Breaking News: Lauryn Hill Sentenced to Three Months In Prison!!
Grammy-winning singer Lauryn Hill has been sentenced to three months in prison and an additional three months in home confinement for failing to pay taxes bout $1 million in earnings, despite paying off her tax debt.
During the hearing, Lauryn defended her mounting tax debt, explaining that she dropped out of the music business, but always intended to fix her situation.
“I was put into a system I didn’t know the nature of… I’m a child of former slaves. I got into an economic paradigm and had that imposed on me. I sold 50 million units… now I’m up here paying a tax debt. If that’s not likened to slavery, I don’t know what is.”
Despite her plea, the Newark judge for her case was not touched by her statement and sentenced the singer to 3 months behind bars, 9 months of supervised release and 3 month of house arrest!!
Lauryn is ordered to report to prison by July 8th…