HAS SHE BEEN “TARGETED?”
by Chloe Anagnos, Tax Revolution Institute, ©2016
In addition to her work on the reality show, she launched her Home Shopping Network channel clothing line, The NeNe Leakes Collection, appeared for seven weeks on ABC’s hit Dancing With The Stars, and made a Broadway debut in Cinderella.
She is known for her larger-than-life personality and for flashing her wealth. Evidently, the Internal Revenue Service has been paying attention and, in return, has slapped her with a $830,000 tax lien.
Leakes isn’t the first celebrity to run into trouble with the IRS this year. Earlier this month, TMZ reported that Australian rapper Iggy Azalea owed a tax lien of more than $500,000 combined from the 2014 and 2015 financial year. She spoke openly about her money troubles on social media using the hashtag #IggyNovela.
Leakes did the same and had a little fun with it. Posing on Instagram with her expensive Chanel handbag, Leakes asked her fans to borrow $20 to pay a bill.
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