Nelly fans stream 'Hot in Herre' to help rapper pay off massive tax debt

Published: Wednesday, September 14, 2016 @ 4:03 AM
Updated: Wednesday, September 14, 2016 @ 4:03 AM

Nelly fans are partying like it's 2002 to give him a financial boost after reports circulated that he is facing a massive tax debt.

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According to the St. Louis Business Journal, the IRS recently filed a $2.4 million tax lien against the "Hot in Herre" rapper in St. Charles County, Missouri. Nelly, born Cornell Haynes Jr., also reportedly owes Missouri nearly $150,000 and faces a more than $51,000 tax lien from California.

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After Spin magazine reported that fans would need to stream "Hot in Herre" on Spotify at least 287,176,547 times to foot the bill, fans flocked to the streaming site. Meanwhile, the hashtags #HotinHerreStreamingParty and #SaveNelly exploded on Twitter. 

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Fairborn coffee shop abruptly closes, announces new location in Huber Heights

Published: Monday, July 16, 2018 @ 3:30 PM

Grind House Coffee to open its first shop inside Meijer store

Grind House Coffee and Tea Company in Fairborn had a ribbon cutting at its grand opening in late April, but now, only three months later, the coffee shop has suddenly closed.

After days of being “temporarily closed,” Grind House posted to Facebook this afternoon that the Fairborn location will be closing for good, while a new Huber Heights location is in the works. 

>>Grind House Coffee and Tea Company opening day

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Exact reasons for the abrupt closure are still unknown, but we have left messages for Grind House’s president and CEO, Bill Miller Jr. We’ll update the story as we learn the latest details.

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“I will be giving an official statement on the closing of our Fairborn location and the Grand Opening date of our HUBER HEIGHTS location tomorrow morning at 8am,” read a Facebook statement from Miller. 

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Grind House Coffee began as an online retailer only. The brand’s first physical retail shop opened this spring at 313 W. Main St. in Fairborn. 

"As far as I can remember, everyone in my family has had a passion for coffee, From my Great Grandfather to my Daughter, the passion for coffee has spanned over 100 years,” according to the Grind House website

Miller, who grew up in Dayton and who now lives in Franklin, founded Grind House Coffee & Tea in November 2015. The company’s roasting and packing facility is located in Fairfield.

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‘Real Housewives’ star Luann de Lesseps arrested for battery on a cop, disorderly intoxication 

Published: Sunday, December 24, 2017 @ 10:31 AM

WATCH: ‘Real Housewives’ Star Arrested for Battery on a Cop

UPDATE, Dec. 25: 

Luann de Lesseps, 52 and a star of “The Real Housewives of New York City,”  will be released without bond from Palm Beach County Jail, a judge ruled Sunday.

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De Lesseps slammed a door and kicked at least one police officer, said an assistant state’s attorney.

“I’m going to kill you all,” the state’s attorney said De Lesseps told people prior to her arrest.

De Lesseps, who has no prior offenses, will be allowed to go back to New York, Judge Ted Booras ruled.

Booras, acknowledging De Lesseps’ celebrity, said she should hire a criminal defense attorney from Palm Beach, Florida, instead of ignoring the charges.

“I don’t think it would be that hard to find you,” he said.

De Lesseps was advised by Booras not to incriminate herself and respond to him when he said she might have a drinking problem.

“Don’t say anything,” he told the reality star.

ORIGINAL STORY, Dec. 24: 

Luann de Lesseps, a Real Housewives of New York City reality starwas arrested by Palm Beach police Sunday morning.

The 52-year-old was arrested on charges of battery on an officer, disorderly intoxication, resisting arrest with violence and crimes against a person.

She was taken to Palm Beach County Jail at 1:25 a.m.

Luann de Lesseps of "The Real Housewives of New York" was arrested by Palm Beach, Florida, police Dec. 24.(Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office)

De Lesseps is a former wife of Count Alexandre de Lesseps and retained the French royal title after their 2009 divorce until her remarriage in 2016. She was married to Tom D’Agostino Jr. until earlier this year.

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‘Real Housewives’ star Luann de Lesseps heading to rehab after arrest

Published: Friday, December 29, 2017 @ 4:03 PM

WATCH: ‘Real Housewives’ Star Arrested for Battery on a Cop


“The Real Housewives of New York” star  Luann de Lesseps is heading to rehab after after her arrest in Palm Beach, Florida, last weekend.

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De Lesseps, 52, announced on Twitter Friday afternoon that’s she’s voluntarily checking into an alcohol treatment center.

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In an apology, de Lesseps told her followers she was embarrassed by what occurred. Police said de Lesseps was drunk when she slammed a door in the face of an officer and told other officers she was going to kill them.

De Lesseps apologized a day after her arrest on her Twitter account and said it was her first time on the island since her wedding with Tom D’Agostino Jr. at The Brazilian Court Hotel last New Year’s Eve.

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During her first appearance at Palm Beach County Jail on Sunday, Judge Ted Booras told de Lesseps to stop drinking because she might have a problem.

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Bruce Willis says ‘Die Hard’ isn’t a Christmas movie

Published: Monday, July 16, 2018 @ 11:11 AM

LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 14:  Bruce Willis speaks onstage during the Comedy Central Roast of Bruce Willis at Hollywood Palladium on July 14, 2018 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 14: Bruce Willis speaks onstage during the Comedy Central Roast of Bruce Willis at Hollywood Palladium on July 14, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)(Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Despite an ongoing debate among fans, Bruce Willis says “Die Hard” is not a Christmas movie.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Willis made the declaration at the end of “The Comedy Central Roast of Bruce Willis,” in which comedians and past co-stars -- and his ex-wife, Demi Moore --  joked about the 63-year-old. Dennis Rodman was also at the roast, but his jokes reportedly bombed.

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“’Die Hard’ is not a Christmas movie!” Willis said to close the roast, Variety reported. “It’s a (expletive) Bruce Willis movie!”

THR reported that Willis replied “We’ll see,” when he was asked about how some fans may receive the declaration.

Related: ‘Die Hard’ is a Christmas movie, screenwriter says

The 1988 action movie takes place on Christmas Eve, which has led many fans to claim the movie is a Christmas film. In 2017, one of the film’s screenwriters, Steven E. de Souza, appeared to suggest that “Die Hard” is a Christmas film. He responded in part on Twitter to a debate about the film with, “#DieHardIsAChristmasMovie.”

Willis’ Comedy Central roast airs on Comedy Central July 29 at 10 p.m.

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