Entries

Lauryn Hill Faces Three Years In Prison After Pleading Guilty To Tax Evasion

Posted By: Honey German · 7/2/2012 10:47:00 PM



Lauryn Hill took to her Tumblr a few weeks ago to explain that her anti-consumerism beliefs had kept her from paying her taxes for several years.

Lauryn says: “I abandoned greed, corruption, and compromise, never you, and never the artistic gifts and abilities that sustained me.” She said that she went “underground” to protect her family from the military industrial complex and the media, prompting more than a few raised eyebrows from readers of the rambling note.

Too bad for her paranoid reasoning was not a good enough excuse for the government who is now wanting the mother of  SIX to only pay thousands in fines but also serve prison time.

The singer has pled guilty to three counts of “intentionally and willingly” failing to file tax returns for the years between 2005 and 2007, where she earned $1.8 million.  According to TMZ she now faces THREE years in prison, and could also owe $75,000 in fines.

Lauryn was released on $150,000 bail and will return for her sentencing hearing in November.

WWW.HONEYGERMAN.COM

@HONEYGERMAN

Leave a comment:

· Subscribe to comments
Be the first to comment here.

Twitter

 

The Hip-Hop News

About Laura

One of the defining characteristics of coming out on top in the entertainment industry is versatility. Enter Laura Stylez, the Latina born with the L.A. vibe and raised with a New York state of mind. Besides her versatility, Laura’s style, grace and undeniable presence have helped her in pursuing a career in radio, in the nation’s toughest market, New York City. {More}

About JENBKLYN


Personality, member of The Cipha Sounds & Rosenberg Morning Show with K.Foxx circus, creative genius, love all things entertainment, a prude jude, cool nerd, Army brat, food fanatic, Brooklyn bred and a super chill, super incredible, SUPERWOMAN. Yep, that about sums it up. My motto: Dream Big. Think Big. Live Big. Follow me on Twitter: www.twitter.com/JUSTJENNBKLYN

About Tori Monroe

 
Born and raised in the Bronx, HBCU educated..The fun, friendly and fearless girl next door. Motivated by Music, Life & Entertainment! Authentic, Rare and hard to define…Tori Monroe*

About Honey German


Honey German - Celebrity news blogger, writer and radio personality.  When it comes to reporting Honey has that fearless "anything goes" attitude which makes for some shockingly juicy stories and interviews, all delivered straight from the livest city in the world: New York City. Follow Honey on Twitter.com/HoneyGerman |


About Lady Chellez


 -The Mixxtress Lady Chellez
-Award winning DJ with an eclectic taste in music, a sneaker collector and car lover. Vroom Vroom! 
-I'm a people pleaser, if I'm not making 'em dance, I'm making 'em laugh!
-Here to provide you with the latest tech news, with my segment "Technically Speaking" as well as blessing you with some new ear candy in my segment "Hear me Out"
follow on Twitter.com/ladychellez