Uncle Sam’s Spanish cousin is out with a vengeance, and cue up the Whoopi Goldberg “You in danger, girl” GIF for Shakira! Cristiano Ronaldo pled guilty today in Spanish court to tax fraud. He agreed to pony up nearly $22 million in fees and serve a two-year suspended jail sentence (aka no time behind bars). I’m mainly just here for the photos that look like only Crispy’s girlfriend, Georgina Rodriguez, realized they were there for a sentencing and not Madrid Fashion Week. Continue reading
We all need to say a little prayer for legendary singer Dionne Warwick in hopes they don’t lock her ass up since she’s about to battle the IRS in court next year. But I’m sure she can handle whatever those hussies throw at her because this fight has been ongoing for quite some time.
Shakira has learned the hard way that Wherever, Whenever you are, the Tax Man will catch up to you, squeeze you upside-down in his death grip, and shake every last penny out of your turned out pockets if you try to fuck with them. The Spanish Tax Authority has Shakira over a barrel and says she owes them over $16.3 million in back taxes after investigating her for over a year. I’d be ecstatic to have to pay $16.3 million in taxes if it meant that I made a bazillion taxable dollars. I’m just going to sit on that for a moment and curse my life choices as I finish cutting grocery coupons and crying over my Costco brand coffee.
We have news on where China’s highest-paid actress, Fan Bingbing, has been hiding out the last few months. And, mama, it’s something.
Fan Bingbing is facing over $100 million in fines and backtax payments from the Chinese government for pulling a scheme to avoid paying taxes on her very fat paychecks. Fan had previously been missing from public life and her social media accounts for quite some time, and it was rumored she was banned from acting. Well, now we know where Fan was the entire time and it wasn’t the Chateau Marmont. Continue reading
Let’s play Where In The World Is Fan Bingbing? Because apparently that girl is MIA.
Fan Bingbing, who is China’s highest-paid actress, is reportedly being investigated for a classic case of tax evasion and had been banned from acting for three years. She was alleged to be using “Yin and Yang” contracts where one of her contracts would get reported to the tax department and the other, fatter contract would remain in her bank account. Her social media activity pretty much stopped and she hadn’t been seen in public since early July… and she still hasn’t. Continue reading
Variety is reporting that a Hong Kong news outlet says that Fan Bingbing, the highest-paid actress in China, has been banned from acting for three years while she’s being investigated for some good-old-fashioned tax evasion. Fan is joining the ranks of superstar celebrities like, The Situation, DMX, Kunty Karl Lagerfeld and Cristiano Ronaldo who all thought that they got the government and then got got by the government.