American Idol Champ Phillip Phillips Didn't Help Save Family Business?
The Phillips family-owned Albany Sporting Goods and Pawn -- which has been in the family for 24 years -- is scheduled to hit the auction block on December 1st ... and we're told, Phillip's dad hopes to use the profits to cover the family's mounting debt.
We're told Phillip's dad hopes to bring in between $200,000-250,000 during the auction. We're told Phillip's family has reached out multiple times to the singer for financial help since he hit it big, but Phil has blown them off.
According to Phillips family sources, the family's especially hurt by the singer's radio silence -- since they spent a ton of money on travel expenses so they could see Phillip compete on "Idol."
We made multiple calls to Phillip Phillips over several days -- but our calls were not returned. more on this story
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