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Toni Braxton Considers Posing for Playboy

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toni braxton playboy magazineLooks like the hits (of a different sort) keep on coming for Toni Braxton. Having just announced the pickup of a reality show, 'Braxton Family Values,' comes more news from the 'Un-break My Heart' singer.

This afternoon Braxton took to her Twitter account to ask fans their thoughts on the possibility of seeing the songstress grace the cover of Playboy magazine.

"New Year, New opportunities," she tweeted.

"So I have been considering taking up Playboy's offer to feature me on their cover this year. What do you think?"

Having recently filed for bankruptcy, perhaps Braxton is trying to use her physical assets to recoup some of her financial losses. She certainly wouldn't be the first. In October, the 43-year-old singer filed for bankruptcy for the second time in her career. According to court documents, Braxton states that she is worth between $1 million and $10 million, with debts of up to $50 million.

After what were likely concerned responses from her followers, Braxton told them that the photos would be tasteful (just a little T & A she added). She also tweeted that she'd like to pose with Hugh Hefner and proclaimed him the sexiest man over 30. Hef is likely hoping that the third time is the charm, since Toni claims she's been approached to pose for the mag twice before. Perhaps the timing is right since the spread might help the the public focus on something other than her financial woes and the lackluster sales of her most recent album, 'Pulse.' It will likely spur interest in her new reality show as well.

Although she hasn't made the decision yet, only time will tell if showing the world her goodies is shrewd or just plain lewd.





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