R. Kelly IRS Tab Now At $6 Million
By Chuck Sudo in Arts & Entertainment on Sep 11, 2012 7:20PM
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The IRS continues to add to the bill owed them by New Jack Swing pioneer and noted water sports enthusiast R. Kelly. TMZ reports that Kells owes the IRS $1,379,695.11 in unpaid taxes in 2011. That’s in addition to the $4.8 million tax lien already served to him by the taxman.
Kelly has had some serious financial difficulties in recent years. In addition to the tax lien, he found himself trapped in a foreclosure suit on his Olympia Fields “chocolate factory.” That home went on the market as a short sale last December.
A rep for Kelly told TMZ that the Pied Piper understands the gravity of his situation, but he isn’t quite ready to tell the IRS “Get this money.” Maybe Kells is too busy filming all those new episodes of Trapped in the Closet so that he can pay his bills.