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Creed frontman Scott Stapp claims he is penniless and living in a Holiday Inn

November 27, 2014  |  Posted by: Giovanni DePhillips
Creed frontman Scott Stapp claims he is penniless and living in a Holiday Inn Image courtesy of kare11.com

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Creed lead singer Scott Stapp revealed in a Facebook video released Wednesday that he was broke and homeless.

Stapp admitted in the video that he was, ‘Right now I’m living in a Holiday Inn by the grace of god, because there’s been a couple weeks where I had to sleep in my truck.”

‘I had no money not even for gas or food. I went two days without eating because I had no money and I ended up in an emergency room.’

Back in the 90’s, Creed sold an estimated 53 million records worldwide and Stapp was estimated to be worth around $10 million dollars.

Stapp stated that everything came to a tipping point when the IRS audited his record company and personal finances, ‘The IRS has frozen my bank accounts two or three times to leave me completely penniless,’ Stapp said.

He continued, ‘I don’t even understand that, why all this is happening at the same time. When I called to find out why, they said, “Oh we had an address mix-up, it was a clerical error, so we’ll return your funds in nine to 10 months.” I don’t understand how that’s fair America.’

The 41-year-old rocker claimed ‘someone’ hacked his passwords to transfer all the money out of his bank accounts.

“A lot of things were uncovered. A lot of money was stolen from me, or royalties not paid, There are people that have taken advantage and stolen money from me and they’re trying to spread vicious lies and discredit me.’

Stapp was adamant that he is sober as can be’ and that he’s rededicated his life to Christ and prays for his enemies.

The statement was in response to Stapp’s estranged wife, Jaclyn Nesheiwat, who alleged that the singer was using amphetamines, crystal meth, and steroids in her divorce paperwork.

The former Miss New York had presented threatening text messages sent by Stapp like: ‘I’m coming to get you Satan and children. No mercy. You know how this ends. God created you and now God is ending you.’

Scott also mentions the ordeal his children have been through saying, ‘They’ve been through a lot over the years, especially my son Jagger, These rumours going around right now are hurting him very bad…I want you to know Jagger, your dad is sober – no drugs no alcohol. This is a vicious attack because people we know, and at the record company, and outside that have stolen a lot of money.’

He also stated that he is seeking “an honest, good attorney that’s ready to fight and take it all the way to the top.”

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