Celebrity: Looking a bit low on oil, Wyclef


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This looks like it was taken outside Jean's New Jersey home. We hope it has a gated drive to keep the, er, lust-crazed fans away

Rapper Wyclef Jean celebrated his birthday this week by posting a picture of himself on Twitter. "TODAY I AM 43 YEARS OLD! I look and feel 26! You can't keep a good man down! Keep a smile when they want you to frown!" the "Perfect Gentleman" singer wrote.

Not one to let a small thing like a criminal investigation into the finances of his Haitian aid organisation Yéle upset him, he decided the best thing to do was to pose in a tiny pair of briefs, slap on some baby oil and hop on his Ducati motorbike for a photo op.

And to think, this is a man who intended to stand in the 2010 Haitian presidential election. Until, fortunately, someone pointed out that he was ineligible.