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By Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Several companies have reportedly pulled their sponsorship from an event honoring Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro over his previous controversial comments about people from the LGBTQ community.

NBC News reports Bain & Co., the Financial Times and Delta have all pulled their sponsorship from the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce gala dinner honoring Bolsonaro as its 2019 Person of the Year.

The event has already been the source of controversy after the original host, The American Museum of Natural History in New York, said it would no longer hold the event following pushback from . . .

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