Why was Sean Penn in Venezuela for Hugo Chavez’s funeral? Because Chavez was a friend Penn was “blessed to have.”

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Make that, “World leaders and Sean Penn and Jesse Jackson” attend dictator’s funeral.

Oh, and Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was there as well, and gave the casket a quick smooch.

Even Mario Lopez is stumped.

“Scandal” star Josh Malina tries to explain the logistics.

Correction: We fixed a typo in our headline.