HER MONEY BAT­TLES

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2008

Kerry first filed for bankruptcy in 2008 af­ter fail­ing to pay the fi­nal £86,000 of a whop­ping £417,000 tax bill. Ac­cord­ing to re­ports, Kerry had blown thou­sands on lux­ury cars for then-hus­band Mark Croft, lost her lu­cra­tive con­tract to pro­mote su­per­mar­ket brand Ice­land and was axed from her weekly magazine col­umn.

She later re­called, “It was a tax bill for 86 grand, which was noth­ing for me with the money I’d earned from the Ice­land ads. I was like, ‘I don’t un­der­stand this,’ but at the same time I was tak­ing a lot of coke and a lot of that pe­riod is a blur.”

2013

Kerry pulled her­self out of her fi­nan­cial mess af­ter three years, but later found her­self in more hot water.

“It’s just a vi­cious cir­cle,” she said of her fi­nances in 2013 and, sure enough, in July of that year, Kerry once again filed for bankruptcy. She later ad­mit­ted, “I took any job I could to stop it hap­pen­ing.”

As the face of Ice­land She splashed out on Mark

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