Life Brazilian president accused DiCaprio of forest fires By weekster Posted on November 30, 2019 1 min read Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro does have an idea of the cause of some of the fires in the Amazon. Bolsonaro blames Leonardo DiCaprio for donating to charities who in his eyes are responsible for some of the fires. “DiCaprio is a great guy, right? Donate a little bit of money to set the Amazon on fire,” the president said on Friday according to various American media. “Donate a little money to set the Amazon on fire” With his remark, Bolsonaro refers to two environmental organizations that recently came under fire. They were suspected of lighting fires to scoop donations. Several volunteers were arrested and later released. The police are still investigating the case. The institutions deny all accusations. The actor and environmental activist donated $ 5 million through his own organization last summer to repair damaged parts of the rainforest.