Sean Penn And Charlize Theron Split Up

Truth rating: 9
Sean Penn Charlize Theron split

By Michael Lewittes |

Sean Penn Charlize Theron split

(Getty Images)

Sean Penn and Charlize Theron have reportedly split up. Gossip Cop has reached out to their reps for confirmation. The couple began dating in December 2013, but had been friends for nearly two decades before.

Just two months ago, Theron was gushing about Penn in the pages of Esquire, saying, “I’m a very, very, very lucky girl,” adding, “He is hot.” But Us Weekly says after they returned from the Cannes Film Festival in May, Theron felt their romance had run its course and broke up with the two-time Oscar winner.

Theron and Penn had bonded over their charity efforts in Africa and Haiti. Over time their friendship blossomed into a relationship. In the June 2014 issue of Vogue, Theron opened up for the first time about their romance. She said, “I really didn’t see it coming,” noting, “Sean and I have known each other for eighteen years. We were just really good friends.” Theron added that it was “effortless” and “kind of naturally happened, and before I knew it, I was in something that was making my life better.”

Gossip Cop will update should they or their reps issue a statement What do you think about Sean Penn and Charlize Theron breaking up?


  1. Gossip Cop
  2. Mediaite
  3. LawNewz
  4. The Mary Sue