Many faces from culture and politics went there, joining the family and friends of “la Velasco” to say goodbye with love and admiration.

Among the participants, another legendary actress, Marisa Paredeswhich played into one of the most controversial moments of the vigil.

Paredes learned of the presence of the president of the Community of Madrid, Isabel Díaz Ayuso, in the chapel and, in front of the media, asked her to leave: “For the love of God, what are you doing here? “Get out!”, he said, in a reaction that was widely criticized in various sectors.

Despite the animosity that the actress may have due to her ideology towards Ayuso, it was neither the time nor the place, especially when the president herself had revealed on her social networks that she was in a relationship with Concha Velasco, whom she visited at his residence. and, therefore, his status as a representative of the citizens, it was logical that he went to the chapel

Espinar: “What is out of place is such a response”

Many public figures have come to Ayuso’s defense, even those who disagree with the popular leader, such as his political rival in the Madrid Assembly and Podemos deputy, Ramón Espinar.

“When a person with institutional responsibility comes to pay homage to a funeral wake and that of all the people he represents, what is out of place is such a response,” he said. he writes on the social network X, formerly Twitter.

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Espinar, who stressed that this was not the case “just an Ayuso fan”called Paredes’ behavior “bigoted and inappropriate.”