Actor, activist and humanitarian Sean Penn attended the funeral of Hugo Chavez. In a March 9 report by OK!, Sean Penn was just one of several Americans to mourn the death of the Venezuelan socialist dictator, Hugo Chavez.
Sean Penn was one of Hugo Chavez's most vocal supporters from the United States. He called Chavez “a friend I was blessed to have.”
“Sean Penn is a talented actor,” Kathy Collins, from Oklahoma City, said. “His politics are really out there. I can't imagine any American supporting Hugo Chavez. He was a horrible leader.”
Reverend Jesse Jackson also attended the funeral for Hugo Chavez. He went as far as to address the giant crowd. He made references to the tension between America and Venezuela.
World leaders and supporters of Hugo Chavez also attended the dictator's funeral. Those included Mahmaud Ahmadinejad from Iran and Raul Castro from Cuba. Representative Gregory Meeks, the Democrat from New York, was also in attendance.