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Sean Penn “frustrated” by the world and “happy” to be old

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Sean Penn is “happy” to be old and not to have to “face” the way the world is going in the near future.

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The 61-year-old actor admits he feels “frustrated” with the way things are going in life, and believes that one of the biggest problems in the world is people saying things too quickly. they don’t necessarily think to make them look good. .

He said, “I’m a little frustrated with the world. I’m glad I’m old and not having to worry about what these things are going to do.

“We’re giving too many bites about what we’re going to be accused of by people who want to be smug because they can get a quick reward.

“And they’re hypocritical and self-righteous – they don’t care, but don’t worry about why kids are being bombed in Yemen, because that doesn’t get them into a club right away. “

Penn’s last directorial project saw him directing the film “Flag Day”, based on Jennifer Vogel’s 2004 memoir “Flim-Flam Man: A True Family Affair” about his bank robber and crook father John Vogel .

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Penn portrayed John in the film, and he chose his 30-year-old daughter Dylan Penn – whom he shares with ex-wife Robin Wright – as Jennifer, but admitted he had pushed her hard enough “emotionally” during. shooting.

He adds to the diary: “Very early on, it was his face that I attached myself to [the role].

“At one point, I almost thought I should call child welfare on myself for bringing her through this ordeal emotionally.”

In October, Sean’s wife Leila George filed for divorce just over a year after their marriage in July 2020.

The news came after it was previously claimed that Penn – who also has a 28-year-old Hopper son with Wright – was to ‘win back’ Leila after their romance began as an on / off relationship in 2016 and ended. is continued for several years until the last time they split, prompting the actor to “work hard” to mend their bond.

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