March 2nd, 2011
04:10 PM ET
It appears that Nelly Furtado isn't the only singer donating money obtained from prior performances for Muammar Gadhafi.
Reps for Beyoncé Knowles released a statement to CNN regarding the singer's 2009 performance for the Libyan leader.
"All monies paid to Beyoncé for her performance at a private party at Nikki Beach St. Barts on New Year's Eve 2009, including the commissions paid to her booking agency, were donated to the earthquake relief efforts in Haiti, over a year ago," the statement read. "Once it became known that the third party promoter was linked to the Qaddafi family, the decision was made to put that payment to a good cause."
No specifics were given regarding which charity received the funds or how much was donated.
Singers like Knowles, Furtado, Usher and Mariah Carey have recently come under fire for being hired in the past to perform for the embattled Libyan strongman and his family.
Update: The singer's rep added to an earlier statement by telling CNN that the money was donated to the Clinton Bush Haiti Fund.
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