Ronald Reagan did it. Clint Eastwood, too. And the Terminator himself, Arnold Schwarzenegger, is currently serving as governor of California.
Now Grammy-winning hip-hop artist Wyclef Jean is hoping to become the next successful entertainer-turned-politician. Jean tells PEOPLE that this week, he plans to announce his bid to become the next president of Haiti, which will choose a new leader in November.
“The suffering of the people of Haiti, the youth of Haiti – which is the majority of the population – can’t take another five years of the corruption that’s been going on for the past 200 years. This is why I’m running,” Jean tells PEOPLE.
WATCH: Wyclef Jean for President of Haiti