01/23/2015 04:47 pm ET Updated Jan 23, 2015

Sean Penn Is Adopting Charlize Theron's Son

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Sean Penn has filed papers to adopt Charlize Theron’s son. As Gossip Cop reported, Theron herself adopted Jackson, now 3, in 2012 when he was a few months old. Penn’s legal documents request permission to become the boy’s adoptive father.

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