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Musician Wyclef Jean (left) is recovering from injuries to a hand, the origin of which is in dispute. (Associated Press)

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With a bandage in his right hand, Haitian-American singer Wyclef Jean, front, sits inside a car before casting his ballot at a polling station during a presidential runoff in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Sunday, March 20, 2011. Jean told the AP in a telephone interview he was grazed by a bullet in the hand when he stepped out of his car in Haiti to make a phone call. Haiti's voters will choose between candidates Mirlande Manigat, the former first lady, and Michel "Sweet Micky" Martelly, a star of Haitian music to lead the country. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

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With a bandage in his right hand, Haitian-American singer Wyclef Jean, center, leaves a polling station after casting his ballot during a presidential runoff in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Sunday, March 20, 2011. Jean told the AP in a telephone interview he was grazed by a bullet in the hand when he stepped out of his car in Haiti to make a phone call. Haiti's voters will choose between candidates Mirlande Manigat, the former first lady, and Michel "Sweet Micky" Martelly, a star of Haitian music to lead the country. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

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Singer Wyclef Jean was wounded in a shooting in Haiti on Saturday. (Associated Press)Comedian Victoria Jackson is taking flak to taking on "Glee." (Associated Press)

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Singer Wyclef Jean was wounded in a shooting in Haiti on Saturday. (Associated Press)

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FILE - Entertainer Wyclef Jean at a news conference for the Adidas Grand Prix in New York, in this June 10, 2010 file photo. Joe Mignon, senior program director for Jean's Yele Foundation, says Jean was shot in the hand after 11 p.m. local time Saturday March 19, 2011 in the city of Delmas, just outside Port-au-Prince. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

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Haiti's presidential candidate Michel Martelly, right, and Haitian-born singer Wyclef Jean talk after a press conference announcing Jean's support on Martelly's run for the presidency in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2011. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

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Haiti's presidential candidate Michel Martelly, center, accompanied by fellow candidate Charles-Henri Baker, right, and musician Wyclef Jean ride atop a vehicle through Port-au-Prince to demonstrate against the general elections in Haiti, Sunday, Nov. 28, 2010. Twelve of the 19 candidates, including Martelly and Baker, endorsed a joint statement denouncing Sunday's voting as fraudulent and calling on their supporters to show their anger with demonstrations against the government and the country's Provisional Electoral Council. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)

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FILE - In this Aug. 18, 2010 file photo, Haiti's presidential candidate and hip hop singer Wyclef Jean, speaks during an interview at his mother's house in Croix de Bouquets, Haiti. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa, file)

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** FILE ** Haitian-born singer and presidential candidate Wyclef Jean (second from left) walks surrounded by security after Haiti's Electoral Council rejected his candidacy in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Friday, Aug. 20, 2010. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

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Haitian-born singer and presidential candidate Wyclef Jean, right, exits a hotel room after Haiti's Electoral Council rejected his presidential candidacy in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Friday, Aug. 20, 2010. The council's spokesman Richard Dumel announced Friday that it has accepted 19 presidential candidacies and has rejected 15 others for the upcoming Nov. 28 presidential election, including Jean's because he did not meet the residency requirement of having lived in Haiti for five years before election. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

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** FILE ** Haitian-born singer Wyclef Jean greets supporters after he submitted paperwork to run for president of Haiti in early August. Mr. Jean, who left Haiti as a child, said he would like to focus on Haiti's economy, which would include creating jobs in the garment-export industry. (AP Photo)

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Under pouring rain, people march in support of Haiti's presidential candidate and hip hop singer Wyclef Jean in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Thursday, Aug. 19, 2010. Haitian President Rene Preval met with presidential hopeful Wyclef Jean for more than two hours on Thursday, touching off a new round of speculation as to whether the singer will be allowed to run in Nov. 28 elections. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

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Haiti's presidential candidate and hip hop singer Wyclef Jean, left, talks to a local journalist in Croix de Bouquets, Haiti, Thursday, Aug. 19, 2010. Haitian President Rene Preval met with presidential hopeful Wyclef Jean for more than two hours on Thursday, touching off a new round of speculation as to whether the singer will be allowed to run in Nov. 28 elections. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

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FILE - This May 20, 2008 file photo shows Wyclef Jean speaking during a news conference in New York. The former head of Haiti's Chamber of Deputies says singer Wyclef Jean is about to announce his candidacy for president of a nation struggling to recover from the Jan. 12 earthquake, Aug. 3, 2010. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, file)