Lauryn Hill recently made a return to music but the former Fugees star is now facing three years in prison. According to TMZ, Hill admitted in court that she intentionally failed to file several tax returns in the past decade which can lead to jail time and $75,000 in fines.
The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill songstress pled guilty Friday (June 29) to three counts of failure to file tax returns for the years of 2005, 2006 and 2007, during which time she earned more than $1.8 million. When the judge asked Hill if she “intentionally and willingly” failed to file the returns, which is considered a federal crime, she replied, “Yes.”
Hill was released on $150,000 bail. Her sentencing hearing is set for November.