Tax trouble for Troyer

Troyer’s former lover, Yvette Monet, was granted a temporary restraining order against the actor this week (beg02Nov09) after she alleged he had bombarded her with abusive phone calls.

Troyer denied her claims and vowed to fight the accusations in court, but now the Austin Powers star is facing further legal problems after he was hit with a tax bill of nearly $11,000 (£6,875), according to

The website reports Troyer fell behind with payments and is now being chased by officials in California.