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Scarlett Johansson, Sean Penn on the Hill for Haiti

Hollywood stars, Sean Penn and Scarlett Johansson were on Capital Hill (Washington, D.C., USA) this week for several events taking place with government officials.

Speaking to Us Magazine , Penn told their reporter about his reasons for being there.

"Well, the dinner [White House Correspondents Dinner], but I also have a lot of meetings on The Hill this week.. I'm mostly here for Haiti, and I want to help bring some attention to that crisis."

His date, Scarlett Johansson also told the press, "I really want to get more involved..."

Of course, the pair appearing together at this event and other locales sparked a circulation of rumors that they may be dating.

A witness at the White House Dinner said there was an intense makeout session that took place. "It happened right as the main course of the dinner was being put on the table," the witness says, adding that Johansson, 26, sat in Penn's, 50, lap during part of the meal.

The witness continued and said "Scarlett was pawing at Sean, holding on to his hip while he was smoking. She gave him a short kiss... But then they took a walk some 30 feet away, broke off from the group and kissed some more."

Another insider for Us Magazine said "around 1 a.m. Sean showed up and he and Scarlett were immediately side by side for the rest of the night... When they were walking out the door, Sean stopped her, took off his jacket and put it on her shoulders, saying, 'It's cold out there.' They then grabbed hands and walked out before 3 a.m."

Sean Penn has been very serious about maintaining a private life. He just settled a lawsuit in which he assaulted a member of the papparazzi for prying into his matters. Penn made sure the settlement money when to Haiti, though


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Source: UsMagazine


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