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Sean Penn Refutes Wyclef Jean's False Accusations

Sean Penn Refutes Wyclef Jean's False Accusations

When Wyclef Jean announced his intentions to run for the Haitian presidency, Sean Penn was “suspicious.”

At a concert on Friday, Wyclef slammed Sean during one of his songs, accusing him of “sniffing cocaine.”

The accusations are not true, according to his rep.

Mr. Jean is clearly unfamiliar with the physical demands put upon volunteers in Haiti,” Sean‘s rep tells “As aid workers there, the notion of depleting the body’s immune system thru the use of illicit drugs is ludicrous. More specifically, J/P Haitian Relief Organization (a.k.a. JPHRO) has a ZERO tolerance policy for any and all illegal drugs. As the leader of this organization, Sean Penn has not only set this policy, but adheres to it. That Mr. Jean would make such a false accusation is reckless and saddening, but not surprising.”

Shouldn’t we be worrying about Haiti’s problems rather than picking a fight?

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  • vool

    with pettiness and immaturity like that. he sure as hell shouldnt be the next prez of Haiti. Good riddance

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  • Bob

    Penn’s had drug problems for decades. It ruined his marriage. I can’t believe he wants to deny it now.

  • fresh

    Wyclef is a fool. I was liking him until he starting pulling all these stunts. He’s a disaster. And the world is finally seeing his true colours.

  • shenanyginz

    Wyclef is just making himself look dumber and dumber. Team Penn who seems like he’s more Team Haiti ultimately. Like Penn I always thought Wyclefs bid for presidency was very suspicious. Now it just seems like he’s trying to get attention.

  • okay

    Sean Penn is not running for President, thank goodness the people have enough sense not to even consider Wyclef, critiques is par for the course in politics and if this is how he responds? good riddance

  • um

    Thank you. Enough with this. They should bring the focus back to Haiti now and not on themselves.

  • Cheery

    Wyclef should just STFU. He’s been embezzling money from his “charity” and now wants to be president of Haiti. Why, so he can rip off even more people? He’s a crook with a lot of nerve, no experience or qualifications to speak of and yet feels entitled to run. Jackass needs to sit down!

  • well

    There are those who do and those who just talk (and drop names of those who do walk the talk by doing). google can be your friend.
    Keep up the good work in Haiti, Sean Penn.

  • pickles

    Someone should tell Wyclef to STFU. IMO, Wyclef is a pig.

  • Charlene

    Wyclef Jean is a d.ick. He isn’t about helping anyone but his own pockets. Quit acting like a child and shut your mouth. I don’t care if Sean Penn is using, what in hell does that have to do with helping Haiti, something Jean obviously isn’t doing. He’s too busy making his pitiful reggae songs about those who really do give a damn about the Country.

  • facts

    Sean Penn DOES sniff cocaine. This is a very common fact that most ppl already know. Who are any of you ppl kidding?

  • ms bar jolie gaga

    Wyclef is a douchebag for taking the focus away from important work like helping the people of Haiti. And he thinks this is presidential behavior? Wha ta jerk! Pay your taxes first Wyclef and stop taking money from your foundation before you start attacking people. What an ego! Wyclef should just go AWAY!

  • CJ

    I like Sean but he’s a drunk..always has been and that is not a secret to anyone who knows him..he started the fight and to be passive/agressive by stating that Wyclef shouldn’t take what he says personally…I mean wtf …how is he suppose to take it…

  • zao77254

    One will label the other a racist, the other an anti-semite. And me, an evil white christian guy, I’m quite happy to watch unfold this wonderful post-racial America !

  • Joel McHale Groupie

    I’ve had the displeasure of meeting Wyclef Jean and he’s quick to shit talk anyone.

  • I n F a m o u s l y C o o l…

    …wyclef’s douche.

  • erica

    Sean AND RW Penn are both cocaine users. It’s sad. Wyclef should talk shit about someone without kids… kids who don’t need to hear that everyone knows about their parents drug habits.

  • jj22

    Penn is a loser!

  • missy

    hollywood trash is the last thing Haiti needs!

  • dee

    I’m not a huge Sean Penn fan (he’s so full of himself) i’m with him on this one. Wyclef should really let it go and should grow a thicker skin.

  • dragon femme

    Sean Penn was trying to shame Wyclef by that disgusting, condescending statement. You all know Penn is a volatile,violent, abhorrent specimen of a man. By going to Haiti or New Orleans he thinks he can fool everyone, but his character is vile.

  • michael

    what a great president he would have made. Asshole.

  • ms bar jolie gaga

    Sean Penn was on Larry King and just answered a question honestly. He basically said what everyone was thinking but afraid to say: Wyclef Jean is not qualified to be President of anything!. Sean has the right to speak his mind but he did not attack Wyclef personally. Besides, Wyclef is the one who wants to be President and part of being President is being Diplomatic and taking the high road anyway. So what kind of behavior is it for a wanna be President to go on stage and call a man who donated money to his country a “coke sniffer” and then say it in a grammatically incorrect way too “Sean ain’t seen me because”. Wyclef is such trash. he needs to go away and learn english before he lets his ego convince him he can actually run a country. What a joke! What a jerk!

  • CAT with a hat

    I was sitting next to Penn at dinner one night not long ago and some respected actors were coming up wanting to talk to him about ways of helping in Haiti. Whatever you think of his politics, his efforts and good works there are known and respected by many.

  • as

    Wyclef is disappointing/

  • happy

    wyclef has been aiding haiti for years, even before it was popular (remember angelina down there preggers 5yrs ago?). sean’s lifestyle is american hypocrisy at its best. there have been plenty of entertainers who transition into politics and my money is on wyclef because unlike monolingous sean…. wyclef is a native & speaks the language.

  • Kora


    That was all for show, tax papers show he pocketed the money and shared it with his cousin and mistress. The organization itself just got 16% of the funds that were donated. He pretends he cares, but he’s just another crook.

    Wyclef is a sore looser and just wants to blame anyone but himself. What respectable person would put out a song trying to incite people into violence saying to attack the CEP (the electoral body that rejected his candidacy) and to jail them? This shows that he’s a gangster at the core and not suited to be the president of anywhere ever.

    Thank God Haiti dodged that bullet!

  • ms bar jolie gaga

    wyclef speaks no french and speaks really BAD creole. and terrible english. he does not really speak the language. he is a crook and impostor.

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