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Threats to herself and her family prompted former Fugees singer Lauryn Hill to skip paying taxes for three years.
Hill recently filed court documents seeking leniency in her upcoming sentencing for tax evasion claiming she skipped out on her taxes due to the perceived threats and because of her overall withdrawal from society.
The 37-year-old former singer for the Fugees previously pleaded guilty for failing to file tax returns from 2005 to 2007, a period when she earned $1.8m.
The Killing Me Softly singer stopped paying taxes ‘when she withdrew from society at large due to what she perceived as manipulation and very real threats to herself and her family
The hip-hop artist however, didn’t elaborate on the perceived threats.
Hill also has asked the court to consider other factors before her sentencing, including her contention that she can pay off her debt faster if she’s not imprisoned.