Kate del Castillo Speaks Out About Her Relationship With 'El Chapo'

The actress explains how she traveled deep into the jungle with Sean Penn to interview the Mexican drug lord.
1:59 | 03/11/16

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Transcript for Kate del Castillo Speaks Out About Her Relationship With 'El Chapo'
We move on to the new headline about el chapo and the actions that brought himtogether with Sean Penn. Kate Dell Castillo is here to speak out. She's speaking out about Sean Penn too. He never told her about writing an article until they were already in front of el chapo telling "The new Yorker" she thought they were making a movie. Overnight Kate del Castillo, the Mexican star who facilitated that meeting between Sean Penn and Joaquin "El chapo" Guzman talking about how she and Penn traveled deep into the jungle to meet him. I want to make clear that this interview -- Reporter: According to the article he many contacted the "Weeds" actress and Guzman reached out because he wanted to do a big movie and wanted moo he to star in it. I immediately said yes, the correspondence between the two continuing for months and sending a handwritten letter to DEST L Castillo from prison saying I hope to say hello to you in person someday. Hopefully soon. Reporter: Less than a year later Guzman got his wish and del Castillo traveling with Penn and two others to meet with him while on the run from Mexican authorities. According to the article the drug lord doted on the actress even escorting her to her bedroom at the end of the night. Del Castillo saying she believes el chapo might assault her when they were alone. Instead he said thanks for giving me one of the best days of my life and left. In January when the druglord was captured. They claim they tracked him down following actors and producers and when del Castillo heard that she wanted to die. He said it was one of the best days of his life. How about that. The celebration of Nancy

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