Lauryn Hill is trying to be positive about her incarceration.
The 38-year-old singer is serving three months in the minimum security Federal Correctional Institution of Danbury in Connecticut after being found guilty of tax evasion and Lauryn says she has been treated well and has met some good people in prison.
Lauryn Hill has begun her three month prison sentence for tax evasion.
The 'Doo Wop (That Thing)' singer was sentenced in May this year for failing to pay tax on $1.8 million of her earnings between 2005 and 2007. Her sentence also took into account income and tax losses for 2008 and 2009, taking the total to approximately $2.3 million.
Lauryn Hill has been jailed for three months for tax evasion.
The 37-year-old former Fugees singer was told by a court in Newark, New Jersey that she will also have to spend three months on house arrest and nine months of supervised release, despite her attorney claiming during the hearing yesterday (06.05.13) that she had managed to repay more than $970,000 of her debt.