The singer had been the subject of reports of bizarre behaviour at the end of last year, and he's subsequently been diagnosed as suffering from bipolar disorder.
The 41 year old former frontman of the popular rock band, who were at their biggest in the early noughties, made headlines in November last year with a lengthy video he posted to Facebook (now removed) claiming that he was broke, homeless, and “under some kind of pretty vicious attack” from the IRS and other forces.
Creed singer Scott Stapp
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Scott Stapp has lost custody of his three children after a judge in Florida ruled in favour of his wife.
Scott Stapp has lost custody of his children, according to a report on an entertainment website. A judge in Florida has ruled in favour of Stapp's estranged wife Jaclyn allegedly due to growing concerns about his mental well-being.
Scott Stapp performing with CREED in 2010.
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TMZ has obtained an audio recording of the singer’s wife in which she claims her husband as threatened to assassinate President Barack Obama.
Scott Stapp's personal troubles have made headlines in the past few weeks
In the tapes Jaclyn and her sister tell the dispatcher that Stapp thinks he's part of the CIA, saying, "He thinks they're trying to kill him, and he has a bunch of paperwork in his backpack that he's a CIA agent and he's supposed to assassinate Obama.”
Scott Stapp's estranged wife has filed for divorce and has reportedly requested a judge commit Stapp into a psychiatric facility whilst he copes with his alleged substance abuse.
Scott Stapp performing with Creed in 2010.
Creed sold more than 40 million albums worldwide. Scott Stapp doesn't have any money.
Creed may well have sold 30 million albums in the United States but it has been revealed that singer Scott Stapp is completely broke and currently living at a Holiday Inn. According to Stapp, he recently checked his finances and found that his money had been secretly stolen from him.
Scott Stapp doesn't have any money. He's broke
"About eight weeks ago, I began an audit of not only my record company but my personal finances," Stapp told Rolling Stone. "During the course of that audit, a lot of things were uncovered. A lot of money was stolen from me, or royalties not paid, and that's when all hell began to break loose."
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The 41 year old singer has claimed fraud and IRS actions are to blame for his situation, and has reassured fans that he's not abusing drugs.
Creed's singer Scott Stapp
The 41 year old singer stated that he was under “some kind of pretty vicious attack” and has countered to renewed claims of drug abuse by seeking to get blood and urine samples as proof of his sobriety. In the video, Stapp states that things started to go downhill two months ago when he conducted an audit of his and his band’s finances, culminating in the IRS freezing his bank accounts and leaving him close to broke. Things came to a head when he was forced to live in his truck and didn’t have enough money to eat for two days.
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Brian Marshall and Scott Stapp - Brian Marshall, Scott Phillips, Scott Stapp and Eric Friedman of Creed West Palm Beach, Florida - The premiere of 'Creed Live' held at the Muvico Theatre Monday 7th December 2009
Date of birth
8th August, 1973