HOLLYWOOD (AP) - A spokesman for Sean Penn announced this week that the actor has narrowed down his next fake career to two options: astronaut and fireman.
The Oscar winner and political activist is currently covering the Iranian elections as a correspondent for the San Francisco Chronicle, but has said he feels that when his stint as a fake journalist comes to a close, he'd like to be ready with the next fake career that he can use his celebrity to weasel his way into.
The announcement comes on the heels of widespread criticism over his Chronicle assignment, primarily from newspaper journalists, who are "plagued by gnawing feelings of inadequacy as it is," said Roberta Peller, spokeswoman for the National Association of Newspaper Writers.
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