It's the whole F'ucking world."Says Sean Penn"

Jean Pierre Alexandre - May 18 2012, 10:20 AM

Sean Penn accused the media of abandoning Haiti on Friday during a news conference for a benefit for the impoverished country.

"It's not only celebrities who went for a day," he said to a room full of journalists at the Cannes film festival.

"It's the whole f'ucking world.

It's all of you."

He added, "The reason we have Haiti fatigue is because there was never a commitment in the first place."

The activist-actor, who spends much of his time in Haiti, said the country finally had a chance to reestablish itself after decades of turmoil.

He said that because of the commitment among young people, "You see the very tangible success story that Haiti can be."

Penn was at a news conference with Czech supermodel Petra Nemcova and film director Paul Haggis, each of whom have non-profit organizations working in Haiti.

They are joining forces with the Cannes Film Festival at a benefit for Haiti on Friday night.

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