Theron received critical acclaim for her portrayal of serial killer Aileen Wuornos in Monster (2003), for which she won the Academy Award, Silver Bear, Golden Globe Award and Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actress among several other accolades, becoming the first South African to win an Academy Award in a major acting category. citizen in 2007, while retaining her South African citizenship.She received Academy Award and Golden Globe Award nominations for her performance in the sexual harassment-themed drama North Country in 2005 and a Golden Globe Award nomination for her performance in Jason Reitman's 2011 film Young Adult. In the late 2000s, she moved into the field of producing, both in television and film. Since Sean Penn split with Charlize Theron last month, rumors have been swirling that the 54-year-old actor has already moved on with Minka Kelly. #sillymedia." RELATED: Charlize Theron Called Off Her Engagement to Sean Penn Because She "Needs Space" Minka and Sean were previously spotted celebrating her 35th birthday with friends on June 23. They began dating early last year and reportedly became engaged in December 2014.But now, the actress is setting the record straight. "There was an understanding that I was a single mom with a very young boy who I had to put in a situation where he understood that Mommy dates, but that he does not have a father," she said."You have to be very careful and very honest about that stuff.
"We were in a relationship and then it didn't work anymore. The stories that Sean was going to adopt Jackson, and all of that was not true," Theron said of her 3-year-old son. You can't do that to a child." Theron adopted her daughter, August, shortly after her split, but noted that Penn wasn't a part of that process even when they were together.magazine, Charlize Theron opened up for the first time about her failed romance with actor Sean Penn.When the pair split over the summer, there were rumors going around that she had "ghosted" the Oscar winner – meaning she'd simply stopped responding to his calls. Nearly a year after their split, A-list exes Charlize Theron and Sean Penn reunited at the Cannes Film Festival in France, on Friday, May 20, to promote Penn's directorial effort, The Last Face, in which Theron stars.They even posed together for a group photo, but didn't stand together at all.Both stars also sat apart during the film's press conference that followed. He later linked arms with his and Robin Wright's 25-year-old daughter, Dylan Penn, on the red carpet.Theron reunited and posed next to Sean and Wright's son, Hopper Penn, 22.He also famously dated singer Taylor Swift for a brief period of time.Jake also revealed that he has commitment issues, especially when it involves tying the knot.Theron, 40, looked stunning as always in a blush, belted, lace frock with black stilettos.The face of Dior paired her outfit with a bold swipe of rouge lipstick.