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Report: Lauryn Hill stepped out of the spotlight after receiving threats

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Singer Lauryn Hill stepped away from her music career and "withdrew from society at large" after receiving "very real threats to herself and her family," according to court documents.

The former Fugees star is currently awaiting sentence after pleading guilty to charges of failing to file her tax returns between 2005 and 2007, and she has lodged legal papers in a New Jersey court asking for leniency due to extenuating circumstances.

Bing: Hill pleads guilty to tax evasion

In the documents, Hill reveals she stopped paying her taxes and became a recluse after allegedly receiving threats to herself and her family.

The papers, obtained by TMZ.com, state "she (Hill) withdrew from society at large due to what she perceived as manipulation and very real threats to herself and her family."

Hill is accused of owing more than $1.6 million and faces three years in prison when a judge announces her sentence on April 22, but she has asked for probation instead of jail time so can work towards paying off her debts more quickly.

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Apr 22, 2013 6:20PM
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Big up StevieSteve,

The races are the very one calling her racist. It was racist that wanted to change who she was and control the art that she crafted.

Apr 22, 2013 6:18PM
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Do your thing Lauryn, you're not the only one who messed up with their finances. The very people calling  you racist are the most racist, cause they have no compassion for anyone. You must be the **** cause they went out of their way to dog on online....lol!
Apr 22, 2013 6:14PM
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Well most artist and free thinkers were ridiculed for their thoughts, ideas and art. Art is and can be abstract, so it doesn't have to make sense to you. Did you ask her what were her reasons for the video? And these artist don't merge together, the crap we listen today is merging together. Can I say Beyoncé, Lil Wayne, 2 Chains, Rick Ross, talk about mindless music.
Apr 20, 2013 6:19PM
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you people are mean, and you suck.
Apr 20, 2013 12:41PM
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Someone(Welt708) is right I made a mistake and was talking about Badu and not Lauryn Hill,didn't realize it till afterwards,,goes to show how all these strange,creepy women merge together after awhile.

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