Sean Penn wants to adopt Charlize Theron’s son and filed legal documents to become the boy’s adoptive father.
Charlize Theron adopted Jackson, now 3, in 2012 when he was a few months old.
The couple’s reps have not commented, but many are taking the move as indication that they plan to wed, despite the actress’ past admissions that marriage doesn’t interest her much.
Charlize Theron has been spotted wearing a diamond ring on several occasions, fueling speculation that she and Sean Penn are engaged. Sources debunked the rumors last summer, but they recently heated up again.
In November, Sean Penn and Charlize Theron were accused of wrongly mistreating Jackson during a hike, after a woman called police saying she saw the toddler screaming, and assumed the stars had done something wrong. It was ultimately determined by the cops that nothing unpleasant or criminal had taken place, and Jackson was just having a standard tantrum.
Charlize Theron broke her silence on her relationship with Sean Penn in a Vogue cover story last spring: “I was single for a really long time. I was enjoying mommyhood. You just naturally become kind of selfish about your time, and all of it is dedicated to this little thing, whether he needs it or not.”
The actress confessed, however, that she didn’t see the romance with Sean Penn coming, explaining: “Sean and I have known each other for eighteen years. We were just really good friends. And it’s been slow going because you are aware that you could screw that up and lose it. We had to think about it.”
Sean Penn, whom Jackson reportedly calls “daddy” already, is also father to daughter Dylan, 23, and son Hopper, 21, from his marriage to Robin Wright.
Charlize Theron was known for her trademark long blonde locks prior to shaving her head earlier this year for her role in upcoming movie, Mad Max: Fury Road.
But it would seem Charlize Theron has had a little help along the way in the form of a bottle of hair dye.
Showcasing her seemingly natural brunette roots, Charlize Theron, 37, showed off her dramatic buzz cut as she enjoyed a lunch date with her mother, Gerda.
With her locks cropped close to her head, Charlize Theron looked happy and relaxed as she chatted to her relative over a bottle of rose champagne.
The actress looked thrilled to be back in her native South Africa as the mother-daughter duo enjoyed a bite to eat at Cafe Caprice in Cape Town, South Africa.
Although Charlize Theron was without her usual flowing locks, it wasn’t long before she was recognized by a group of fans, and happily posed alongside them for photographs.
Charlize Theron looked her typically effortlessly chic self as she stepped out for the day, showing off her slim legs in a pair of indigo skinny jeans, which she teamed with a bright yellow off-shoulder jumper and a white vest.
The actress completed her look with a pair of RayBan aviator sunglasses, pretty tan sandals and a matching handbag.
Charlize Theron shaved head reveals she is actually brunette
Charlize Theron chopped of her trademark long blonde locks in June to play Furiosa in Mad Max: Fury Road, the fourth film in the post apocalyptic series.
She will feature opposite Tom Hardy, who fills the role made famous by Mel Gibson, and she said she cannot wait for the cameras to roll.
Charlize Theron recently said: “I feel like the original Mad Max created such a vivid world, that to go back and re-imagine it and kind of replay in that sandbox sounds like fun to me.
“George [Miller] really created a female character that I’ve never read anything like this. I mean, I’m scared!
“I’m very excited about it; I’m dying! It’s been three years; it’s time to skin this cat already!”
Shades of pale were the popular trend on the red carpet of Golden Globes 2012, as well as fishtail hems.
There was a certain boring sameness to many of the looks, including Bérénice Bejo’s blue strapless Gucci gown, Freida Pinto’s blue strapless Prada gown and Mila Kunis’ black strapless Dior gown.
But for those who dared to make more unconventional choices, it paid off.
Charlize Theron embodied the stuff of which Hollywood fairy tales are made. Her blush-colored chiffon Dior couture gown, with an oversized bow at the waist and thigh-high slit, was so striking it made one wonder if the French fashion house needs to bother finding a new creative director to replace the fired John Galliano after all, or just keep going with its in-house design team, which did a stellar job in this case. Charlize Theron made another inspired choice in her 1920s Cartier hair band, which, along with Michelle Williams’ Fred Leighton hair band, is sure to spark a major new trend.
Charlize Theron is one of the unconventional gown choices winners
Claire Danes and Kate Winslet picked up on the black-and-white trend that is in fashion at this moment. Claire Danes’ graphic J. Mendel gown was a more modern iteration, while Kate Winslet’s Jenny Packham gown with a black hammered silk top, white column skirt and jeweled grosgrain belt, was old Hollywood at its best.
Sarah Michelle Gellar’s blue-and-white ink splotch Monique Lhuillier ball gown, which she said her 2-year-old had a hand in picking out, was another unconventional choice that paid off. Rooney Mara’s racy black Peter Copping for Nina Ricci gown, with lattice-like straps at the bodice, didn’t disappoint either. If Lisbeth Salander had to go to the Golden Globes, this is what she would wear.
Like black, red is also a perennial red carpet fashion choice. Reese Witherspoon’s fishtail hem Zac Posen gown was a snore, and Dianna Agron’s gown covered in swan cutouts — as cool as it was — overwhelmed her. But Emma Stone showed red done right, with her maroon and fuchsia pleated Lanvin gown with jeweled eagle belt buckle. She looked like a fashion superhero. Lanvin had a big night on the red carpet, dressing Natalie Portman too.
Of course, placement of clothing and jewelry on the red carpet is big business for brands. When Uma Thurman wore that glorious lilac chiffon Prada gown to the Oscars in 1995, it put the Italian design house on the international fashion map and ushered in the modern era of celebrity dressing. It was nice to see Prada back on the red carpet at the Globes, dressing Zooey Deschanel in a green silk gown with an open back and pearl embroidered top. It was a quirky dress, but she’s a quirky girl.
Speaking of product placement, it was the first time when someone plug hair care on the red carpet. Nicole Richie name-dropped Suave Professionals products, along with designer Julien MacDonald, who made her silvery gown, and her own line, House of Harlow, which made her bag. Suave immediately started trending on Twitter. And the untidy ponytail — it was the hairstyle of the night — looked great on her.