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Sean Penn Is So Method

That he will wear cologne and fly coach to burrow into a character’s psyche. Preparing to play ambassador Joe Wilson, husband of exposed CIA agent Valerie Plame, in the movie Fair Game, Sean Penn "flew in on Southwest Airlines and spent three days following my husband, even wearing the same cologne," Plame told "Page Six." Since Southwest does not have first-class seats, some lucky customers spent an entire flight breathing deep on eau-de-Penn-as-Wilson. [Page Six/NYP]

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