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As you may have heard by now, Lauryn Hill was sentences to three months in prison for tax evasion. Despite the bad news, she has written a thank you letter to those who supported her during the ordeal, specifically individuals (including Stevie Wonder and Alicia Keys) who wrote letters to the judge in her favor. You can check out the letter on the next page.

In related news, as a result of her judgement, Lauryn Hill has taken to blaming slavery for the outcome, which has cause the judge to order her to undergo counseling (from IB Times):

During her trial, Hill was ordered by the judge in Newark, New Jersey to undergo counselling because of her conspiracy theories – including that artists are being oppressed by a plot involving the military and media.

Hill claimed she is still forced to live under the pernicious economic hierarchy imposed by the slave trade.

She told the court: “I am a child of former slaves who had a system imposed on them. I had an economic system imposed on me.”

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