People: May 4, 1998

THE BUCKS STOP THERE

You can insult his hair and poke fun at his syrupy songs, but unless you want bellyaching from MICHAEL BOLTON, don't cast aspersions on his charity. The New York Post reported that the Michael Bolton Foundation, which purports to help women and children in distress, in 1995 gave away only 15% of the money it raised. The 1996 figures were missing. Bolton, who said the allegations made him "sick to [his] stomach," immediately hired a crew of suits, including an emergency spin doctor, to clear things up. Meanwhile, the charity announced that expenses were high in...

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