Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro apparantly used an impersonator this Wednesday to answer reporters’ questions on his behalf. The double handed out bananas to journalists waiting for the Brazilian president to arrive at the Alvorada Palace in Brasilia.
Footage shows comedian Márvio Lúcio, better known as «Carioca,» characterised as Jair Bolsonaro, offering bananas to reporters, which is a... Еще reference to an offensive gesture that the Brazilian president has made towards journalists in the past. Seconds later, the president of Brazil appears on the scene and the two ‘Bolsonaros’ engage in a peculiar conversation.
The reporters were trying to ask the president about the recently reported low economic results, with the GDP rising to 1.1 percent, the lowest in the past three years.
According to reports in the local press, Márvio Lúcio was recently hired by the Record chain, owned by an evangelist congregation that supports Bolsonaro, and before appearing in front of the press he met with the Brazilian president at the Alvorada Palace.
Mandatory credit: Folha de Sao Paulo