Sean Penn, Robin Wright Penn

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The other shoe has dropped. A day after being quoted saying she was "too old for this s--t" and declaring she wouldn't be reconciling with Sean Penn, we've learned that Robin Wright Penn has indeed filed for the Big D.

The paperwork was submitted Aug. 12 in Marin County, Calif., E! News has confirmed, with Wright Penn blaming "irreconcilable differences" on the demise of the nearly 13-year union.

It's not like they didn't try.

In May, Penn withdrew the couple's second petition in as many years to split up, calling it an "arrogant mistake" on his part, and in June he dropped out of two films to focus on family matters.

But in an interview in the September issue of More, Wright Penn revealed the attempt to make nice didn't take, and that she and Penn were done for good.

"There's no limbo anymore. There's no time. I'm too old for this s--t," she said.

"I hit that crossroad a while ago—for Robin, the 'I know what I don't want' [sign] was flashing neon lights," she said in excerpts released by the magazine on Monday. "I have no regrets. I, we, have two amazing children we raised together."

Robin Wright Penn, More Magazine, Cover


Wright Penn talked to More a few months ago, but in releasing her statements Monday, the mag maintained the 43-year-old Princess Bride star's position had not changed. Now we know why.

In her divorce petition, Wright Penn says the couple have already divvied up their assets and agreed to share custody of their minor son, Hopper Jack, 16. They also have an adult daugther, Dylan. News of the divorce was first reported by People.

Penn, 49, was previously married to Madonna from 1985 to 1989, while Wright Penn was hitched to actor Dane Witherspoon from 1986 to 1988.

(Originally published Aug. 17, 2009, at 3:30 p.m. PT) 


Sean and Robin are the latest addition to our ever-growing Celeb Splits gallery.

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