UK Today News: Wyclef Jean To Run For President Of Haiti This Year
Wyclef Jean President: Musician Wyclef Jean is known to be a world famous star who has always taken great pride in the fact that he is from Haiti. And now, Jean has officially announced that he will be running for President in his native country Haiti.
Reports say that Wyclef Jean was interviewed on a radio show called “Bonjour Haiti” and allegedly confirmed the news that he will be running for President, as of Wednesday.
The Herald reports that the devastating Haiti earthquake was one of the main reasons for Jean planning to run for President.
Jean said: “For the 250,000 people who died in the earthquake, that’s the reason we ought to see a change in the system.”
The 37 year old singer helped with “We are the World 2″ for Haiti and started an organization called “Yele Haiti” to help the earthquake stricken Haitians. He was formerly in the famous band called the “Fugees”.