When asked why she waited to say something about being intimate with Penn she said: 'Nobody asked me, and it was so stupid they were all thinking I had something to do with El Chapo and nobody asked me and I'm not bragging.'And while Del Castillo admits she had sex with Penn, she claimed Friday morning that that was it, there was no relationship that followed.However during the documentary gives their time together more emotional heft than just sex.That was the end of that encounter — I was never hired for one of his films, and I didn’t speak up about my experience.It wasn’t until Ashley Judd heroically shared her story a few days ago that I felt ashamed.While I still do feel guilty for not speaking up all those years ago, I’m glad for this moment of reckoning.To the countless other women who have experienced the gray areas: I believe you.But whatever there was between the two ended when she stormed out a restaurant upon reading a draft of Penn's Rolling Stone article about El Chapo and she hasn't seen the actor since.
The actress, who had been secretly conversing with El Chapo for months, had gotten Penn involved because she was making a film about the infamous drug lord But the good feelings did not last.
En route, she called me to say she couldn’t make it.
Not wanting to be at the hotel alone with him, I made up an excuse — I had an early morning and would have to postpone.
Later in the conversation, he mentioned that he had an agreement with his wife.
He could sleep with whomever he wanted when he was out of town. There was no explicit mention that to star in one of those films I had to sleep with him, but the subtext was there.