Hugo Chavez

Sean Penn Attends Candlelight Vigil For Hugo Chavez in Bolivia

A fan of the Venezuelan autocrat

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Actor Sean Penn made a surprise appearance Monday in Bolivia as he attended a candlelight vigil for the health of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who is in Cuba undergoing his fourth cancer surgery.

The event attracted Chavez supporters as well as Bolivian officials and took place in a diplomatic location in La Paz. Penn joined Venezuelan ambassador Crisbeylee Gonzalez and took the stage wearing a Venezuelan flag jacket, according to a report by EFE.