Brazilian president launches personal attack on female journalist during election debate

  • Source: EFE
  • August 30, 2022

The Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, offended this Sun. Aug. 28 a female journalist during the first debate between the candidates, ahead of the October presidential election.

Bolsonaro accused journalist Vera Magalhaes of "lying" and "taking sides" for a question she asked and, in an ironic tone, told her that he believes the journalist has "some crush" on him.

"You are a disgrace to Brazilian journalism," Bolsonaro told the TV Cultura journalist.

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