Sean Penn is using a full-court press to either block or re-edit the Netflix documentary, “The Day I Met El Chapo,” that suggests Penn ratted out drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman by alerting the United States Department of Justice of his whereabouts.
The film — due out tomorrow — reportedly suggests that Penn alerted U.S. authorities that he was traveling to a secret location in Mexico to interview the drug lord for Rolling Stone magazine.
TMZ reported today that Penn’s lawyers have implored Netflix to “at the very least, eliminate any references to their client contacting (the Justice Department) prior to meeting El Chapo.”
Guzman was arrested about three months after the meeting and is now awaiting trial in the U.S.
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