Lauryn Hill Ordered by the Court to Undergo “Counseling” Due to her “Conspiracy Theories”

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The name of Lauryn Hill’s breakout album was The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill but it now appears that the powers that be would like her to record a new album called The Re-Education of Lauryn Hill. After appearing in court for tax evasion, Hill was sentenced to three months in jail PLUS she must attend “counseling” due to her “conspiracy theories”.

According to the IBTimes, Hill told the court: “I am a child of former slaves who had a system imposed on them. I had an economic system imposed on me.” Furthermore, Hill also believes that artists are being oppressed by (what the article calls) “a plot involving the military and media”. Because of these statements, Hill was ordered to undergo “counseling”, which is a way of saying that she is mentally ill and that she needs some sort of re-programming session regain “sanity”.

In 2012, Hill published a thoughtful letter describing the corruption, the oppression and the control of the music industry and her desire to escape it.  In one part of the letter, Lauryn states

“It was this schism and the hypocrisy, violence and social cannibalism it enabled, that I wanted and needed to be freed from, not from art or music, but the suppression/repression and reduction of that art and music to a bottom line alone, without regard for anything else.  Over-commercialization and its resulting restrictions and limitations can be very damaging and distorting to the inherent nature of the individual.  I Love making art, I Love making music, these are as natural and necessary for me almost as breathing or talking.  To be denied the right to pursue it according to my ability, as well as be properly acknowledged and compensated for it, in an attempt to control, is manipulation directed at my most basic rights!  These forms of expression, along with others, effectively comprise my free speech!  Defending, preserving, and protecting these rights are critically important, especially in a paradigm where veiled racism, sexism, ageism, nepotism, and deliberate economic control are still blatant realities!!!”

(See my article entitled Lauryn Hill’s Tumblr Letter on the Music Business for the full letter).

Despite what mainstream media reports, Hill is not mumbling incoherent “conspiracy theories” but is rather speaking the truth. Her statements are a result of her first hand experience within the industry and her desire to not be part of its madness. Hill’s “theories” are simply an intelligent person’s clear analysis of a situation.

However, as American society turns into a real life version of the novel 1984, speaking the truth is increasingly considered to be a mental illness – one that needs to be treated and fixed. Does free speech still exist if saying the wrong words leads to a mandatory visit to a “mind doctor”?

I’ll just let Lauryn sing the final words:



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To all the a**holes who really believe she doesn't pay her taxes are plain examples of how the media has already tampered with your thinking span. Not because the MEDIA says she hasn't paid her taxes for whatever time mean it is true.She is a very powerful icon and you people need to realize that the media,music industry,some police officers,some judges in other words,most of the people in power are connected and their main goals are to destroy anybody who pushes for positivism. They know once we get a generation to think for themselves we would be able to see the REAL truth.So please don't believe everything you see on the media please and think for yourself!!!

This wicked system send Lauren Hill for counseling because it too obvious otherwise they would have send her to jail instead. Anyhow she is being send to counseling to make it seems as though she is crazy. Maybe with the medication that they would give her she might become crazy. They will keep at her because she refuse to bow. May the Most High God, God above all other gods. Trap these evil doers and bring them down from their seat and exalt the humble and meek. This I ask in you precious name. Amen !

People with critical thinking skills and active minds understand that unscrupulous parties want to control a $16+TRILLION economy and all the accompanying wealth and power. People with lethargic, inactive minds sluggishly believe anything they are told and refuse to accept the possibility of conspiracies because their minds are weak and unexercised. THEY will tend to be in the lower half of the IQ scale. Those in the upper half of the IQ scale who refuse to acknowledge conspiracies are deliberately closing their minds to protect their economic and social standing. The definition of a "perfect Nazi" was: "An unquestioning, dutiful, expert TECHNICIAN. An Automaton trained to his task, who does not waver from his task." THAT is the reason for schooling in multiple disciplines, for "WELL ROUNDED" educations. The study of history and the Humanities/literature is denigrated by those who would enslave you …. to blind you to your slavery.

I 100% agree with her. I believe perhaps the 'way' she says these things to the public could be changed as you would have to really truly understand where she was coming from to get it without it sounding crazy. Unfortunately, a LOT of people do not understand at all/are not aware of what is happening out there. Hell, I don't know the half of it! But I do know that what she says is not crazy. She's a very intelligent and articulate woman who is brave enough to share her awareness with others. Only thing is, to many of those listening, it's as if she's speaking a different language. I say Lauryn, keep on preaching girl, you may need to dumb it down a little at first though.

So now artists who question authority, make provocative, intelligent lyrics and are concerned about the world are 'insane' and those who make songs about being promiscuous, getting drunk, 'partying hard' and get off by 'twerking' and acting like a sex maniac on stage are considered sane. Welcome to the 21st century folks! It looks like it's gunna be a fun one…

Dear Lauren, I`m sorry you have been put through these trying times as a sensitive intelligent creative artist. Traditionally the artist as a free thinker is the frontline, avantgarde expresser, the "canary in the coalmine" for others who are not as articulate, to reveal injustice and question, and demand answers of the powers that be, who, in their ivory towers, exist blissfully unaware of how their policies affect ordinary people, and what time it is. No amount of counselling will do other than tell you to put up and shut up, in the present situation. I request that as a successful respected woman in art, that you bring it as a teacher to those who feel the same way but haven`t put it together, either in your music and/or in writing and on a lecture tour. I am certain you speak for many of us, perhaps more than you may… Read more »

Now they wasn't us to turn for help the same system that caused the ills in the first place. Its like the men of the Tuskegee Experiment saying they don't trust the doctors and being sent for counseling to find out why.

LOVE LAURYN AND I WILL SUPPORT HER BY BEING TRUE TO MY'SELF' – I WILL GET OUT TOO

Its not about what you know, but who you tell it to.

This is the Messenger. I know that this is still America. I also know that the jews have kidnapped America. How is it that two thirds of all American Citizens have lost their sense of country and know that our basic human rights are being stolen from them each and every day. Jews, are the culprits. Jews run this country. God has given me much power over the coward jew and I intend to use it. No, Lauryn they do not comspire. They, the jews have no need to conspire. They have already stolen America, but you have my word, they will be giving it back real soon.

May God, in his wisdom and grace grant you the power to publish the truth. Lives are at stake here. Thelma Whitehorton, the Messenger of this world.

If you don't want to be a part of the music industry, don't be a part of the music industry. Make your music and perform it for free. Find some other means of making a living while you do it. When you sign a contract, you are bound by the terms of that contract. If you don't like it, don't sign it. If you make an income, the government wants part of that income to pay for schools, roads etc. etc. It's the same for everyone, no matter what colour you are.

Is she a conspiracy theorist? Even a man who is wrong most of the time can get it right some of the time.

She has a point; I am though concerned– not by her rebellion against the industry which she rightly ascertains is a pimping game — but the light and the hope gone from her face.

I think this site should do a review of Selena Gomez's song "Come and Get It". I genuinely want to know. Maybe they are all too far gone before the remorse kicks in? Though its never too late for salvation when you are still living right? .Men thinking about being "playas" and all that materialistic garbage they put out in the airwaves..god bless her,loved her when she came out.

WOW!!!! This song was EVERYTHING!!!!!

The truth shall set you free, indeed! Respect can be eternal for a legend, she crossed a dangerous line. I send positive karma to Lauren Hill, one love.

The Government has no right to CORRECT our tHinKing!!
Wtf!! When will the revolution begin?? Where are the protests to fight this oppression?? Wtf

Given that the trial judge has refused to comment on the counseling, and that Ms Hill has also not revealed the details either, and that this wasn't part of the public proceedings… I'm genuinely interested in the details. How did you guys find out, and what exactly is she being forced to do?

Sad to see all you intellectual neanderthales comment on what you don't know. This lady is so talented and exceptional, shame on you for hating on such a beautiful human being. Enjoy the bliss of your ignorance ánd your miseducation in silence will you?

Obama is the Antichrist and Hill is his agent. I'm the Messiah so i know. Obama drew 666 in lottery, which is the signal that he is the Antichrist.

You are stupid and ugly.

And you thought i'm Geir Smith the joke's on you lol:D

Hey, NotSmith…we know you are not Geir. Who are you trying to lie to?

Please listen to what on earth is happening podcast from the beginning and share.

Obviously she needs a better lawyer.

Leave Lauryn Hill alone!!!

Its all about money in "Sony's" land of milk and honey…

She has an opinion that some may not agree with, that may seem a bit extreme, but why is the court "ordering" her to seek therapy? Has she endangered herself? her neighbors? her countrymen? What's the imminent threat that would warrant such a need. Too silly. Let her speak freely. Let her go about her business. Relinquish the court order.

Words of a true artist, unlike what passes for it these days. I hope she gets back to creating music. Nothing wrong with what she said. Being an artist myself I can relate.

i dnt think shes crazy at all

No matter how clear and pellucid the truth is, the world won't buy it. Why? Simple! THE WORLD HATE THE TRUTH! Its never gonna change till the end of time. For crying out loud, Jesus said said so too, so what do y'all expect?

Stop whining and pay your taxes like the rest of us. If you don't like the music labels (and I don't either), don't use them. Find a company you do like, self-produce, or start your own company. But quit your bitching and serve your time for failing to pay your taxes.

These judges and the decisions they are rendering are frightening!!! And Lauryn have to understand she is not the only artist dealing with the realities of the system, they all are for the most part … just have to be strong and fight it … there is no other way.

I think it's very interesting how when a white person makes a comment referring to "our system" and "race issues" regardless how radical and offensive it may be, it's a form of Freedom of speech. But when another racial background person makes these comments, there is a huge problem with society. makes me wonder who the real evil ones are. The same was said of Bob Marley, now these young white kids love him, wear his t-shirts, he's a legend now, but back then he was a threat. So we know what happens when you are a threat to the social structure…..

there's nothing wrong with Lauryn Hill she's a trooper by all means their just trying to destroy her image and assassinate her character;however, she will be fine

the man want to control even ur thoughts

of course the artists are manipulated! but there are not they! in France also
have had our share of "conspiracy theory" I love lauren hill, and her husband also
a wonderful family! people who have a heart!
I support
a little french

She speaks the truth & who ever it is that thinks otherwise needs to have a reality check, those who don't like to hear the truth are the ones who are the biggest hypocrites in this blind world. Love & Prayers for you Lauryn, keep speaking what is in your heart, there is people out there that can relate to what you are talking about, never mind the blind ones, they have tunnel vision & can't see anything that is truthful & a need to change.

Who's the creepy looking guy behind her and to the left in the picture? He is looking at her like he wants to hurt her……very strange. Hope she's ok.

F**k this entire system. I see through the psychological manipulation blinders, and so does Lauryn.

Pay your dues to Sony and get out. After reading your letter above, it is CLEAR you are have a sound mind and seek to express it. There are many people who want to hear it. I'm sorry they are doing this to you. Counseling? Ridiculous. Did you pay taxes? Tax returns can be contorted and if you were audited (contorted) and proven that you owe, pay it. Get it over with and then find the place where you belong and sing about that.

I didn't hear conspiracies just her experiences. More strength, more power sistren.

THE MIS-UNDERSTANDING OF LAUREN HILL

SHE SOUNDS ABSOLUTELY COHERENT WITH AN iQ ABOVE MOST THE MASSES – WHICH IS TYPICALLY A RECIPE TO BE MUS-UNDERSTOOD ~

Boo hoo! You made millions of dollars and didn't pay your taxes? Way to be "the man"! she seems to be acting like that of which she says she hates, a spoiled old rich white man!!

She is right

WHERE IS FREEDOM OF SPEECH?

WHATEVER HAPPENED TO FREEDOM OF SPEECH?

She is exactly right!

IF SHE NEED CONSOL THEN SO DO THE REST OF BLACK AMERICA. WE ALL FEEL SET UP IN SOME WAYS.

Strong woman.

I love her.

" Hill was sentenced to three months in jail PLUS she must attend “counseling” due to her “conspiracy theories"
Who sentenced her? what is his/her name..just so the community will know what they have among them.

Keep strong Lauryn – USA is a police state – speak the truth and you are punished. Your words inspire.

I remember there was a point in time where, before her tax problems were exposed, the media painted Lauryn Hill as a psychologically disturbed person. It was rumored that she had been in an abusive relationship with her baby's father so she was "broken" in some way and that was supposed to be the real reason why she got out of the industry. I have heard this song before but I was thinking about the abuse she reportedly went through with her ex-husband and thought it was about him. But this article really opened my eyes to the real meaning of her lyrics. I have always held her in high regard and her song "That Thing" was undeniable in promoting self-esteem among the urban youth. She is and always has been strong so although you see her looking distressed in this picture, I know she will pull through. God bless

A child of slaves? How old is she? lol

Oh sorry former slaves……uh no again how old is she in either case?