37-year od Haitian-born rapper Wyclef Jean spoke out Saturday in defense of his foundation Yele Haiti after charity screening groups raised concerns about its accounting practices. According to audits of tax returns, the foundations has paid several of his businesses for services.

Having recently returned stateside from Haiti where he was on the ground helping in the relief efforts, Jean said he is "disgusted" by attacks "on my integrity and my foundation." He says he will be going to Haiti every three or four days. I think that Wyclef is being sincere and he makes sense. He basically mentions cost of production for show as comprising some of his expenses. In fact he has donated a million of his own money to Haiti.

The foundation, also known as Yele Haiti, intends to airlift medical supplies, water and Clif Bars to Haiti using a FedEx plane early next week, according to foundation president Hugh Locke.
If you still want to support Yele, you can text "Yele" to 501501 to make a $5 donation.

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