Sean Penn Shakes Metaphorical Fist at Community Property Laws
When Sean Penn and Robin Wright finally ended their volatile 13-year marriage, we figured the actress deserved some sort of combat pay for putting up with her husband's well-established crankiness for as long as she did. Penn, 50, however, doesn't seem to agree.
In the midst of an in-depth Hollywood Reporter profile on his post-earthquake efforts in Haiti, the Oscar winner points out how he has "practical issues, like everybody." Those issues?
"I had just got taken for one half of everything I had in the divorce," he says, "so it's not like I don't have to work." (Among the assets the couple divvied up when their split was finalized last August: a $15 million home in Northern California.)
No word on whether Wright feels "taken" for sticking with Penn through multiple breakups and reunions, or for scaling back her career to raise their two kids, daughter Dylan, 19, and son Hopper, 17. Speaking of his youngest, the actor feels miffed over the change in the family's living situation, which he says has been more difficult than his time in Haiti: "A much more profound change in life for me personally was not being able to raise my son in a whole family through high school."