Nearly two years after earthquake disaster in Haiti, Wyclef’s organization Yele Haiti, is still being accused of mismanagement According to Sunday’s NY Post article, only $5.1 of the $16 million raised went towards Haiti. Mr. Jean reacted after the jump.
Wyclef Jean and his former charity, Yele Haiti, are facing new allegations that the bulk of the money they raised for the people of Haiti after the earthquake was misappropriated ... and some went right into his family's pocket ... allegedly.
Yele Haiti took in $16 million in 2010, according to records obtained…
Wyclef has Busta Rhymes & Shaggy at his birthday celebration in Webster Hall in NYC. In this clip, Wyclef sees a hater in the crowd while he's performing "hips don't lie". He jumps in the crowd without security, approaches him, and makes him dance.…
Wyclef Jean's brief stint in politics was too much for him to handle -- he was hospitalized for fatigue this weekend. According to his rep, Jean -- who abandoned his bid for the Haitian presidency last week -- was "suffering from stress and fatigue based on the grueling eight weeks he's had."
The rep says Jean plans to take it easy and should get out of the hospital sometime this… Continue
Wyclef has stepped away from the podium and picked up his guitar since his bid for the President of Haiti got shut down, but he hasn’t forgotten those who hated on him along the way, namely Sean Penn and Praswell.
Wyclef is apparently still upset after Penn told Larry King:
I’m not accusing Wyclef Jean of being an opportunist, I don’t know the man… One of the reasons I don’t know very much about Wyclef Jean is I haven’t seen or heard… Continue
Wyclef Jean is lashing out at the country he wants to lead.
On Monday, the hip-hop singer accused Haiti's provisional election council (CEP) of using "trickery" and violating the constitution when they barred him from running for president.
"Even before our work began friends in Haiti and abroad had warned me that much trickery would be used to block me. The result: CEP has proved it true," Jean said in a audio message in Creole, which… Continue
Wyclef Jean's name has not been included on a list of approved presidential candidates for his native Haiti.
The entertainer-turned-politician sought to run for presidency and announced with much international fanfare. Jean needed to prove that he was a resident of Haiti, one of the requirements for the high office of the embattled land.
A list was released today and it included dozens of candidates, but not Jean says news service… Continue
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - Haiti's electoral commission said late Tuesday that it was postponing its ruling on who will be allowed to run for president in November elections, leaving hip hop artist Wyclef Jean's candidacy in limbo. A statement from the commission, known as the CEP, said it would postpone the announcement until Friday.
The delay was the latest turn in the fledgling presidential race in this earthquake-torn country. Jean - one… Continue
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - Hip-hop artist and presidential candidate Wyclef Jean says that if he is elected he will work to change Haiti's constitution to allow dual citizenship and give Haitians living abroad the right to vote.
The former Fugees frontman said Haitians abroad "should have the right to vote in their country," especially since they send billions in remittances to family members.
Currently, Haitians who emigrate can only hold… Continue
He took center stage leading the Haiti earthquake relief, and now Wyclef Jean has confirmed he's running for president of his native country.
The rapper told Time.com he plans to announce his candidacy Thursday, just days shy of Saturday's deadline.
"If not for the earthquake, I probably would have waited another 10 years before doing this," the Haitian-born superstar said Tuesday night. "The quake drove home to me that Haiti can't wait… Continue
Rapper Wyclef Jean has denied reports that he is currently planning a run for President of Haiti during the upcoming elections slated for November.
According to multiple reports, Jean will make a run for President in his native homeland of Haiti, where he revered for his community service to the country.
The rapper helped raise tens-of-millions of dollars in cash donations through his Yele Haiti non-profit, which is helping Haitians… Continue