Sean's most memorable union was with Madonna–they were married from 1985 to 1989—and was notoriously contemptuous.
"We were very, very new in a relationship," she told the magazine, which published its Theron feature online Monday. So there was an understanding that I was a single mom with a very young boy who I had to put in a situation where he understood that Mommy dates but that he does not have a father, you know what I mean?
"The stories saying that Sean was going to adopt Jackson and all of that were not true. You have to be very careful and very honest about that stuff.
RELATED: Charlize Theron on beauty: 'We can celebrate every age' "I couldn't foresee that, but that stuff takes time, and I think it's my responsibility as a mother to protect my child from that," added Theron, who adopted a daughter, August, last July. He knew that I was thinking about filing for another adoption but that we weren't filing together." The "Mad Max: Fury Road" actress also addressed reports that she'd "ghosted" Penn, implying she suddenly stopped responding to his texts and phone calls without explanation. " RELATED: We've got your back, Charlize: 4 ways to deal with kid tantrums She's not the only one who gets a kick out of her kids.
"[The] ghosting thing, like literally I still don't even know what it is. We were in a relationship and then it didn't work anymore," she said. That's it." Raising a 4-year-old son and young daughter, who's approaching her 1st birthday, has come with its share of challenges. You're far too young to pull out your hair," she said while tapping August's nose. Emily Blunt, Theron's co-star in the upcoming "The Huntsman: Winter's War," cracked up at Jackson's reaction to his mom's acting on the set of that film.
From his stunning ex-wife Robin Wright to bombshells like Scarlett Johansson, the Oscar-winning actor seemingly can’t be without a beautiful woman at all times.