Should celebrities stay out of development work?

madonna-malawi-movie-7-13-07.JPG Today Jian spoke to David Lewis, the Africa correspondent for the Guardian newspaper to get the details on the "Raising Malawi" debacle in Malawi.

Then, Stephen Lewis weighed in saying that while celebrities may be good for fundraising, they shouldn't get directly involved in development work.

What do you think? Do celebrities have an important role in development relief? Or are they exploiting these causes to further their own brands?

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