Last year when Toni Braxton filed for bankruptcy, she didn’t even know how far she was in debt, but she estimated it was somewhere between $10 million and $15 million. Â The judge in Braxton’s case agreed to grant the bankruptcy on several conditions, one of which was that she had to take an online course on managing personal finances.
Braxton has now completed the course and received her certificate, but of course that’s little consolation to her creditors. Â Maybe though, just maybe, it’ll help keep her from making the same mistakes in the future. Â Or maybe she’s just a clueless, spoiled brat who will always think that she can spend all the money she wants because she’s sort-of famous.
Twelve years ago, singer Toni Braxton filed for bankruptcy, and now it seems it’s round two for the soulful songstress. Â It’s estimated that Braxton owes somewhere between $10 million and $50 million by her own estimates, which seems crazy for someone who’s talented enough to have sold 40 million records over the course of her career. Â Having money and managing it well are two different things, though, and it seems that Braxton’s spending habits have caught up with her. Â She says she doesn’t even know how many companies and people she owes money to, and that’s not surprising given that she can’t even pin down a ballpark amount. Â So if you ever dreamed of crawling up out of the woodwork and trying to weasel some money out of a celebrity, now’s your chance, as Toni Braxton has no clue whether she owes you or not.
UPDATE: Lance Bass WON’T be dancin’ with a dude. Thank the Lord. He’s gonna be paired with the awesome Lacey Schwimmer from So You Think You Can Dance! The official cast of “Dancing With the Stars” season 7 isn’t due to be announced until Monday, but the reported list has been leaked out. GossipSauce.com says the hit ballroom reality series will have celebrities from former NSYNC member Lance Bass to Hollywood socialite Kim Kardashian. No word on whether Lance will dance with a dude, or if Kim will reduce her ass for better aerodynamics and safety on the dance floor. Video below!
Lance and Kim will be reportedly joined by comedian Jeff Ross and “model” and former Bruce Willis squeeze Brooke Burke. “All My Children” star Susan Lucci, TV star Ted McGinley, primetime Emmy Awards-winner Cloris Leachman and “Hannah Montana” series’ Cody Linley are also on the list. Snarkista thought spicy, 82 year old Cloris didn’t make the cut, but apparently she did. She’s gonna make last season’s Priscilla Presley look like a teenager.
Sugar Ray singer Mark McGrath, Grammy Award recipient Toni Braxton, Olympic medalist Maurice Greene, celebrity chef Rocco DiSpirito, retired football player Warren Sapp and beach volleyball player Misty May-Treanor round out the cast. Misty May is by far the contestant in the best shape, and she’s coming off of some big Olympic PR. She doesn’t have an OUNCE of fat on her, and she has some fabulous moves. She’ll serve up some serious competition.
On the whole, it looks like this cast may skew the demographics of the show even older than last year. The seventh season of “Dancing With the Stars” begins in in September. The official announcement of the cast will be Monday, August 25 on Good Morning America. Here’s Kim Kardashian doing a DIFFERENT kind of dance with the Pussycat Dolls the other night. That ass is gonna hurt somebody.