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Video: Wyclef Jean Is 'Disgusted' By Questions About His Yele Haiti Charity

"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.