Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro Accuses Leonardo DiCaprio of Funding Amazon Fires.
In a recent address to reporters on Nov.
29, Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro accused Leonardo DiCaprio of contributing to the fires in the Amazon rainforest.
DiCaprio is a cool guy, isn't he?
Giving money to set the Amazon on fire, Jair Bolsonaro, via ‘Complex’.
Bolsonaro’s comment is in line with his previously stated belief that environmental groups were responsible for setting the fires.
On the question of burning in the Amazon, which in my opinion may have been initiated by NGOs because they lost money, what is the intention?
… To bring problems to Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, via ‘Vice’.
DiCaprio has since responded to the accusation, saying he did not donate to any of the nonprofit organizations being targeted by Bolsonaro.
The future of these irreplaceable ecosystems is at stake and I am proud to stand with the groups protecting them.
While worthy of support, we did not fund the organizations targeted, Leonardo DiCaprio, via Instagram