Sean Penn Clashe guests its galas: “They eat and see the stars”
The Hollywood actor confides to the “Haute Living” magazine.
Sean Penn settles accounts. Known for his outspokenness and his scathing reply, the Hollywood actor now takes the pose on the cover of magazine Haute Living (edition of November and December 2016). In his interview, the actor of 56 years pours mainly on its humanitarian commitments and the missions of its founding J / P Haitian Relief Organization , an NGO he founded in 2012 that helps the population of Haiti.
Fully involved in his role, one that now attending George actress Leila (24 years) annually organizes a big charity event to raise funds used to finance the country’s reconstruction. Seriously affected by many natural disasters, the island of Haiti has received no less than 7 million through the gala last year. Encouraging figures that motivate Sean Penn to continue fighting.
If it can count on the support of some generous donors, Hollywood star also admits that others demonstrate greed and have absolutely no place in its galas. ” There are some extraordinary people to come, but there is also a room full of people who give nothing , says he to Haute Living . They eat, they see stars and attend the concert, but honestly, I do not think there’s anyone in this room who can afford to spend $ 25. it has always challenged . ”
In 2012, the former husband of Madonna and actress Robin Wright was honored at the 12th World Summit of Nobel Peace Prize. ” No people on earth do not want as much as [that of Haiti] go it alone. But as Martin Luther King said, we can tell a man to fend for himself, but can not tell him to do without boots , “he had said so at the time. Considering himself ” lucky ” to lead a privileged lifestyle thanks to his acting career, he now claims to Haute Living it his ” duty ” to use his celebrity for a cause dear to his heart. ” Once I went to Haiti, I fell in love. I love the people and the opportunities it provides ,” he concluded.