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Minnie Driver Quits Oxfam Ambassador Role After Prostitution Scandal

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Minnie Driver arrives at the LA Premiere of "Take Every Wave: The Life of Laird Hamilton" at the ArcLight Hollywood on Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, in Los Angeles.

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Minnie Driver arrives at the LA Premiere of “Take Every Wave: The Life of Laird Hamilton” at the ArcLight Hollywood on Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, in Los Angeles.

Minnie Driver has quit her role as an ambassador for British charity Oxfam which is embroiled in a growing prostitution scandal. 

Driver stepped down after claims Oxfam staff had paid for sex from prostitutes in Haiti in 2011 while delivering aid to the earthquake-stricken country as well as allegations of staff using sex workers in Chad. Oxfam executives are also accused of covering up the scandal and the charity is now subject to an inquiry from the U.K.’s Charity Commission.  

The British actress has worked with Oxfam for over 20 years and has traveled to Cambodia and Thailand to raise awareness in her ambassadorial role for the charity.

In a statement published by the CNN, Driver said she was “nothing short of horrified” by the allegations. However, she added that the “abhorrent mistakes of a troubling organization” would not stop her in her charity work. 

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