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Wyclef Jean awaits Haitian ruling on run for president

wyclef-jeanImage Credit: Frederic Dupoux/Getty ImagesHaitian-American singer Wyclef Jean should learn today whether he will be on the ballot for the presidential election in Haiti. Jean insists that he is eligible to run for president of his earthquake-ravaged homeland even while Reuters reported that officials said that the ex-Fugee did not meet the electoral qualifications and was not on the list of candidates. Jean responded last night by calling in to Larry King Live (video embedded below), denying that he would be excluded from the race and also confirming he’s received extensive death threats.

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Wyclef Jean: ‘Death threats come with the territory’

Originally posted August 20 2010 — 9:15 AM EDT

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