8 Stars in Dire Financial Straits

The house, which was used in the short-lived show that brought the Gottis into the limelight, "Growing Up Gotti," was part of a divorce package from her ex-husband, Carmine Agnello. "This should finally put to rest all the government lies and rumors that I have $200 million buried in my backyard," Gotti told the New York Post.

Willie Aames

Willie Aames, former star of 1970s and '80s hit shows "Eight is Enough" and "Charles in Charge," joined the ranks of recession-hit celebrities when he held a garage sale at his suburban Kansas City, Kan., home. Dozens of fans showed up score a piece of Aames' TV memorabilia along with antiques, artwork and mounted deer heads.

According to the website TMZ, Aames filed for bankruptcy last year, and his home is in foreclosure. The garage sale was his latest move to stay afloat.

Jodie Sweetin

Former "Full House" star Jodie Sweetin is struggling to keep a house of her own. In November, the mom and former meth addict reportedly filed court papers detailing her crumbling marriage to Cody Herpin and the sad state of their financial affairs.

"Our house is in foreclosure, our water has been shut off twice. Currently, all of our other utilities are overdue," Sweetin said in papers filed Nov. 19 in an Orange County, Calif., People magazine reports. Sweetin may be able to pay some bills with the proceeds from her new tell-all. The New York Post reported that she will bare her past as a secret drug abuser in "UnSweetined," coming from Simon Spotlight Entertainment.

Annie Leibovitz

She's photographed some of the world's most famous faces and is an icon herself, but Annie Leibovitz is struggling to stay out of debt. In September, the New York Post reported that the 58-year-old photographer has racked up $715,000 worth of debt, citing court documents.

The Post says allegedly owed money for unpaid taxes, an aborted book project and equipment rental fees. She was also overdue in paying for renovations to her New York City town house, citing court documents.

The New York Times reported that Leibovitz is trying to rectify her financial woes by hocking her photographs. In December, she borrowed $10.5 million from the Art Capital Group, on top of the $5 million she borrowed from the same firm in the fall. She put up as collateral the rights to all her photographs, along with her town house and a country house.

Ruben Studdard

"American Idol" fame isn't helping R&B crooner Ruben Studdard pay his bills these days. In August, the season two winner was hit with property liens for allegedly failing to pay nearly $200,000 in state and federal taxes, according to court records, the AP reports. Studdard's attorney, Byron Perkins of the Cochran Law Firm, told the Birmingham News that he believes Studdard will be able to pay off the taxes.

ABCNews' Nathalie Tadena contributed to this report.

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