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Wed May 20, 2020, 10:49 PM

Actress Duarte resigns as Brazil culture secretary in latest blow to Bolsonaro cabinet

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Modified: 21/05/2020 - 03:34



Brazilian actress Regina Duarte (L) -- seen posing with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro after she agreed to be Brazil's culture minister in January 2020 -- has resigned Marcos CORREA Brazilian Presidency/AFP/File

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Actress Regina Duarte resigned from her post as Brazil's culture secretary on Wednesday, becoming the fourth high-profile figure to leave far-right President Jair Bolsonaro's cabinet in just over a month.

Actress Regina Duarte resigned from her post as Brazil's culture secretary on Wednesday, becoming the fourth high-profile figure to leave far-right President Jair Bolsonaro's cabinet in just over a month.

Media reports said Duarte, known as "Brazil's Sweetheart" for a lifetime of roles on famous telenovelas, had clashed with Bolsonaro over the president's calls to root out supposed left-wing bias among her staff.

But the pair were all smiles as they announced her departure in a video posted on Twitter.

"Mr President, are you giving me the boot?" she asked him jokingly outside the presidential palace.

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https://www.france24.com/en/20200521-brazil-regina-duarte-culture-secretary-jair-bolsonaro-cabinet-covid-19-coronavirus

"I would never do that," he said.

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Wed May 20, 2020, 11:34 PM

1. She's An Idiot

"But the pair were all smiles as they announced her departure."

Another suck up cult member, doing some last minute sucking up on the way out the door.

Thank you sir, may I have another?

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