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Rubio Rips Sean Penn for ‘Fawning’ Over El Chapo: ‘I Find It Grotesque’

Marco Rubio tore into Sean Penn this morning for his interview with the notorious drug lord El Chapo.

Yes, of all people, Sean Penn conducted El Chapo’s first-ever interview while he was on the run, and it’s believed that interview led to his capture.

On This Week, George Stephanopoulos asked Rubio about that interview. Rubio responded by snarking about Penn:

“Sean Penn is not someone I spend a lot of time thinking about. I didn’t even know he was still around. I think he made movies a long time ago or something.”

More seriously, though, Rubio found it disturbing that any American actor who’s ‘benefitted from the greatness of this country” would “go fawn all over a criminal and a drug trafficker.” He concluded, “I find it grotesque.”

Watch above, via ABC.

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