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# Sean Penn

Last year
# Oscar
US actor Sean Penn gives Oscar award to Ukraine's president during visit to Kyiv
Penn told Zelensky: ‘If I know this is here with you, then I will feel better and stronger for the fight.’
# Sanctions
Russia bans Ben Stiller, Sean Penn from country for their Ukraine support
The actors are banned from entering Russia “on a permanent basis”, the Russian foreign ministry said.
All time
# me too
Sean Penn believes the spirit of #MeToo movement is to 'divide men and women'
‘I think it’s too black and white.’
# me too
Sean Penn is getting roasted over the poem he wrote about #MeToo
It features in his new novel, Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff.
# Child Soldiers
Angelina Jolie 'offered to help capture' Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony
The actor apparently wanted to invite Kony to dinner so he could be arrested.
# professor and madman
Mel Gibson and Sean Penn are shooting a film 'all over Dublin' this month
It’s like Braveheart all over again.
# the professor and the madman
Mel Gibson is going to be filming 'all over Dublin' this month, and he's already here
It’s like Braveheart all over again!
# so this happened
Here is what happened when Sean Penn met the world's most notorious drug lord
The Mexican government has said that it wishes to question Penn.
# Drug Lord
Sean Penn met with El Chapo in a jungle for an exclusive interview
The meeting eventually led to the drug lord’s capture.
# Adele Dazeem
9 Oscars moments when celebrities revealed their deeply flawed humanity
Celebrities. They’re just like us.
# Front Line Defenders
Sean Penn to present human rights award in Dublin
The Hollywood actor will be jetting into the capital next week.
Michael D wasn't the only one slamming the Tea Party
An old audio clip of the Irish President has gone viral on the other side of the Atlantic today. But he isn’t alone in his criticism of the movement.
# Star Power
9 celebrities turned real-life heroes
Celebrities who like to keep a watchful eye over us civilians… just in case.
# Las Malvinas
Morrissey weighs in on Falklands debate
The former Smiths frontman told Argentinian fans that the islands “belong” to them.
# Said and done
Leftist flamboyance and corrosive cynicism: The week in quotes
“Autism is a theory. It is not a fact”
# Falkland Islands
Sean Penn wades in on Falklands row and accuses Britain of 'intimidation'
That’s Sean Penn the actor and aid ambassador…
# Charity
Damien Rice pays almost $500k for Bono's guitar
The singer-songwriter bid on the customised guitar at a fundraising auction for Haiti in Beverly Hills at the weekend.
# The reel deal
The casting couch - part 2: who’d play the Irish rugby team in a movie?
Today’s casting couch features Rob Kearney, Eoin Reddan and George Hook.
# Fast forward
Who would you cast in RTE Sport: The Movie?
The casting for a new Holywood movie on ESPN will begin soon after the film was green-lighted. But Hollywood starlets and silver screen leading men would best portray OUR favourite sports presenters and pundits.
# Career Change
Former CIA agent behind 'Fair Game' turns to spy novels
Valerie Plame Wilson, outed as a CIA agent in 2003, has agreed a deal with Penguin for a series of thrillers starring a female spy.
Sean Penn in Dublin to shoot new film
Penn relaxes in Dublin before shooting begins on his latest feature, This Must Be The Place.
# Haiti
Wyclef is 'drafted' for Haitian presidential bid
Just cause he dances ho-ho, don’t make him a politician, oh no…