LIBYA: Singer Nelly Furtado tweets about 2007 performance for Kadafi 'clan'
Furtado said via Twitter on Monday that she was paid by the Kadafi clan for a 45-minute performance in 2007 in Italy, but now plans to donate the amount.
“In 2007, I received 1million$ from the Qaddafi clan to perform a 45 min. Show for guests at a hotel in Italy. I am going to donate the $” she wrote on Twitter.
Other entertainers, including singer Beyonce and Usher, have also been associated with events tied to Kadafi.
— Efrain Hernandez Jr.
Photo: Nelly Furtado in 2006. Credit: Jeff Christensen/Associated Press