Never mind all the thousands losing their jobs, this is, surely, the grimmest news from the financial crisis so far: R Kelly is having his house foreclosed on by the bank.
You have to pity the poor realtor who gets lumbered with trying to offload that property - "yes, this room is wired up for cameras as well.
But don't worry about Mr Kelly:
A spokesperson for the singer tells the Associated Press his client is not in financial trouble.All the while you can still afford to pay somebody to tell the people that not being able to pay a mortgage is a sign of financial problems, you're still good. Yes?