His wife is suing him, his lawyers have dumped him, and the court is imposing strict bail conditions limiting his travel. And now troubled internet millionaire Kim Dotcom has found himself kicked off the cloud storage site he founded.
Is it any wonder Dotcom took to Twitter to have a moan?
"This year was a total disaster," he tweeted this week. "I have taken many punches. But I won't break. I will keep going through this hell for my kids. Count on it."
Mega, the company Dotcom founded, embarrassingly closed his cloud hosting account temporarily. It said after receiving several takedown notices from major record labels that he was violating the terms of service of the site.
But apparently the notices were false.
"The takedown requests were all inaccurate, and triggered by a prankster," Torrent Freak reported. "However, that apparently didn't stop them from coming in and as a result Dotcom has now had his Mega account terminated for repeatedly violating the terms of service."
Dotcom retweeted the article, illustrating that he sees the irony.
But he doesn't have such a sense of humour when it comes to his liberation. A bail revocation application could put him back behind bars as early as next week.
In the meantime, his travel conditions are limited and he has to report to the local cops every day.
"I have never breached my bail conditions and my compliance is exemplary," Dotcom fired off on Twitter yesterday.
"But without lawyers representing me the Govt just couldn't resist."
He wasn't so forthcoming as to why his longstanding lawyers have ditched him.
10 questions of the week
1. Do you lose your job over a couple of hugs? MP Paula Bennett told RadioLive the PR spin from Roger Sutton's camp only tells one side of the story so far.
2. Gerry Brownlee has been fined $2000 for flouting aviation laws, but he won't step down. He issued a brief statement, then declared he's not doing media interviews. Didn't he get John Key's "arrogant" memo? Evidently so. He backtracked faster than a speedy exit through a side door.
3. Who's still interested in the Labour leadership?
4. Which TVNZ insiders are wondering aloud how Heather du Plessis-Allan will mix with Corin Dann in the press gallery? Oil and water?
5. Which high-profile society pair had heated words at a Parnell Indian eatery on Monday? Let's just say, it wasn't just the vindaloo that was spicy.
6. The annual Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards are upon us tomorrow, where the industry takes time out to honour and celebrate the achievements of those who have accomplished big things over the past year. But really, the question on everyone's lips is, who will Lorde wear?
7. Angela Merkel (above) loved Peter Gordon's food so much at The Sugar Club on Friday that she asked the Prime Minister if the celeb chef wanted a photo taken with her. He did, naturally. Then she posed with other patrons too. Cool lady, huh?
8. Hey, Jesse Ryder - any lingering regrets?
9. China's President Xi Jinping and his folk singer wife visit today, so will Greens co-leader and socialist anarchist Russel Norman dust off his Tibetan flag as a welcome mat?
10. Has All Black star Malakai Fekitoa got pulses racing after posting this topless shot following a men's hair grooming session in his Radisson hotel suite? Ooh-ah.