Leonardo DiCaprio rebuts Bolsonaro's accusation regarding Amazon fires

Leonardo Dicaprio with environmental activist Greta Thunberg

Leonardo Dicaprio with environmental activist Greta Thunberg

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"The future of these irreplaceable ecosystems is at stake and I am proud to stand with the groups protecting them," he said.

The actor and environmentalist Leonardo DiCaprio rebutted Jair Bolsonaro's accusation that he funded arson in Brazil. In a statement, DiCaprio states that "While worthy of support, we did not fund the organizations targeted."

"The future of these irreplaceable ecosystems is at stake and I am proud to stand with the groups protecting them," he said. The actor also praised "the people of Brazil working to save their natural and cultural heritage."

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