The star is asking a judge to silence Arely Gomez Gonzalez, claiming he is leaking information about her to gain political standing following the embarrassment of not being able to track down an escaped convict, who arranged a Rolling Stine interview with actor Penn in October (15).

Kate is currently being investigated for money laundering, but sources tell the allegations stem from her links to El Chapo, who was recaptured by authorities after six months on the run a day before Rolling Stone published Penn's rambling article about his meeting with the crime boss.