Wyclef Jean Might Have Wasted Angelina Jolie's Preggers Donation on Carnival Float
In his young bid to become Haiti's next president, Wyclef Jean has already weathered more criticism than Rick Santorum at a Dan Savage house party. Mostly, he's been hammered for his record running his charity, Yéle, which paid hundreds of thousands in fishy fees to Wyclef himself or his friends. And mostly he has emerged intact.
The sordid tale begins in 2006, according to the Times, when the preggers Jolie let People photograph her in exchange for a $600,000 donation to Yéle. That same month, Jean's charity paid his personal TV station in Haiti $250,000 for a series of videos featuring Wyclef and his celeb buddies -- films he now characterizes as "cultural education."
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