Melissa Gilbert Owes the IRS $360K

The latest celebrity in trouble with the IRS: Melissa Gilbert. The agency says the former Little House on the Prairie star owes $360,551 in federal income taxes.

“Like so many people across the nation, the recession hit me hard,” the 51-year-old actress tells the Detroit News. “That, plus a divorce and a dearth of acting opportunities the last few years, created a perfect storm of financial difficulty for me.” More on the story on Newser