Sean Penn Wanted To Give His Son Hopper A Truly Rare First Name
Huffington Post - 9 months
If you thought George Costanza's attempt to name his child Seven on "Seinfeld" was bad, just remember it could be a lot worse.
Hopper Penn, the son of Sean Penn and Robin Wright, opened up about his unusual first name in Interview magazine and ended up revealing a lot more than we bargained for.
"It has to do with Dennis Hopper; my dad was friendly with him and idolized him," Hopper said. "My dad wanted to name me Steak, the food, because he loves it so much."
No offense to anyone named Steak (Do you exist?!), but to anyone outside of Los Angeles or certain celebrity circles, that name sounds like it's meant to be made fun of. Luckily, Wright, Penn's now ex-wife, was having none of it.
"But my mom was never going to go for it," Hopper said. "What they told me is that I hopped in her stomach, I didn't kick, so they went with that."
Though if Hopper was named Steak, we bet he'd get along with Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin's daughter, Apple.
The 22-year-old i
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