Wyclef Jean Not Immediately Considering A Run For Haitian President
There are rumors that ex-[lastfm]Fugees[/lastfm] MC [lastfm]Wyclef Jean[/lastfm] is considering a run for president of Haiti, his home country, but Jean himself has not announced any intention to run.
Jean, has said before that he has been planning on getting involved in the upcoming Haitian election, though he has not said he would get involved politically.
The singer has been heavily involved in relief efforts to help victims the Haitian earthquake in January, which has fueled speculation that he may run for the presidency.
However, in a statement released Tuesday, Jean’s family said, “At this time, Wyclef Jean has not announced his intent to run for Haitian president. If and when a decision is made, media will be alerted immediately.”
The Haitian election will take place on November 28, with the winner being sworn in in February 2011.