Nelly Furtado Donates $1 Million Of Qaddafi Money To Charity

Beyonce, Usher, 50 Cent and Mariah Carey haven't commented on whether they'll do the same

February 28, 2011 4:20 PM ET
Nelly Furtado perfoming in 2007.
Nelly Furtado perfoming in 2007.
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Members of the music industry are calling on Beyoncé, Mariah Carey, Usher and 50 Cent to donate to charity the money they had made by performing private gigs for family members of Libyan dictator Muammar el-Qaddafi. So far none of them have commented on the matter, but earlier today Nelly Furtado tweeted that that she played a show for the Qaddafi family four years ago - and she's going to give the money to charity.

"In 2007, I received 1million$ from the Qaddafi clan to perform a 45 min. Show for guests at a hotel in Italy," she Tweeted. "I am going to donate the $."

Previously: Mariah, Beyoncé, Usher Face Calls To Donate Qaddafi Money to Charity

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