Soul singer Lauryn Hill was arrested on June 29 after pleading guilty to three-counts of misdemeanor, filed in U.S. District Court in Newark, New Jersey for tax evasion; Is reminding ya’ll to PAY YOUR TAXES!
The iconic songstress is facing three years behind bars after admitting she failed to file tax returns between 2005 and 2007, during which time she earned $1.8 million. More details below…………
The 37-year old grammy winner was forced to returned to the mainstream society and her attorney, Nathan Hochman, says she plans to finally pay her taxes: $818,000 from 2005, $222,000 from 2006 and $761,000 from 2007.
“I left a more mainstream and public life, in order to wean both myself, and my family, away from a lifestyle that required distortion and compromise as a means for maintaining it. During this critical healing time, there were very few people accessible to me who had not already been seduced or affected by this machine, and therefore who could be trusted to not try and influence or coerce me back into a dynamic of compromise…”