Entertainment Charlize Theron says she never intended to marry Sean Penn
Charlize Theron: Being single doesn't mean I'm 'missing out'
Charlize Theron insists she isn't "missing out on something" by not dating, as she says she's perfectly happy being single.The 'Atomic Blonde' actress has said she isn't interested in finding a romantic partner, and has slammed society for making relationships seem like something everyone "needs and wants".
Charlize Theron set the record straight on previous rumours that she and Sean Penn were engaged to be married and says all they had was an exclusive relationship.
The "Atomic Blond" star labeled the rumours as "such b******t" since she and the actor didn't even reach a year into their relationship. She said that all they did was go on dates and did not talk about wedding plans.
"What? That's not true. No. I did not 'almost get married to Sean,'" Theron said during a virtual interview on The Howard Stern Show on Monday.
"We dated. That is literally all we did," she said, and admitted that while they "were definitely exclusive," the thought of marriage never crossed their minds. She noted that they were in a relationship for "barely a year" and "never moved in" together.
Charlize Theron denies she was ever engaged to Sean Penn
Charlize Theron has called claims that she and Sean Penn were once engaged “bulls**t”. The 44-year-old Bombshell star dated the 59-year-old Milk actor for 18 months before they split in June 2015, but she insisted they were never engaged to be married. Theron responded to the rumours on The Howard Stern show saying: “What? That’s not true. no. I did not ‘almost get married to Sean,’ that’s such bulls**t. No, we dated, that was literally all we did, we dated.” Sean Penn and Charlize Theron arrive for the screening of the film Mad Max: Fury Road at the 68th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Thursday, May 14, 2015.
"I've never wanted to get married. That's never been something that's important to me," the mother-of-two shared.
The 44-year old revealed that she does not need a husband or suitors to not feel lonely. She said she has "never been lonely" and "have never felt alone." She credits her children for making her happy and giving her their utmost love. Theron is a mum to Jackson, 8, and August, 3. She called her kids the "great loves of my life."
As for marriage, Theron said she cannot even imagine herself settling down especially now that she is a single working mum. She cannot imagine herself living with that person in the same house.
Charlize Theron: I want my kids to feel represented
Charlize Theron wants her daughters to "see themselves" represented in both cinema and "in life", so they can "feel they belong".The 44-year-old actress is mother to two adopted daughters - Jackson, eight, and August, four - and has said she wants them to grow up being accurately represented in film and television, so they can "feel they belong".
"I don't know if I'll ever be able to live with somebody again. To be totally frank, they might have to buy the house next to me," she said.
"My life right now just doesn't allow for a lot of room for something like that to happen. Something that's already incredibly difficult to achieve when you're not a single mom with a career," Theron clarified.
The "Mad Max: Fury Road" star dated Penn a few years back and they were the talk of tabloids everywhere. Theron and Penn split in June 2015 after what she called months of "we dated and then we didn't date."
Sean Penn admits difficult reputation .
Sean Penn is "aware" he can be "difficult to like from afar" but claimed it is largely due to the attitudes of directors.The 59-year-old actor has earned a reputation over the years for being hard to work with and while he acknowledged he has ended up locked in disputes with his directors, he blamed his attitude on the attitudes of the filmmakers.