Singer Mary J. Blige has been hit with a $3.4 million tax lien from the Internal Revenue Service for unpaid taxes from 2009 to 2011.
The nine-time Grammy-winning singer, songwriter, record producer and actress, and her husband Martin Isaacs, owe $574,907 for 2009, $2,203,743 for 2010 and $647,604 for 2011, according to TMZ and the Associated Press.
The federal tax lien comes in addition to a tax lien of $901,769 from the State of New Jersey earlier this year. Blige, 42, has been facing a series of financial difficulties lately, including lawsuits for allegedly defaulting on bank loans to both herself and her charity, the Mary J. Blige and Steve Stoute Foundation for the Advancement of Women Now.
Her representative told TMZ and the AP that she is working with her new team to resolve all of the issues as soon as possible.
Blige is known as the Queen of Hip-Hop. In addition to her music career, she has also pursued acting, appearing in the movies “Rock of Ages” and “I Can Do Bad All By Myself.”