Court orders Sean Penn to undergo anger management

New York: Actor Sean Penn has been ordered by a court to undergo anger management sessions after pleading no contest to a charge arising from a confrontation with a photographer last year.

The Oscar winner has been sentenced to three years probation and 36 hours of anger management sessions as part of a plea deal with prosecutors in a Los Angeles court, reports

Any brushes with the law during his probation term could potentially send him to jail.