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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro claimed, without evidence, that actor Leonardo DiCaprio is financing the fires that are ravaging the Amazon rainforest.
Bolsonaro took aim at the environmentally active actor amid other jabs at advocacy organizations that he has accused of setting fires to attract donations.
A charity backed by DiCaprio previously pledged $5 million to the forest, but the actor denied any donations going to the organizations targeted by Bolsonaro.
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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro claimed without evidence that Leonardo DiCaprio is “giving money to torch the Amazon” in his latest attempt to assign blame for the fires that have devastated the forest.
Bolsonaro took aim at the actor in his latest accusation against NGOs that are critical of his policies, in which he claims they started the fires, during remarks at the presidential residence on Friday, according to Reuters.See the rest of the story at Business Insider
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