wyclef jean onstage2 Wyclef Jean hospitalized for exhaustion due to busy skedWyclef Jean is in a  New Jersey hospital, suffering from stress and fatigue.

The Haitian presidential hopeful confirmed his admission on his Twitter account on Monday (Sept 27).

The musician, whose bid for the Haitian presidency was thwarted by election officials, has had bad headaches since his return from his quake-ravaged homeland.

And not all of the headaches were caused by actor/director/activist Sean Penn‘s sharp criticism of his presidential aspirations.

MTV reports that after Jean abandoned his appeal of the election board’s negative decision, he’s reportedly been traveling overseas, meeting with U.N. officials and working on a new album.

And his family has released the following statement about his stressed out condition and planned recovery:

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Posted by:Elizabeth Snead