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Lauryn Hill doesn’t pay tax and gives peculiar reasons for not doing so, while looking at prison

EVEN though Lauryn Hill possibly made the greatest debut album of all time, she’s still as mad as a bag of talking rocks. She’s been collared for not paying her taxes and she went to her website to explain why. She said she withdrew from society to keep herself and her family safe from popular culture’s “climate of hostility, false entitlement, manipulation, racial prejudice, sexism and ageism.”

“Over-commercialization and its resulting restrictions and limitations can be very damaging and distorting to the inherent nature of the individual,” Hill wrote. “I did not deliberately abandon my fans, nor did I deliberately abandon any responsibilities, but I did however put my safety, health and freedom and the freedom, safety and health of my family first over all other material concerns! I also embraced my right to resist a system intentionally opposing my right to whole and integral survival.”

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Posted: 2nd, July 2012 | In: Celebrities | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0

Lauryn Hill to go to jail?

DESPITE being the only talented one in The Fugees (no-one remembers Pras and Wyclef’s obvious lack of talent is underlined in stealing his career off him), Lauryn Hill hasn’t been having a good time of it since making one of the best debut LPs in history.

Becoming something of a recluse, being accused of racism and generally looking a little erratic, Lauryn could now be going to jail.

It has been reported that Hill has been charged with failing to pay tax on more than $1.8m. She allegedly failed to file tax returns to the US internal revenue service between 2005 and 2007 which means she’s in a whole world of pain. Three counts of tax-evasion carries a maximum penalty of one year in jail plus a $100,000 fine.

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Posted: 8th, June 2012 | In: Celebrities | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0

Lauryn Hill Has Sixth Child, But No More Music And Seeks Privacy On Twitter

REMEMBER when Lauryn Hill was one of the most thrilling popstars on the planet. She could rap like a champ and had a voice that came straight outta Soulsville. Basically, she was the Fugees. When she went solo, she only went about making one of the finest LPs ever cut to wax.

And then she vanished like a big selfish baby.

While we all cowered around our copies of Doo Wop (That Thing), she went and pushed out Zion David-Nesta, Selah, Joshua, John and Sarah with on/off beau, Rohan Marley.

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Posted: 27th, July 2011 | In: Celebrities | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0