Mary J. Blige Faces Tax Lien on New Jersey Mansion


Mary J. Blige Faces Tax Lien on New Jersey Mansion

by James F. McDonough, Jr. on February 21, 2013

Grammy winner and R&B artist Mary J. Blige is facing a host of financial issues that recently culminated in a $900,000 tax lien being placed on her home.

The state of New Jersey imposed the lien on Blige's 18,250-square-foot mansion in Saddle River after Blige violated tax law by failing to pay back taxes. She bought the home with her husband in 2008 for the price of $12.5 million, and quickly ran into financial issues trying to make the annual $100,000 property tax payments. The French country-style home features an indoor movie theater, fitness center, gourmet kitchen and eight bedrooms, according to AOL Real Estate. The lien is not the only issue the top-selling artist is facing.

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