Toni Braxton is an American singer who has touched the world with her beautiful voice. However, there are still some facts that many fans are not aware of. Here, MusicSnake Magazine put together a list of 10 interesting facts you probably didn’t know about the singer.
Number One: Toni Braxton Could Have Been in Playboy
In 2001 Playboy approached her to pose in their famous magazine. However, she declined the offer because she had young sons at the time.
Number Two: The Singer Was Discovered While Getting Gas
While Braxton was at university, she had to get gas for her car. One of these times, William E. Pettaway Jr heard her singing to herself and approached her for a singing career. It’s amazing how people are discovered like this!
Number Three: Toni Braxton Shops Discount Prices
Despite being a popular singer for many years now, this celebrity likes to keep it simple. She shops at Ross Dress for Less because they have good deals, according to her.
Number Four: She Had to Give Back her Grammys
After the lawsuit Braxton had to file against the recording company which first signed her, she had to give up all of her rewards. This must have been devastating for the artist, but she had to do it.
Number Five: Autism Is in Her Family
Something that not a lot of people know is the fact that her child has autism. Her son Diezel has been diagnosed with the autism for at least the last ten years. To this day, she still gets emotional about it.
Number Six: Braxton Was Going to Teach
Before Toni had ever considered singing as a career, she was going to Bowie State University to become a teacher. Things certainly changed for her.
Number Seven: She Has Lupus
Unfortunately, she has lupus, which is an autoimmune disease which could take Toni Braxton’s life. It often makes the musician feel extremely tired after she preforms. It must be horrible to deal with that.
Number Eight: Toni Braxton Broke Broadway Records
Back in the 1990’s, she hit the stage. Braxton played Belle in Beauty and the Beast, breaking the record for the first black woman to play on Broadway.
Number Nine: Toni Has a Weird Pet Peeve
Something which irks her is rather strange. In the past, Toni Braxton has said that she hates it when people talk to her with foam in their mouth. Apparently this has happened to the artist at least one too many times.
Number Ten: Toni Braxton Was Bankrupt More Than Once
People can be in debt, regardless of how famous they are. At one time, Braxton was nearly $50 million in debt due to owing money with creditors, Tiffany, and more.
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