Kevin Spacey is not your average Hollywood actor, by any means. Although he did meet with Hugo Chavez in 2007 and tends to keep his personal life very private, he just wrote a strongly worded statement in defense of the Venezuelan protestors on his blog.
Some key points:
“These students were standing for basic human freedoms and engaging in the right to protest, which is a sacred right whether in Boston, Belarus, or Venzuela.”
“I support all of the Venezuelans who peacefully and non-violently claim their right to self-determination and protest.”
“We who are fortunate enough to live in freedom must stand up to oppression and injustice”
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