Haiti council: Wyclef Jean can't run for president

A supporter holds a portrait of Haitian-born singer Wyclef Jean as Wyclef, right, leaves the electoral office after submitting the paperwork to run for president of Haiti in the next elections in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Thursday, Aug. 5, 2010. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

August 20, 2010 8:10:55 PM PDT
Haiti's electoral council on Friday ruled that hip hop-artist Wyclef Jean cannot run for president, ending his outsider's bid to lead the reconstruction of the earthquake-ravaged Caribbean island.