includes adopted daughter August.”

In any event, Gossip Cop looked into the claim that Penn “begged” Theron to take him back, and no one could confirm it. In fact, a source close to the actor tells Gossip Cop the magazine’s claim is entirely “untrue.”

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