Umm, this is NOT what we were expecting from TLC.
Check out the official statement (below)!
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Lauryn Hill is out of prison!
And she isn't a Fugee-tive either! Gurl served who complete three month sentence and is now a free woman!
But that's all in the past now. And Lauryn is celebrating by giving the world a gift! No, not just her presence- a brand new song!
Ch-ch-check out the video (above) to hear the epic, hard-hitting Consumerism!
Prison releases Lauryn, Lauryn releases amazing song. If that's not the system working, we don't know what is! Good to have you back, gurl.
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At least she’s trying. She really is!
Teresa Giudice is embroiled in tax legal battles at the moment, but it won’t stop her from setting a good example about being a businesswoman.
Yup, that’s right! As soon as the Real Housewives star left court, she headed straight to her book signing to make more taxable ca$$$h.
And she said that she hopes her four daughters "follow in her footsteps":
"I’m not going to stop working. It’s a good example to show to my daughters that Mommy’s a business woman and hopefully they’ll follow in my footsteps."
Actually, we’re really quite proud of her for holding up under the pressure and doing what she thinks is best for her kids.
Ch-ch-check out the interview from her book signing (above)!
They say two things are certain in life: death and taxes.
But we never would've guessed that taxes could mean certain death for Dolce & Gabbana!!!
In addition to the 20 month jail sentence (which they'll never serve), the designing duo were fined $440 million, but if the verdict is not overturned and they're forced to pay up, they’ll have to shut down their world-wide fashion empire!!
Dolce seems to have already given up, saying:
Yay for doing the right thing!
You may remember that Terrell Owens had a little trouble with Uncle Sam earlier this year, but he’s finally manned up and taken care of it.
The NFLer owed $430,000 in taxes, so they put a tax lien on him, but that that’s all over now!
Owens paid his debt and as of June 27th, he and the IRS are a-okay!
Which is good news for T.O. because it’s hard to revive an NFL career when you’re behind bars.
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Just when you thought he was Half Past Dead… Ja Rule made his unexpected Fast & Furious return to the world of the free!!!
The 37-year-old rapper was released from Ray Brook Federal Prison today after successfully serving out his sentences for tax evasion and illegally possessing a gun, even though he originally wasn't even supposed to go free until July!
Sources close to the situation say the man also known as Jeffrey Atkins isn't completely off the hook just yet!
Apparently, Lauryn Hill and taxes do not mix. But unfortunately for her, that’s not really an option.
The former Fugees singer, who has been looking at three years in prison due to tax evasion, could in fact avoid her time inside thanks to a $1 million Sony record deal.
Lauryn owes close to $504,000 in federal taxes on her $1.8 million income earned between 2005 and 2007. But things were looking up at her Monday proceeding in Newark, New Jersey.
Assistant US Attorney Sandra Moser said that Lauryn’s five song Sony deal could be the solution. Judge Madeline Cox decided to postpone the singer’s sentencing until May 6th, giving her the added time to pay off her taxes. The Judge said:
We’re pretty sure Teresa Giudice did the same at first…
…but the bad history of the Real Housewives’ money matters isn’t stopping Jacqueline Laurita from claiming she’s financially sound!
After rumors came out she was failing to pay her taxes and facing foreclosure on her home, she stepped up to shut those down.
Classic Housewives move!
Without denying sort of owing taxes, Jacqueline has explained why things have gone unpaid: