Ex-'American Idol' Champ Ruben Studdard in Financial Trouble

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Ruben Studdard, the season two "American Idol" winner, faces state and federal property liens after allegedly not paying close to $200,000 in taxes, BlackVoices.com reported.

Studdard, who married Surata Zuri McCants on June 28 and is without a current record deal, owes $21,730 in state income taxes, and $171,920 in unpaid income taxes to the federal government, according to the report. The story cites a lien filed in Jefferson County Circuit Court.

A majority of the unpaid taxes are from 2003 — the same year Studdard won "American Idol."

The state liens were filed July 25, and the federal ones were filed in May.

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