Rap mogul called on pal to consider a run for President of Haiti during Friday night's, January 5 SOS Save OurSelves - Help For Haiti telethon. The former star kicked the Miami, Florida benefit off with a musical tribute to his homeland and later teamed up with for one of the night's performance highlights, but Diddy, who was one of the event's hosts, paid tribute to the singer's tireless efforts to help the Haitian survivors of the January 12 earthquake, which ravaged the nation.
He said, "You've seen him everywhere since the earthquake struck. I don't think he's slept at all. In the future, Wyclef should run for President of Haiti." The fundraiser, held at the American Airlines Arena and beamed live across America and to Haiti, where locals watched at makeshift open-air theaters, was a two-hour spectacular of performances, collaborations and tributes.