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Xzibit Owes Nearly a Million Dollars in Taxes

Sad news for people who like image macros: Xzibit, the man who won hearts everywhere on MTV’s Pimp My Ride when he heard you like X so he put X in your Y so you could f(X) while you f(X), reportedly owes more than $959,523 in federal taxes.

He’s already filed for bankruptcy twice, but the IRS dismissed both of those filings.

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The bankruptcy filing provides rare insight into the volatile fortunes of an entertainer. In 2007, he earned $497,175 starring in “Pimp My Ride.” But after the show was canceled, his income plummeted to $67,510 in 2008, according to court records.

Also, this is surprising: Even while he was hosting Pimp My Ride, he didn’t actually own a car, but rather leased a Range Rover for $2,230 a month.

(Detroit News via Jalopnik)

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