Sean Penn has filed legal documents to adopt Charlize Theron’s son Jackson.
The 54-year-old Milk star, who is reportedly engaged to the statuesque actress, first went public with the relationship just one year ago at his Haiti Gala.
The couple are also said to be considering adopting another child together, a younger sibling for three-year-old Jackson.
An insider stated, “Sean always knew that to truly earn a place in Charlize’s heart, connecting with Jackson was one of the most important parts.”
The source claims that 39-year-old Charlize and Sean are looking to adopt again in the near future.
Sean Penn is already father to two adult children from his marriage to actress Robin Wright – 23-year-old daughter Dylan and 21-year-old son Hopper.
Sean played coy last week when asked during his star-studded Haiti gala if he planned on marrying girlfriend Charlize.
Extra correspondent Jerry Penacoli asked if he planned on marrying the blonde beauty.
Penn said, “I can’t even say things out loud. I just hate looking at people on television talking about their relationships”.
Sean smiled when told how happy he looked at the event. He replied, “I can’t imagine why. She and I have been very, very longtime friends. We hit a speed bump and must have lost our minds, so here we are”.
Charlize had a longterm relationship with Irish actor Stuart Townsend that ended in January 2010 and she later adopted a son Jackson in March 2012.
Sean was formerly married to Madonna from 1985 to 1989 and to actress Robin Wright from 1996 to 2010.
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