Simmons: I ‘Blew up’ Tiger’s Haitian Relief Effort

Russell Simmons Tweet today:

Russell Simmons Apologizes For Blowing Up Tiger Woods Gift To Haiti

Sorry about blowing up tigers “anonymous gift” such a sweet gesture . People have cared so much about other”secrets” this is inspirng?”

Simmons claimed in a previous Tweet two days ago: “I heard tiger woods donating to send a cargo plane with a mobile hospital out there. Keep ur prayers high!

Russell Simmons Tiger Woods Relief Tweet

Simmons Wednesday night told the NEW YORK DAILY NEWS: “Tiger Woods is working on sending a mobile hospital with 50 EMTs to go set up a triage.”

Did Tiger not donate $3M to Haiti relief because of Simmons’ Tweets?

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Tiger Woods is considering a $3 million donation that would send doctors and supplies to Haiti, rap icon Russell Simmons told the Daily News. Simmons and representatives from Wyclef Jean’s Haitian relief organization Yele have asked Woods to support the effort. Simmons spokesman has been in touch with Woods managment team and they are “excited” about the idea.

As I posted earlier today, the head of the Tiger Woods charity foundation said he never heard from Simmons or any representatives of Simmons.

So from Simmons’ Tweet today, is it reasonable to infer that he is claiming Woods is now refusing to send a mobile hospital, 50 EMTS and $3 million dollars to the Haiti relief effort because of Simmons’ Tweets recognizing his donation?

UPDATE (11:00p ET): Simmons to TMZ Friday night: “Yesterday, I tweeted that Tiger Woods was contributing in a major way. My source for the tweet was premature.