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September 19th, 2012
10:27 AM ET

Wyclef Jean talks Fugees breakup, Lauryn Hill affair

Musician Wyclef Jean is one of the most well-known faces of support for Haiti. He was born in the country and then moved to the United States as a child, where he later formed the successful band, the Fugees.

After the devastating earthquake hit Haiti in 2010, Jean returned to help and and launched a campaign to run for president of the country.

Jean chronicles these experiences and his superstar success in a new memoir "Purpose: An Immigrant's Story."

He sits down with the Starting Point team this morning to discuss the details in the book and to explain what motivated him to write the memoir.

Regarding allegations that he's what causes the breakup of the Fugees, Jean says, "I can't take my 20s back. I would never take the 20s back. And the people that are blaming me for the breakup, if you all have this score that you all love so much. This score wouldn't have happened without the love triangle of everything that you you're hearing. So inside of the mystery of the score there's always a passionate undertone in it."


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