Supermodel Bar Refaeli Has Been ARRESTED!
For someone like Bar Refaeli, who’s beautiful, successful and worth millions - the world is pretty much your oyster.
However - you wouldn’t want to be Bar Refaeli right now.
The stunning supermodel is in big trouble with Israeli authorities who claim she owes MILLIONS in taxes.
The Jerusalem Post reports that Bar was detained and questioned for several hours about the matter, and was released on bail. Her mother, Zipora, is also said to be being investigated over taxes.
According to AFP, police suspect that Bar lied about her residency for tax purpose, as if you’re a citizen of Israel but don’t reside there, you don’t have to report your income made outside the country.)
The issue is, authorities say Bar lived in Israel but lied on documents to make it seem otherwise, registering residences under her mother’s and brother’s names instead.
She’s also being accused of receiving perks like free use of cars and apartments in exchange for being photographed with the cars or “leaking” to the press that she lived in the building.
They also include “celebrity discounts” on services like interior design.
All in all the perks add up to roughly $257,000 - which, you guessed it - wasn’t reported as income.
The model, who used to date Leonardo DiCaprio recently married billionaire Adi Ezra in Israel.
She reportedly told police that she considered herself to be an expatriate; she has argued with Israeli officials about her residency for years now, so this may be nothing new.
"This is a taxation issue that raises the discussion of who is considered a resident of Israel," Refaeli's lawyer, Giora Aderet, said in a statement.
She is reportedly currently worth $20 million.