First lady helps sell Jair Bolsonaro to Brazil
Stephen Gibbs, Caracas | Lucinda Elliott, Sao Paulo
She has seen her husband labelled a misogynist and watched as millions of women formed a group called #NotHim to try to block his election as Brazilâs president.
Now Michelle Bolsonaro, 38, little known to most Brazilians a fortnight ago, is raising her profile, determined to put across the message that the president-elect is no monster. He is, she said, âmisinterpretedâ. Twenty-five years younger than Jair Bolsonaro, the man whose landslide win will make him Brazilâs first right-wing president in decades, she is his third wife.
The couple met in 2007 when she was a secretary in the Brazilian Congress. Her husband, a divorced former army captain then known for little more than his 1960s demeanour and unfashionable nostalgia for Brazilâs military rule, moved quickly.â¦Source: Google News South Brazil | Netizen 24 Brazil