Chris Tucker Mocks His Financial Troubles in Comedy Act

Chris Tucker IRS Problems
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10/14/2011 10:00AM

For some people, owing $11 million in back taxes to the IRS and facing foreclosure may be no laughing matter, but Chris Tucker is not one of them.

In a stand-up performance in Miami recently, the Rush Hour star, 39, cracked a few jokes about his financial struggles.

"That's the last time I let Wesley Snipes help me out with my taxes," Tucker quipped, according to the Miami New Times, referring to the actor whose failure to file returns landed him a three-year prison sentence.

Tucker even used his interactions with bill collectors as fodder for his act.





"They calling you acting like you owe them the money personally!" he said, according to the paper. "I don't owe you s---! This is between me and the company!"

Tucker is also quoted as making a crack about being so bad with money that he bought two houses next to each other and then had to ask neighbors to borrow a cup of sugar.

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