Lauryn Hill is a successful recording artist and the mother of six children. She has garnered five Grammy Awards, including Album of the...
15 Celebs Who Have Had SERIOUS Trouble With the IRS
Today is April 15, which means that if you haven't filed your taxes, you might as well just head to the local police station, turn yourself in, and pray that you don't get Aaron Hernandez as a cellmate.
We kid. But seriously, not paying your taxes can land you in serious trouble, especially if you're a high-profile multi-millionaire.
19 Stars Who Rock Dreadlocks, Likely Hate Giuliana Rancic
Zendaya Coleman finds herself at the center of a scandal this week, all because of the way in which she chose to wear her hair Sunday night at the Academy Awards.
In response to the 18-year old's dreadlocks, E! Fashion Police panelist Giuliana Rancic joked that Zendaya likely smells "like patchouli oil ... or maybe weed."
21 Celebrities Who Did Hard Time!
As you've likely heard by now, The Real Housewives of New Jersey star Teresa Giudice reported to prison this week to begin serving a 15 month sentence on fraud charges.
Teresa may be feeling awfully alone these days, but she's far from the first celeb to get hauled off to the big house. Heck, she's not even the first Bravo reality star to get locked up in the past year!
13 Rappers Who Went Broke: They Should've Kept Their Mind on Their Money! (And Their Money on Their Mind!)
In many ways, rappers are like professional athletes:
They're fiercely competitive; many view their talent as their only way to escape awful circumstances; they often experience success at a very young age...and they're frequently broke before they hit their mid-twenties.
Lauryn Hill: Released From Prison!
Lauryn Hill is out of prison. She is now a free woman after three months served in a federal penitentiary, stemming from a guilty plea on tax evasion charges.
According to the Bureau of Prisons, Hill was released early this morning.
Lauryn Hill Thanks Fans For Support in New Letter From Prison
Lauryn Hill is speaking out from behind bars, where she's doing three months for tax evasion, in a new letter she penned thanking her fans for support.
Lauryn Hill: In Prison!
Lauryn Hill has reported to federal prison in Danbury, Connecticut.
The 38-year-old singer will be there at least a few months, having earned a three-month sentence for tax evasion following a guilty plea earlier this year.
Lauryn Hill Rants About Racism, IRS, Slavery in Epic Tumblr Manifesto
On the eve of beginning her three-month prison sentence for tax evasion, Lauryn Hill took to Tumblr to rant about racism, slavery, the IRS and more.
Hill, who was sentenced in May for failing to pay taxes on around $1.8 million in earnings, appears to be pinning her fiscal woes on historical racism.
Lauryn Hill Sentenced to Three Months in Federal Prison
Lauryn Hill's sentencing hearing Monday saw the singer's attorney claim that she's paid off all of her debts - more than $970,000 in state and federal taxes.
Was that enough to keep the singer out of the slammer?
Lauryn Hill Signs Record Deal, Denies Squatting Reports
Lauryn Hill has a new record deal, she said on her Tumblr, while refuting reports that she was just evicted by her landlord and is a squatter of sorts.
"Yes, I have recently entered into an agreement with Sony Worldwide Entertainment, to launch a new label, on which my new music will be released."
Lauryn Hill Claims She Didn't Pay Taxes Because She "Withdrew From Society"
Lauryn Hill claims the reason she stiffed the United States on massive tax bills for years is essentially the same reason she fell off the map after the '90s.
Lauryn Hill Mug Shot: All Business!
Lauryn Hill's very serious mug shot has emerged, two months after the singer pleaded guilty to not paying federal taxes between 2005-2007.
This is one of the more intense ones in our celebrity mug shots gallery.
Beyonce: PISSED at BET Awards Lauryn Hill Diss
Boy band Mindless Behavior flat out dissed Lauryn Hill on live TV last night, and the joke apparently upset Beyonce, one of the 2012 BET Award winners, to the point where she changed her acceptance speech to honor The Fugees singer.
The diss went down womedian Mike Epps and the guys from Mindless Behavior were all getting set to co-present the award for Best R&B Artist.
Lauryn Hill Pleads Guilty, Faces Years in Prison For Failure to Pay Taxes
Singer Lauryn Hill just pleaded guilty to a federal crime, admitting she did not file several years' worth of tax returns in the past decade, and failed to do so on purpose no less.
The 37-year-old faces up to three years in prison as a result. Hill failed to pay up in 2005, 2006, and 2007, when she earned more than $1.8 million.
Lauryn Hill Sued for Sucking, Allegedly Stiffing Guitar Player
Lauryn Hill recently lashed out against a scandal in her personal life. (No, Rohan Marley is NOT the father of her sixth child!)
Now, the singer is facing controversy in the professional realm.
Lauryn Hill Defends Rohan Marley, Implies Presence of New Babby Daddy
Lauryn Hill just gave birth to her sixth child, but the blessing has been marred by Internet chatter. Many have been wondering why Rohan Marley, the father of Hill's previous five children, has not been in the picture.
In response, the singer posted the following message on her website today:
Lauryn Hill Welcomes Sixth Child!
Congratulations go out to Lauryn Hill. The singer welcomed her sixth child into the world on Saturday, a healthy baby boy that was born with his umbilical cord wrapped around his neck.
But all is well now, a source tells BlackCelebKids dot com: "Mother and baby are fine... Everyone is happy."