Recently leaked text messages from ​El Chapo show that the notorious drug lord never even heard of Sean Penn. According to NBC news, El Chapo asked his attorney, "What is the name of this actor again?"

That explains the awkward handshake.

The former fugitive was hot to set up a secret meeting with someone else though: Latin soap opera actress Kate del Castillo. That's probably why he bought that jazzy button-down! It was reportedly her idea to bring Penn into the mix, and that's the real reason the bizarro meeting took place. The New York Times reports that the actress and El Chapo were flirty texting for months before his arrest. He offered to get her a light pink cell phone, "suitable for a woman," and even to have her meet his mother. Who knew a murderous narcotics kingpin could be so romantic?

Sources: NBC NEWS | New York Times