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Sean Penn’s divorce from Leila George finalized

Sean Penn is officially single.

On Friday, a judge signed off on finalizing his divorce from actress Leila George, reports TMZ.

Their brief marriage lasted just over a year. The pair were married in July 2020 during the height of the pandemic and George filed for divorce in October 2021.

The Oscar-winner has previously spoken out about how he screwed up the marriage.

“There’s a woman who I’m so in love with, Leila George, who I only see on a day-to-day basis now, because I f–ked up the marriage,” the “Mystic River” star told Hollywood Authentic in a recent interview.

He added, “We were married technically for one year, but for five years, I was a very neglectful guy.”

Sean Penn and Leila George on a red carpet.
The couple married in 2020 after dating for four years.
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Penn, 61, claimed to never have been unfaithful to the Australian actress, 30 — whose parents are actors Vincent D’Onofrio and Greta Scacchi — but admitted to drinking and popping Ambien to excess.

“[I] allowed myself to think that my place in so many other things was so important, and that included my place in being totally depressed and driven to alcohol and Ambien at 11 o’clock in the morning, by watching the news, by watching the Trump era, by watching it and just despairing,” he explained.

Sean Penn and Charlize Theron
Penn previously dated Charlize Theron.
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This was the “Milk” star’s third marriage. He was previously married to Madonna from 1985 to 1989 and “House of Cards” actress Robin Wright from 1996 to 2010. He and Wright, 56, share two children, daughter Dylan, 31, and son, Hopper, 28.

He also dated Charlize Theron from 2013 until the summer of 2015.

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