‘Putting aside that he’s my partner, he’s the love of my life.’ This is how one of the most beautiful woman in the world speaks about Shawn Penn, her current boyfriend and old friend. Two of them were close friends until 2014, when they decided that they want to try to be something more. ‘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.” And apparently they made a good choice.
She opened up while posing for the cover of Elle UK. Photographer captured her essence in a photograph of her looking in a distance were the main focus is her face and elegant style.
We will see her again on screens in post-apocalyptic thriller Mad Max: Fury Road, alongside Tom Hardy. The release is expected on May 15.
She also talked about inequality of movie business. She is pissed with a fact that men still get paid better in the industry, and example of that is a movie American Hustle where Jennifer Lawrence and Amy Adams got paid less than their co – actors.
When she negotiated for a sequel of Snow White and the Huntsman, she demanded to be paid as much as her co-star Chris Hemsworth and she got what she wanted:
“I have to give them credit because once I asked, they said yes. They did not fight it,” Charlize says. “And maybe that’s the message: That we just need to put our foot down. This is a good time for us to bring this to a place of fairness, and girls need to know that being a feminist is a good thing. It doesn’t mean that you hate men. It means equal rights. If you’re doing the same job, you should be compensated and treated in the same way.”