Sean Penn Gives One Of His Oscars To Ukrainian President Zelensky – ‘When You Win, Take It To Malibu Yourself’

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The American actor Sean Penn gave the Oscar of the Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky during his visit to the capital Kyiv. The video posted on the Ukrainian President’s Telegram channel also shows the president awarding it Order of Merit her Penn Ukraine.

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Penn, who is known for his political activism as much as his films, fled Ukraine in March while filming a documentary about the war. He later said he considered joining the Ukrainian forces to fight against Russia, reports the BBC.

During his new meeting with Volodymyr Zelenskywho he had previously described as a “very good friend of his,” Penn pulled out in front of a bag one of the Oscars who has won and placed it in the office of the Ukrainian president. “This is for you. It’s just a symbolic, dumb gesture, but if I know he’s going to be here with you then I’ll feel better,” noted the Hollywood star, explaining that he wants “a piece of” to be in the country at war. “When you win, bring it to Malibu yourself”Penn added, once again expressing his belief that Ukraine will emerge victorious in this war.

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Kremlin officials had previously added the Penn and fellow actor Ben Stiller on Russia’s “blacklist”.which means that they are now prohibited from entry into the country.

Source: News Beast

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