Sean Penn Rips "The Whole F--king World" For Abandoning Haiti

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Sean Penn isn't a fan of us right now. Or you, or anyone else.

On Friday at the Cannes Film Festival, the actor-activist slammed the media and public for abandoning Haiti after the devastating earthquake in 2010.

"It's not only celebrities who went for a day," Penn told reporters of his perceived injustice. "It's the whole f--king world. It's all of you. The reason we have 'Haiti fatigue' is because there was never a commitment in the first place."

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A vocal proponent of humanitarian aid, Penn also called upon President Barack Obama to meet with Haiti's newly elected president Michel Joseph Martelly.

"It's time our elegant, formidable president stood side by side [with Martelly]," he said.

The outspoken actor was part of a news conference with Petra Nemcova and director Paul Haggis, all of whom work with nonprofit organizations in Haiti.

The trio joined forces for a benefit for the country at the famed cinema gathering.



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