The gig: A private 2009 New Year's Eve concert with connections to the Kadafi family. The pay: Undisclosed, but rumored at $2 million. The aftermath:"Once it became known that the third party promoter was linked to the [Kadafi] family, the decision was made to put that payment to a good cause, " her spokeswoman Yvette Noel-Schure said in a statement. Overall, Beyonce dodged heavy criticism when she announced she had donated the funds to Haiti earthquake relief more than a year ago.
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