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Engaged Sean Penn, Charlize Theron call it quits

June 18, 2015 16:29 IST
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Sean Penn and Charlize Theron have broken off their engagement, parting ways after almost a year and a half together.

According to sources, the Oscar winners' romance reportedly ended after they attended Cannes Film Festival in the south of France, and it was the 39-year-old Mad Max: Fury Road star who decided to break things off, reported Us magazine.

The A-list pair, who got together in December 2013 and had secretly gotten engaged during a trip to Paris a year later, had known each other for decades before their friendship turned into romance.

Penn, 54, had earlier said that he was "surprised to be in love" with Theron but had called their relationship "fulfilling."

Meanwhile, the actress had confessed to Esquire in April that she was "shocked" to have fallen for Penn, but felt extremely lucky.


Jennifer Lawrence to 'out-earn' Chris Pratt on Passengers

Photograph: Tony Gentile/Reuters

Seems like Hollywood is finally listening as Jennifer Lawrence is all set to earn up to twice as much as fellow lead Chris Pratt in their next film Passengers in small victory for gender pay equality.

The 35-year-old actor will make $10-12 million from the film, while the 24-year-old actress will get a fee of $20 million, the Independent reported.

This comes after a number of high profile actresses spoke out about the gender pay gap in the film industry and a mini-scandal over Lawrence being paid less than her male co-stars in American Hustle.

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