Charlize Theron and Sean Penn Fuel Dating Rumors

Celebrity News Jan. 3, 2014 AT 6:50PM
Charlize Theron Charlize Theron and Sean Penn sparked dating rumors after they were photographed together in Hawaii Credit: Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic

Is there a romance brewing between Sean Penn and Charlize Theron?

Rumors that the Oscar-winning actors have taken their friendship to the next level continue to swirl following their joint Hawaiian vacation.

On Thursday morning, Penn, 53, and Theron, 38, were photographed leaving the actress's house separately after touching down at LAX together the night before. The duo spent New Year's Eve on the island of Oahu.

Both Theron and Penn were spotted on the beach in Waikiki near where "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" actor has a home, enjoying some down time together (and flaunting their fit figures). Charlize’s two-year-old son, Jackson, was not along for the trip.

But before anyone goes splashing a "New Couple Alert!" headline on the gorgeous twosome, it may be too soon to tell if this is anything serious, seeing as the actors have known each other for years and have even hung out together with significant others. Still, Sean and Charlize fueled dating speculating after they were supposedly getting flirty at Seth MacFarlane's Christmas party last month.

While Theron has been linked to a few men, including the “Family Guy” creator, her last serious relationship was with Stuart Townsend, whom she dated for nine years until January 2010.

Penn has dated a bevy of beauties, including Scarlett Johansson, since splitting with his ex-wife Robin Wright in 2010.

Do you think Charlize and Sean would make a cute couple? Tell us in the comments!

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