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Ready Or Not -Lauryn Hill Avoids Jail Time -Temporarily

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As it turns out, it wasn’t Lauryn Hill’s final hour after all. The singer was set to be sentenced earlier this week for failing to pay back taxes but her sentencing has been postponed for two weeks in order to make restitution.

Hill was initially charged with failing to file three years’ worth of tax returns. She eventually pleaded guilty to charges of tax evasion for failing to file tax returns for the years 2005, 2006 and 2007.

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The plea agreement meant that Hill would avoid the publicity of a trial, something that was clearly important to her. She had, immediately after the original charges were filed, posted a lengthy public response on Tumblr, saying that she had gone “underground” in order to live without “being manipulated and controlled by a media protected military industrial complex with a completely different agenda.”.. Read More

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