Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro proceeded with his assault on columnists during an open occasion on Monday, depicting journalists as "weaklings" and saying they have an increased possibility of kicking the bucket of COVID-19 since they are not athletic.
The traditional previous armed force commander has since a long time ago had a bad-tempered relationship with the media, oftentimes singling out explicit papers and writers for his fury. His supporters have additionally assaulted columnists at rallies and other open occasions.
On Sunday, Bolsonaro told a correspondent, "I need to punch you in the face," after the journalist got some information about a large number of dollars that were moved into a financial balance of the president's significant other by a previous helper who is currently the objective of a debasement test.
During the Monday occasion, named "Overcoming COVID-19," Bolsonaro portrayed his own experience fighting the infection in July, crediting his utilization of dubious medication hydroxychloroquine and his self-depicted history as a competitor for his mellow side effects. He has recently said he accepted his athletic past made him invulnerable to the most exceedingly awful of the coronavirus.
"That history of a competitor, the press devoured it, however, when (COVID-19) gets one of you weaklings, your possibility of enduring is a considerable amount lower," Bolsonaro told columnists on Monday, utilizing the Portuguese everyday word 'bundle'.
"You just ability to do evil, to utilize a pen to a great extent for evil. Your possibility of enduring is a considerable amount lower."
Not long ago, nearby media announced that the helper, Fabricio Queiroz, stored 72,000 reais ($12,900) in looks into Michelle Bolsonaro's record somewhere in the range of 2011 and 2018.
Queiroz was a helper to now Senator Flavio Bolsonaro, the president's oldest child when he was a Rio de Janeiro state administrator. The previous helper has been captured in an examination concerning bank stores made at that point, adding up to 1.2 million reais.