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    Lauryn Hill Going To The Pokey

    Good riddance. Is there anything in her life that she hasn't blamed racism for?


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    Re: Lauryn Hill Going To The Pokey

    Well, if she doesn't like the economic system "imposed" on her, she could always emigrate to a different country...


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    Re: Lauryn Hill Going To The Pokey

    It is good to see that once she is out of prison she will go back to being the "cash cow" for Sony.



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    Re: Lauryn Hill Going To The Pokey

    Seems like she could have crossed her legs occasionally, producing fewer than six children, along with paying even a modest amount of attention to the responsibilities that go along with having a large income. But it's so much easier to blame society when people don't have the balls to accept their own choices.


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    Re: Lauryn Hill Going To The Pokey

    She forgot to do that thing, that thing, that thiiiinnggg. That thing being paying taxes of course.



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    Re: Lauryn Hill Going To The Pokey

    Quote Originally Posted by jbhtexas View Post
    Well, if she doesn't like the economic system "imposed" on her, she could always emigrate to a different country...
    Preferably one with no racism or discrimination at all. I'm sure that won't be an issue to find.



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    Re: Lauryn Hill Going To The Pokey

    WOW, Compared her time in the music business to slavery? I can't think of too many slaves that were making enough money to owe the government $1 million in taxes or living the lifestyle she lived. That's one of the most thoughtless, self centered quotes I've read in a while.



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    Re: Lauryn Hill Going To The Pokey

    Shoulda turned her lights down low, maybe they wouldn't have found her.



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    Re: Lauryn Hill Going To The Pokey

    Quote Originally Posted by Stewo View Post
    Oops.



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    Re: Lauryn Hill Going To The Pokey

    Quote Originally Posted by Clonefan94 View Post
    WOW, Compared her time in the music business to slavery? I can't think of too many slaves that were making enough money to owe the government $1 million in taxes or living the lifestyle she lived. That's one of the most thoughtless, self centered quotes I've read in a while.
    She's not the first artist to make that comparison:



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    Re: Lauryn Hill Going To The Pokey

    Quote Originally Posted by VeloClone View Post
    She's not the first artist to make that comparison:

    beat me to it


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    Re: Lauryn Hill Going To The Pokey

    Quote Originally Posted by Clonefan94 View Post
    WOW, Compared her time in the music business to slavery? I can't think of too many slaves that were making enough money to owe the government $1 million in taxes or living the lifestyle she lived. That's one of the most thoughtless, self centered quotes I've read in a while.

    yeah I imagine that made her ancestors roll over in their graves. Completely classless and narcissistic.



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    Re: Lauryn Hill Going To The Pokey

    You guys are just strumming her pain with your fingers. It's HARD being rich and remembering to pay taxes.


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    Re: Lauryn Hill Going To The Pokey

    Quote Originally Posted by Angie View Post
    You guys are just strumming her pain with your fingers. It's HARD being rich and remembering to pay taxes.
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