All doesn’t seem well in Mel B’s seven-year marriage to producer Stephen Belafonte. On Sunday, rumors began percolating when the former Spice Girl appeared on the UK’s The X Factor finale with bruises on her face and arms, sans wedding ring. She had missed the semi-finals the night before due to “an undisclosed illness.” Belafonte took to Twitter to defend himself, calling the allegations of domestic abuse “disgusting.” The following day The Sun reported that he moved out of their London home.
Lil’ Kim could end up in big trouble if she doesn’t pay her six-figure debt to the IRS. Documents obtained by Life & Style show that the rapper owes $126,725.12 in back taxes to the federal government. On Sept. 22, the IRS slapped Lil’ Kim with a federal tax lien, claiming the rapper failed to pay taxes in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013.
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We have a winner on The Voice: He’s Craig Wayne Boyd, the country rocker from Blake Shelton’s team. The single dad from Nashville was up against three finalists from Adam Levine’s team. Boyd told reporters that pursuing his dream was hard: “I remember more than a year ago … saying, ‘Listen, I may have to quit because it’s not paying my bills. I’m losing my house, lost my pickup.’ I didn’t know what I was going to do.”
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Live TV is risky. Sharon Osbourne found that out the hard way on Tuesday. The 62-year-old was chatting away with her co-stars and noticed her implant was loose, and yelled, “Oh s***! My tooth is falling off!” And there it went.
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Actor Randy Quaid and his wife Evgenia are suing John Kerry and the State Department to recover passports that the government revoked three years ago. The State Department said it takes U.S. passports for reasons including issuance of a felony arrest warrant, fraud, failure to pay child support or a criminal court order barring departure from the country. Randy Quaid said the revocation involved an issue over “an insurance policy that we did not take out,” but declined to discuss it further.