At the ‘Haiti Carnaval in Cannes’ director/actor Sean Penn voiced his anger with the world for the lack of support Haiti has seen since the tragic earthquake in 2010. For the past two years Penn, has been dedicated to helping to rebuild Haiti. Penn told reporters in Cannes that its not just celebrities who forgot about, but the whole world. The Huffington Post has more on the story.
Sean Penn has spent the last two years helping the relief effort in Haiti, and he’s got little time for those who have long abandoned the country.
“It’s not only celebrities who went for a day,” Penn said at the Cannes Film Festival on Friday when asked about the lack of support for the Haitian relief effort. “It’s the whole f—king world. It’s all of you.”
bq. Following the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti in January of 2010, Penn headed to the country and helped set up J/P Haitian Relief Organization, an aid group that rebuilt homes, schools and hospitals. For his efforts, Penn was awarded with the 2012 Peace Summit Award by the Nobel Peace Prize laureates, and also became an ambassador-at-large for the country.
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