By Mark Memmott

"I never and would never take money for my personal pocket" from his Yele Haiti charitable foundation, musician Wyclef Jean says in a video he released in response to questions raised about payments the foundation made to businesses connected to him.

According to Jean, the money went to cover costs associated with a concert staged to raise money -- including payments for such things as lights, a stage and a band.

As you'll see, he says he's "disgusted" by the questions:

Update at 12:25 p.m. ET: Jean plans to hold a news conference at 2 p.m ET, and it is to be webcast here.

categories: Accidents and Disasters, Culture, Foreign News

9:25 - January 18, 2010