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George Clooney To Receive Honorary Cesar Award

The Ocean's Eleven star will follow in the footsteps of previous recipients including Sean Penn, Meryl Streep, Kate Winslet, Quentin Tarantino, and 2016's honouree Michael Douglas when he collects the top accolade at...

Drug Lord El Chapo On His Way To The U.s.

Mexico’s Foreign Relations Department confirmed Joaquin Guzman, aka El Chapo, was en route to the U.S. via a tweet on Thursday (19Jan17). Sources tell the New York Post that Guzman is bound...

Kate Del Castillo Fighting For Orca's Freedom

Kate Del Castillo is urging bosses at the Miami Seaquarium in Florida to send their orca Lolita to a seaside sanctuary before she dies after 46 years in captivity. Following the recent...

Peter Berg Turned Down El Chapo Movie Over Safety Concerns

The crime boss was recaptured in January, 2016, after spending months on the run in the jungles of Mexico following an escape from prison. During his bid for freedom, El Chapo met...

Stars Help Shatter Fundraising Records At Sean Penn's Latest Haiti Charity Bash

Jason Segal, Connie Britton, Diane Kruger, Edward Norton, Elizabeth Olsen, Lily Collins, and Sophia Bush also attended the gala, along with the Milk star's model kids Dylan and Hopper. Co-hosted by Penn,...

Reason For End Of Madonna's And Michael Jackson's Romance Revealed

Madonna and Michael Jackson's romance ended after she slammed him on TV.The 58-year-old singer recently admitted she had kissed her friend - who died of acute Propofol intoxication in June 2009 - but a close...

Madonna Had 'Full French Kiss' With Michael Jackson

Madonna ''loosened up'' Michael Jackson with a glass of wine before she made a move on him.The 58-year-old singer admitted she had shared a ''full French kiss'' with her friend - who died of acute...

Madonna Wants A Man 'With A Sense Of Humour'

Madonna is looking for a man ''with a sense of humour''.The 58-year-old musician - who was previously married to actor Sean Penn and more recently, movie director Guy Ritchie - thinks humour is central to...

Sean Penn's Alleged Stalker Arrested

Sean Penn's alleged stalker has been arrested.The unnamed woman was allegedly picked up by police in Malibu last week after she visited the home of the 56-year-old actor twice in two days.TMZ has reported that...

Sean Penn's Alleged Stalker Arrested

The Mystic River actor allegedly called the police to file a report last week (ends04Dec16) after the unnamed woman first appeared at his home in Malibu, California when he was in the property....

Sean Penn Pays Tribute To Al Pacino At Kennedy Centers Honors

The 76-year-old actor was just one of the famous faces, including the Eagles and James Taylor, feted at this year's gala, hosted by Stephen Colbert on Sunday, the day after they received their medallions at...

Madonna Declares Her Love For Ex-husband Sean Penn At Charity Gala

The 58-year-old Material Girl hitmaker organised the event to raise funds for her charity Raising Malawi, which helps orphans and disadvantaged children in the African country of Malawi. The nation is...

Madonna Declares Her Love For Ex-husband Sean Penn, Again

Madonna made a another public declaration of her love for ex-husband Sean Penn, during a charity gala on Friday.The former couple appeared onstage together during a star-studded gala to raise money for her Raising Malawi...

Sean Penn's Son Joins Top Modeling Agency

Penn will join Nick Jonas, MAChine Gun Kelly, and Bob Dylan's grandson, Levi, among others in the firm's Celebrity Division, according to Yahoo.com. Other Wilhelmina models include Francisco Lachowski, Armando Cabral, Cindy Bruna,...

Madonna Calls On Ex-husband's Help To Raise Charity Cash For Malawi Project

The pop superstar has announced plans for an evening of "music, art, mischief and performance" at a Raising Malawi gig at Faena Forum in Miami Beach, Florida on 2 December (16), and the...

Christian Bale & Sean Penn Spotted At Desert Trip Festival

Bob Dylan, The Rolling Stones, Paul MCCartney, Neil Young, Roger Waters, and The Who were the acts onstage at the first California event of its kind. Penn was spotted watching Waters on...

Sean Penn Makes Red Carpet Debut With New Girlfriend

The Milk star, 56, was revealed to be dating Vincent D'Onofrio's 24-year-old daughter Leila after they were photographed kissing on vacation in Hawaii on Wednesday (05Oct16), and hours after the news hit headlines,...

Sean Penn's New Woman Is Vincent D'onofrio's Daughter

The Oscar winner flaunted his burgeoning relationship while on a beach vacation in Hawaii on Wednesday (05Oct16), when he was photographed kissing and frolicking with a mystery blonde. Now Sean's new lady...

Sean Penn Takes New Romance To Hawaii

Earlier this year (16), the Milk star was said to have moved on from his relationship with Charlize Theron by dating a mystery blonde, and he made no attempt to hide his feelings...

Sean Penn Signs Up To Narrate First-time Author's New Audio Book

The actor/director was sent a manuscript of the book after briefly meeting the author once in 1979, and he was charmed by the story about an oddball former agent. "This is a...

Garry Shandling Left Money To Sean Penn's Charity In Will - Report

The Larry Sanders Show star died unexpectedly on 24 March this year (16), after suffering a heart attack. Editors at TMZ.com recently obtained a copy of Garry's will, which revealed he...

Sean Penn To Be Feted For Humanitarian Work

The Milk star will be feted with the Peace and Justice Award at the Artists for Peace and Justice benefit on 11 September (16). The event will be hosted by Oscar winner and...

Mel Gibson And Sean Penn To Star In Dictionary Movie

Mel Gibson and Sean Penn are to star in a movie about the creation of the Oxford English Dictionary.The 'Braveheart' actor acquired the big screen rights to Simon Winchester's book 'The Professor and the Madman'...

Sean Penn And Mel Gibson Tapped To Star In The Professor And The Madman - Report

Mel acquired the film rights to Simon Winchester's book about the strange story behind the creation of the OED, The Professor and the Mad Man in 1998. According to editors at The...

Kate Del Castillo Convinced Mexican Officials Are Spying On Her

The Mexican star, who is a naturalised U.S. citizen residing in Los Angeles, set up the Oscar winner's top secret meeting with the crime boss at his jungle hideout last year (15), while...

Sean Penn & Anthony Hopkins Join Tom Petty For New Music Video

The Hannibal star makes an appearance in the promo for I Forgive it All, while Penn served as the film's co-director. Tom and the group use the video to reflect on...

Kate Del Castillo Granted Appeal Against Mexican Prosecutors

The Latin star befriended Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman as he dreamed up plans for a possible movie biopic, and she used her ties to the fugitive cartel boss to help Penn set up...

Liev Schreiber: 'I Felt So Awkward On My First Date With Naomi Watts'

The pair were first introduced in May 2005 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute Gala, and Naomi suggested they hit a club together after the event. However, Liev found himself feeling "very embarrassed"...

Yusuf Islam Scores Celebrity Support For New Charity Single

The artist formerly known as Cat Stevens has released He Was Alone to benefit his refugee charity Small Kindness, and he has enlisted the support of many celebrities to put the word out...

Exes Charlize Theron And Sean Penn Have Mega-awkward Cannes Reunion

Seeing your ex again is always awkward, but Hollywood stars Sean Penn and Charlize Theron were forced to reunite publicly on Friday (May 20th) to promote joint film The Last Face in Cannes. What made...

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