Wyclef Jean Shot In Haiti, Management Confirms His Health Is Stable

posted Sunday March 20, 2011 at 10:53AM PDT | 50 comments

Wyclef Jean Shot In Haiti, Management Confirms His Health Is Stable

UPDATE: Spokespeople for the emcee-turned-politician take to Twitter to tell us, "Wyclef is okay."

Emcee-turned political figure Wyclef Jean was shot in his native island of Haiti yesterday. Former Fugees band-mate Pras confirmed that the Rap artist was shot in the hand on March 19, but is recovering physically.

Yes they shot Wyclef and he's in the hospital and he'll be fine. They just shot his hand ..less than a minute ago via ÜberSocial

The details of the shooting are still releasing. In  2010, the Columbia Records star emcee made preparations to run for President of Haiti, before being denied due to the eligibility requirements.

UPDATE: Spokespeople for Wyclef Jean's management. used the artist's official Twitter to update his health status:

We have spoken to Wyclef, he is ok. Thank you for your thoughts and prayers -- Managementless than a minute ago via ÜberSocial

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