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Sean Penn Played Me to Get El Chapo Interview, Says Soap Opera Actress

The once obscure Mexican soap opera actress who became famous after having acted as link for the now infamous interview between jailed kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman and Hollywood activist Sean Penn has now revealed her side of the story. She claims that Penn duped her into meeting the drug lord under the pretenses of making a movie.

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Sean Penn Complains on 60 Minutes After El Chapo Stunt Backfires

It was the interview heard ‘round North America—the clandestine meeting between actor Sean Penn and notorious drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzmán, and the Rolling Stone article that followed. But what Penn intended to be a vehicle to initiate a deeper conversation about US drug policy ended up being a mockery of investigative journalism, and an example of a lifelong criminal manipulating an American activist for his own agenda.

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El Chapo’s Lawyer Slams Sean Penn

Only days after his client’s capture and the highly controversial interview of drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzmán by actor Sean Penn, Guzmán’s lawyer is calling the actor’s retelling of El Chapo’s drug trafficking claims “a lie” and “absurd speculation.”

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Sean Penn Interview Inspires ‘El Chapo Shirts’

A Los Angeles clothing store is cashing in on the publicity surrounding the arrest of Mexican drug kingpin Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán Loera, who was photographed wearing two of the store’s flamboyant silk shirts during his interview with actor Sean Penn.

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Matt Damon Defends Sean Penn’s El Chapo Interview

Matt Damon is jumping to the defense of fellow actor Sean Penn amid mounting criticism of Penn’s clandestine exclusive interview for Rolling Stone with violent Mexican drug kingpin Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán Loera.

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