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1. Misa Hylton-Brim & (Diddy)

Misa Hylton-Brim & (Diddy)

Misa Hylton-Brim is trying to save her home in New York City from foreclosure and she is asking Diddy for help. She is the mother of his first child. So far, he is refusing.

2. DMX


DMX has a home in Arizona that the bank has been trying to seal the deal on closing the foreclosure but hasn’t been able to. He is currently on tour.

3. Stephon Marbury

Stephon Marbury

Stephon Marbury’s New York City condo is in jeopardy of foreclosure. He is overseas playing basketball, but his mortgage hasn’t been paid in three years.

4. Wyclef Jean

Wyclef Jean

Wyclef Jean’s Florida home was placed into foreclosure for failure to keep up with payments. In 2010, it was reported he owed more than 2.1 million dollars to the IRS for unpaid taxes for 2006, 2007 and 2008. To settle the debt, the IRS placed a nice little lien on his home.

5. Xzibit


Rapper & host of Pimp My Ride, Xzibit, was unable to cover his mortgage loan and losing it seemed inevitable. He was allowed to list his $1.2 million home as a short sale for $700k to avoid foreclosure.

6. Allen Iverson

Allen Iverson

Allen Iverson lost his Atlanta mansion last year. He allegedly defaulted on a $1.2 million mortgage which sent the $4.5 million home into foreclosure. The bank purchased it for $2.5 million.

7. JaMarcus Russell

JaMarcus Russell

NFL player JaMarcus Russell bought a 5,800-square foot house before he even signed his massive Oakland Raiders contract in 2007. Released two years later, Russell has struggled to find placement on another team. He defaulted on roughly $195,500 in mortgage payments and his home ultimately fetched 40% less than he paid for it.

8. Nadya “Octomom” Suleman

Nadya “Octomom” Suleman

Nadya “Octomom” Suleman’s dreams to become a rich & famous reality TV personality never materialized. The foreclosure process on her 2,445-square-foot house was finalized in June, with the bank repossessing the property in an auction that produced no bids.

9. Gary Dourdan

Gary Dourdan

Gary Dourdan is actually suing the bank after they foreclosed on his California home. (PR Photos)

10. Evander Holyfield

Evander Holyfield

Evander Holyfield’s 109-room mansion went into foreclosure earlier this year. (PR Photos)

11. Nicholas Cage

Nicholas Cage

Nicholas Cage is behind $5.5 million in mortgage payments for his home in New Orleans. (PR Photos)

12. O.J. Simpson

O.J. Simpson

O.J. Simpson’s Kendall home has just gone into foreclosure. He is currently serving 33 yrs in a Nevada prison.

13. R. Kelly

R. Kelly

R.Kelly faced a $2.9 million foreclosure suit on his Chicago mansion in July 2011 after not making payments for a year.

14. Rihanna


Rihanna is suspected to have foreclosed on her Beverly Hills home worth $6.9 million. (PR Photos)

15. Kristen Bell

Kristen Bell

Kristen Bell’s Hollywood home was foreclosed and auctioned off last month after the actress simply abandoned it. (PR Photos)

16. Terrell Owens

Terrell Owens

Terrell Owens has been facing on-going foreclosure attempts for his Sunny Isles Beach condo for a minute. (PR Photos)

17. Jose Canseco

Jose Canseco

Jose Canseco’s $2.5 million home in suburban Encino went into foreclosure after he stopped making payments back in 2009.

18. Chamillionaire


Chamillionaire’s Houston mansion went into foreclosure after he decided to stop making payments, citing he was never home.

19. Marshall Faulk

Marshall Faulk

The IRS put a $105,885 lien on the condo of Hall of Famer Marshall Faulk stemming from last year’s unpaid taxes. (PR)

20. Fantasia


Fantasia dumped her mansion for $500k less than she paid for it after nearly losing it to foreclosure. (PR Photos)

21. Toni Braxton

Toni Braxton

Toni Braxton has faced foreclosure on two homes, one in Nevada and one in Georgia. (PR Photos)

22. Chris Tucker

Chris Tucker

Chris Tucker still owes $4.4M on his 10,000-square-foot waterfront mansion in Florida according to foreclosure papers.

23. 15. Rapper Common is behind over $340k on his Chicago Apartment. (PR)

15. Rapper Common is behind over $340k on his Chicago Apartment. (PR)