Brazilian President Bolsonaro Claims Hollywood Star Leonardo DiCaprio Financed Fires of the Amazonian Rainforests

  • The President of Brazil Jair Bolsonaro, on Friday, during a brief remark in front of the presidential residence said that the Hollywood star gave money to torch the Amazonian rainforest. In a social media posting, Bolsonaro claimed that the Hollywood star gave a donation of US$500,000 to the World Wildlife Fund (WWF). While lauding the effort of WWF and its volunteers in saving the wildlife, DiCaprio denied the allegations and said that “we did not fund the organizations targeted.