Toni Braxton to retire from music
The R&B star and 8 time Grammy winner Toni Braxton has announced that she wants to retire from music to work on her acting career. Toni Braxton has also announced that she wants to play a lesbian on screen as well. In a statement the 8-time Grammy winner went on to say, “For what I do, being a performer, I have to love it, I have to feel that excitement and it’s gone, I don’t know where it went,” said Toni during the interview. “I’m just not going to do any albums anymore; maybe touring occasionally here and there because I love performing, but not as much as I did in the past. But no new projects.”
Recently, Ms. Braxton starred in the Lifetime movie “Twist of Faith,” a made-for-TV movie which focuses on a single mother who is the lead singer of a gospel choir and falls in love with a Jewish man. The film also starred her 9 year old son Diezel.
Toni who also stars in the reality show “Braxton Family Values” is no longer holding back for she is ready to take her acting to the next level and portray a lesbian. Toni Braxton had this to say, “I would like to play a lesbian. I don’t know why. And do a whole make-out scene and the whole thing: just something completely different than people would expect from me. Not a lipstick lesbian, either.”
Toni Braxton has been a supporter of the LGBT community and has vocalized her support for the LGBT community after becoming aware after the release of her hit single, “Un-break My Heart.”
-Kelly J Newson