Wycelf Jean Officially Pulls Out of Presidential Race

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Wycelf Jean Officially Pulls Out of Presidential Race
Wyclef Jean has officially kissed his hopes of being Haiti President goodbye.

After getting criticized for his run for presidency, Wyclef Jean has officially kissed his hopes of being Haiti President goodbye.

After getting criticized for his run for presidency, Wycelf has officially pulled out of the November election.

"This was not an easy conclusion to reach; but it is one that was thoughtfully made, taking into account many, many competing factors and weighing the course that will best advance the healing of the country and help it find the quickest path to recovery," he explained in a statement.

He had originally announced his decision to run in early August, but Haiti's Provincial Electoral Council disqualified him. According to Us Weekly, Haitian law demands that candidates reside in the country for at least five years, and Jean has lived in New Jersey with his wife and daughter during that time.

So what's on his agenda now? He's returning to music full time. Good idea! has officially pulled out of the November election.

"This was not an easy conclusion to reach; but it is one that was thoughtfully made, taking into account many, many competing factors and weighing the course that will best advance the healing of the country and help it find the quickest path to recovery," he explained in a statement.

He had originally announced his decision to run in early August, but Haiti's Provincial Electoral Council disqualified him. According to Us Weekly, Haitian law demands that candidates reside in the country for at least five years, and Jean has lived in New Jersey with his wife and daughter during that time.

So what's on his agenda now? He's returning to music full time. Good idea!
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