As actress/guru/collection of abdominal muscles Gwyneth Paltrow works through a split with husband Chris Martin, her aspirational lifestyle brand appears to be consciously uncoupling with a whole lot of money.
The warmongering Germans will pay off the final $84 million in reparations from World War I this weekend. Hooray! These losers have been whining and starting Holocausts over these debts for 91 years. Complain to Kaiser Wilhelm, not us.
Almost 200 years ago, Haiti (Saint-Dominigue) had to pay the equivalent of nearly €17 billion to France for an "independence debt" because of the money France lost after the slave revolt. Some people want France to pay it back.
North Korea might be allowed to pay off its Cold War-era debts to the Czech Republic in ginseng root. Because really, what else can North Korea offer? Next time I'm short on rent, I'm paying in Five-Hour Energy.
Über-photographer Annie Leibovitz was forced to mortgage the rights to all her photographs last year in exchange for $15 million, and she's been the target of multiple creditor lawsuits for not paying bills. Now a source tells Gawker that one of them is preparing to force her into bankruptcy.