News

Fugees’ Lauryn Hill checks into prison

Fugees’ Lauryn Hill checks into prison

Lauryn Hill has checked into prison to begin a three-month sentence for tax evasion. Photo: WENN

Lauryn HillĀ has checked into prison to begin a three-month sentence for tax evasion.

The former Fugees singer pleaded guilty to three charges of failing to file her tax returns between 2005 and 2007 last year and on Monday the singer was booked at the Federal Correctional Institution in Danbury, Connecticut, where she will serve out her punishment, according to TMZ.

After completing her stint behind bars, the star will spend a further three months under house arrest and nine months on supervised release.

Meanwhile, the Grammy winner has already taken steps to rectify her financial problems – earlier this year she paid off more than $900,000 in back taxes to settle her debts.

Latest Headlines

in Entertainment, Sports

Was ‘Concussion’ altered to avoid angering the NFL?

10-overlay1

Hacked Sony emails appear to show that the m arketing plans for the movie were positioned to focus on the story of a whistle-blower, rather than a condemnation of the sport.

in Viral Videos

How to make work better

21-overlay3

Some of these tips are actually helpful ... but mostly they're just hilarious.

in Music

Travis Barker pens memoir

travisbarker

The Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker is writing his life story and he has plenty of material to cover.

in Sports

Deflategate decision expected by Friday

tombrady

Judge Richard Berman will soon issue his ruling on whether New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady must serve a four-game suspension.

in Sports

CBS bringing limited live NFL games to mobile devices

nfl

CBS Sports said it will allow viewers to live stream two regular season games, expanding its services to the fast-growing Internet viewer base.