Posts tagged "bankruptcy"

This Man’s Life Savings Is In The Form Of Beanie Babies

We all though about it at one point or another. Okay, I did. Surely, Beanie Babies will be worth millions someday! Don’t you dare cut off that heart-shaped Ty tag! You could sell Patti the Platypus on eBay for probably thousands of dollars by 2010. Unfortunately, such days have yet to come. Despite thi…
By: Mary Odell / August 11, 2013

Rapper Young Buck Might Have To Sell His Name

Bankruptcy  -- it's a bitch. For rapper Young Buck, his financial woes might force him to sell the rights to his rap name. How weird is that? It seems the former G-Unit rapper ran into a bunch of financial problems, and is now in a state of liquidation bankruptcy. As a condition of the bankruptcy,…
By: Julie Gerstein / December 27, 2011

TLC’s T-Boz & Other Celebs Who Blew Their Fortunes

Say it ain't so! TLC member T-Boz, one of the ladies who just a few years ago sang about wanting "No Scrubs," filed for bankruptcy today. T-Boz -- real name Tionne Watkins -- owes more than $768,000 to creditors, most of which is related to her $1.2 million home. Ms. Boz does have money coming…
By: Julie Gerstein / November 28, 2011

Lady Gaga Had 5 Hits In 2009, But Was Still Broke

2009 was the year of Lady Gaga. Most of us probably assumed that she was rolling in dough when she embarked on her Monster Ball tour, but apparently, she was totally broke. "I actually went bankrupt after the first extension of The Monster Ball," Gaga said. "And it was funny because I didn't know!
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / June 1, 2011

Mexican Airline Stewardesses Pose In Calendar To Save Bankrupt Airline

Enough with the sexy calendars already! After Mexicana Airlines filed for bankruptcy this summer, air hostesses photographed themselves in a 2011 "sexy stewardesses" calendar to save their airline. They paid $8,000 out of their own pockets to create the $12 calendar, which is on its second printing. Last time I checked, keeping an airline afloat…
By: Jessica Wakeman / December 4, 2010

Is The End Of Crocs Near?

Fashionistas, prepare to rejoice. It may soon be to time to celebrate the death of your loathed Crocs. It seems that after selling more than 100 million pairs since 2002, the company is facing mega losses and is on the verge of going broke. In the last fiscal year, the company lost $185.1 million,…
By: Justine Fields / July 16, 2009

A Bride Without A Dress Is Like A Desert Without Sand

A bridal store in Charlotte, NC, went bankrupt and left a bunch of brides without wedding dresses, some just weeks away from getting married. I laughed a little bit because some of the women in the video are crying, but then I thought about how frustrating that would be -- not only did…
By: Catherine Strawn / June 12, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: Box Office Results, The Sharper Image, And Marrying Men

Thanks to millions of stupid, sentimental women (including me!) the movie whose name we are no longer saying beat Indiana Jones at the box office. [I saw Indiana Jones as well, and it sucked even harder than the movie whose name we are no longer speaking. -- Editor] [WSJ]…
By: Catherine Strawn / June 2, 2008