In her tome, she writes, "He had seen me on Conan and was working on a movie he'd written called The Crossing Guard. I told him I would and he said he would meet me anywhere to screen the movie, I could name the day.
I gave him my cell number and figured I would never hear from him again." Jewel goes on to say that she wrote a song called Emily for the movie, and after that, the two struck up a secret romance.
The Foolish Games hitmaker recently released a new memoir, titled Never Broken, in which she details an unlikely relationship with the Oscar winner when she was just starting out in Hollywood.
On the heels of her debut album in 1995, Jewel appeared on comedian Conan O'Brien's late night talk show and caught the attention of Penn, who had separated from then-girlfriend Robin Wright earlier that year (95).
It’s a luxury to this day that I am thankful for.”Jewel, who filed for divorce from Ty Murray in 2014, is trying to instill that sensibility in their 4-year-old son Kase. Jewel and her 4-year-old son, Kase, goofing around (Instagram)It doesn’t make you special. “He’ll come with me on some of my press tours and he wants to be in photographs. Because it looks like to a 4-year-old that it makes you important, but it doesn’t.
Jewel signing a copy of her memoir, ‘Never Broken’ (Getty Images)Celebrity memoirs are a tricky business, as Jewel can tell you.
If you don’t, you’re an animal and you’re reduced to surviving — and that is a waste of a human life.”Her Hopes for Kase" data-reactid="94"Her Hopes for Kase Picking Up the Pieces, which is described as a bookend to her multi-platinum-selling smash hit debut, 1995’s Pieces of You. When we ask what she indulges in now that she is in the position to, she doesn’t have a long list." data-reactid="95"These days Jewel is thriving, not surviving. So I hope he doesn’t get caught up in the more shallow aspects of what my career is.”If anyone can teach him about humility, it’s Jewel.
In addition to the documentary and book she has a new album out, Picking Up the Pieces, which is described as a bookend to her multi-platinum-selling smash hit debut, 1995’s Pieces of You. When we ask what she indulges in now that she is in the position to, she doesn’t have a long list.“I think the main perks are traveling. That’s an amazing thing to me,” said the singer, who busked her way across the country by train before she was famous. I can find the best doctor, wherever they are, whether my insurance covers it or not. So I hope he doesn’t get caught up in the more shallow aspects of what my career is.”" data-reactid="115"“It’s a strange thing to go from how I was raised to raising a child with money and fame,” Jewel admitted.
Never Broken landed her on the New York Times Best Sellers list.
In exchange, a secret romance she had with Sean Penn when she was a rising star is now public fodder.
laughs].”" data-reactid="51"“Not particularly,” she replied. “Kara Dio Guardi wrote something where [she] and I were involved in a situation with a songwriter and she was like, 'I’m going to write about that’ as a heads-up. I didn’t think it was that big of a deal that I didn’t kiss Rob Lowe, but apparently he did [laughs].”Jewel’s Journey" data-reactid="52"Jewel’s memoir delves into her unusual upbringing, which you may know bits and pieces of.