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Brazil's President Goes After Leonardo DiCaprio

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Brazil's President Goes After Leonardo DiCaprio

Brazil's President Goes After Leonardo DiCaprio

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro went after Hollywood megastar Leonardo DiCaprio on Friday.

Without evidence, he claimed DiCaprio financed fires being set in the Amazon rainforest.

This Leonardo DiCaprio is a cool guy, right?

Giving money to torch the Amazon.

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro It's his latest broadside in casting blame over forest fires that have generated international concern.


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