Former Cosby Show star Keshia Pulliam made a dramatic exit on Big Brother Monday night after she summoned her castmates to vote her off so she can get back to her one-year-old daughter. But RadarOnline.com can exclusively reveal the real reason she went on the show in the first place — she's is in a ton of debt!
According to Georgia court documents obtained by Radar, the former child star has two open liens she has not yet been able to pay since 2010.
In 2010, Pullium owed only $2,000 in taxes but has yet to pay the the amount due. A year ago, in 2016, Pulliam owed $94,000 to the Georgia Department of Revenue. She had an initial tax fee of $51,469, but accrued almost $22,000 in interest for failure to pay.
"She has about eight years to pay a lien or consequences will ensue," a Fayette County Clerk told Radar.
Celebrity Big Brother has been rumored to pay their contestants big money to come on the show. According to reports, salaries range from $100,000 to a whopping $1,000,000.
Pulliam, 38, broke down on Monday — pleading and begging her fellow contestants to send her home — because she missed her little girl. She was left on the chopping block with Omarosa Minigault, but insisted she should be the one to leave so she could get back to her daughter, Ella Grace Hartwell.
"I've fought very hard in this game and I really wanted to compete," Pulliam admitted on the show. "But the truth of the matter is, my breast milk has continued to deplete since I've been here."
Pulliam was the second contestant booted off the show on Day 13. Mixed martial arts artist, Chuck Liddell was the first to get eliminated.
Pulliam was also a contestant on The Celebrity Apprentice in 2015. She was the first contestant to be eliminated after being the losing project manager for her team.
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