At 60, Sean Penn is swimming in happiness. In early August, we learned that the actor had discreetly married his 28-year-old lover Leila George. A couple who show themselves little. But, on Instagram, they posted themselves for a noble cause.
Monday, September 14, 2020, Leila George posted a video of her with Sean Penn for a challenge that we thought was forgotten: the Ice Bucket Challenge! The young woman, herself an actress and daughter of actor Vincent D’Onofrio, took great pleasure in pouring a bucket of ice water on her husband … who did the same, tray in hand in which we could see piles of ice cubes floating in the water. The newlyweds publicized their challenge to shed light on Charcot’s disease, also known as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), and raise funds. The lovers in turn summoned Josh Brolin and Maya Hawke to do so.
“In France, between 6,000 and 8,000 people are affected. The life expectancy of Charcot patients is 3 to 5 years, and 1,200 patients die each year. The average age of its onset is 55 years and it affects 50 years. % more men than women “, the Amelis Institute tells us.
Sean Penn, married twice previously to Robin Wright and Madonna, had confirmed his union with Leila George during his appearance on the show Late Night with Seth Meyers. “It was Thursday [30 juillet 2020, NDLR]. We had a Covid wedding. By that I mean there was a county delegate [de Los Angeles, qui a officié la cérémonie, NDLR] on Zoom and we were at home, with my two children and his brother. And we did it like that “, explained Sean Penn. The coronavirus and the ban on assembly had deprived the hero of the film Harvey Milk and his wife of a beautiful marriage with their relatives and their friends.