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'The Wire' Actor Richard Burton Faces Foreclosure Over Unpaid Water Bill

Actor and singer Richard Burton, who played a gangster in HBO's "The Wire," might get hosed for not paying a water bill. Burton, a Baltimore resident, refused to pay a $1,037.42 water bill because he thought it was higher than it should have been, the actor told ABC News. Baltimore officials filed a lien against his... Continue Reading »

Celebrity Foreclosure Nightmares: Common's Chicago Home in Jeopardy and More

Rapper Common has been facing some foreclosure trouble with his apartment in Chicago. Bank of America filed legal documents saying that the rapper-turned-actor stopped making monthly mortgage payments in March. The suit claimed that Common and his manager, Derek Dudley, who co-owns the property, owed $345,389.52. Since... Continue Reading »

Comedian Chris Tucker Facing Foreclosure on Florida Manse

MONTVERDE, Fla. -- Court records show comedian Chris Tucker is facing foreclosure on his multimillion-dollar mansion in central Florida. Records show SunTrust Bank filed papers against the California resident with Lake County courts earlier this week. According to documents, Tucker bought the 10,000-square-foot lakefront... Continue Reading »

Biggest Loser: Celebrity Home Edition

The "Great Recession" has been anything but great for most peoples' bottom line. According to the National Bankruptcy Research Center, over 1.5 million people have declared bankruptcy in 2010, while RealtyTrac reports that 1.05 million homes went into foreclosure the same year. Both of these rates are record high... Continue Reading »

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