Sean Penn Secretly Interviewed Drug Lord ‘El Chapo’ Before His Capture( Video)4 months, 28 days ago
By now, youve undoubtedly read about Joaqun El Chapo Guzmn Loera’s recapture by the Mexican government. the notorious medication lord has dominated news headlines for the past couple of days.
The notorious medication lord has dominated news headlines for the past couple of years for his horrific crimes and ridiculous escapes from prison.
Despite this, few of us know much about him. Yes, we know hes the leader of the Sinaloa cartel, and yes, we know his empire is even bigger than Pablo Escobars was. But him, as a person ? That remains a mystery.
During the autumn, while El Chapo was still on the lam, as they say, performer and writer Sean Penn was granted an in-person interview with the elusive medication lord. He learned about El Chapos childhood, his objectives, his faiths about the person behind the legend.
The full article, published yesterday in Rolling Stone, provides a fascinating, in-depth look at not only El Chapo, but also a loo at the medication war in general. Its a long piece, for sure, but absolutely worth a read.
See a short segment from the interview, below, and head to Rolling Stone to read the article in full.
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