Former Fugees front man Wyclef Jean was shot in his hand while on a visit in his homeland of Haiti earlier this week. The internet was rife with speculation as to whether or not the former Haitian presidential candidate had actually been shot. Was it true? Was it false?
In a statement to E! News, the 911 singer’s rep confirmed that he had indeed been shot in his hand whilst making a call outside of a vehicle, and not cut by broken glass, which was a claim made by the Haiti police chief
“There have been conflicting stories in the news, but I confirmed with Wyclef last night that he was indeed grazed by a bullet while making a phone call outside of a vehicle. He is doing well and made it out to vote in Haiti [this weekend].”
Wyclef is currently in Haiti to support 50-year-old carnival performer and pop singer Michel “Sweet Micky” Martelly, who is running in the election.