Usher reported received $1 million when appeared at the same event as Beyonce on the island of St. Barts, which was funded by Mutasim Gaddafi, Muammar’s fourth son. The "Confessions" singer claims he was unaware of the link to the Libyan dictator’s family saying:
“I am sincerely troubled to learn about the circumstances surrounding the Nikki Beach St. Bart’s event that took place on New Year’s Eve 2009,” said Usher. “I will be donating all of my personal proceeds from that event to various human rights organizations.”
He has already donated a portion of the money to Amnesty International.