While it was first reported that Mary J. Blige owed a heaping $900,000 to the New Jersey state in taxes, we've come to learn that she actually owes an INSANE $3,426,255.43 in total between NJ and federal taxes!!!!!!
The Grammy winner ignored bills from the IRS in 2009 for $574,907.30, 2010 for $2,203,743.53, and 2011 for $647,604.60 AS WELL AS the initial $901,769.65 she needs to cough up to the Garden State.
Let us also not forget that she defaulted on a $2.2 million bank loan and the charity that is suing her for never paying back a $250,000 loan.
We'd advise her to break out that check book and fast, but something tells us not even an uber-successful songstress like Mary has that kind of cash!
Looks like Lauryn Hill could very well be getting a musically-inclined cell mate!
On the bright side, wouldn't they would make a GREAT singing duo??
Tags: irs, jail time, lauryn hill, mary j blige, new jersey, tax lien