Bolsonaro Is Now Blaming the Amazon Fires on Leo DiCaprio for Some Reason

Vice | Dec 2, 2019 at 7:40 PM
  • Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has a new scapegoat for the fires in the Amazon: “cool guy” Leonardo DiCaprio.
  • In a speech from the presidential palace Friday, the Brazilian strongman referred to social media posts alleging DiCaprio donated to an environmental organization that Bolsonaro accused of setting fires in the Amazon just to get good pictures of them.
  • Cover image: Leonardo DiCaprio attends the 14th Annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival honors Martin Scorsese with Kirk Douglas Award for Excellence in Film at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara on November 14, 2019 in Santa Barbara, California.