How That Sean Penn, El Chapo Interview Happened
Sean Penn interviewed notorious Mexican cartel boss Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman for Rolling Stone. Here's how it happened.By Grant Suneson | January 10, 2016
So, how exactly did Sean Penn, the actor, get access to El Chapo, the notorious drug trafficker? It could be due to El Chapo's love of movies. (Video via Univision)
The day after the kingpin's arrest, Rolling Stone published an interview with him conducted by Sean Penn and set up by Mexican soap opera star Kate Del Castillo in October.
El Chapo reportedly wanted to make a biopic of his life, and only trusted Del Castillo, who starred as a cartel boss on TV, to make it. (Video via Univision)