Charlize Theron has heard those rumors that she totally ghosted on Sean Penn before finally dumping him — you know, avoiding his messages and calls at all costs — and you know what? She doesn't appreciate that kind of talk.

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"There is a need to sensationalize things," she tells WSJ magazine. "When you leave a relationship there has to be some f—ing crazy story or some crazy drama. And the f—ing ghosting thing, like literally, I still don't even know what it is. It's just its own beast. We were in a relationship and then it didn't work anymore.  And we both decided to separate. That's it."

Sure, but aren't you glad you got out before all that El Chapo nonsense started? Or did you know something we didn't?