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Leonardo DiCaprio Releases Statement After Brazilian President Accuses Him of Funding Rainforest Fires

Just Jared Saturday, 30 November 2019
Leonardo DiCaprio is speaking out after the president of Brazil accused him of funding the Amazon rainforest wildfires. Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro made a meritless claim about Leo after people on social media accused the World Wildlife Federation of intentionally setting wildfires in the Amazon in order to procure donations. Reports claim that Leo gave [...]
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News video: Leonardo DiCaprio Denies Financing Amazon Fires: Accusation By Brazilian President

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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...

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