Brasilia, Nov. 30 -- Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has accused Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio of financing fires being set in the Amazon rainforest.

In front of the presidential residence, Mr Bolsonaro said, ''This Leonardo DiCaprio is a cool guy, right? Giving money to torch the Amazon.''

The President said the WWF paid the firefighting NGO to take pictures of forest fires in the Amazon. However, the WWF has denied receiving a donation from DiCaprio or obtaining photos from the firefighters, The Guardian reported.

''So what did the NGO do? What is the easiest thing? Set fire to the forest. Take pictures, make a video," the President said."(WWF) makes a campaign against Brazil, it contacts Leonardo DiCaprio, he donates $500,000."...