Toni Braxton to divorce

08 Nov 2009

Singer to end eight year marriage

Soul singer TONI BRAXTON has reportedly split from her husband KERI LEWIS after eight years of marriage.

The couple has two children, seven year old Denim and Diezel, six.

The split news, reported by, comes as the Unbreak My Heart singer faces the prospect of losing her home after she allegedly defaulted on her mortgage payments.

The singer owes more than $12,500 on her mansion in Century City, California and officials at the Bank of America are now looking to foreclose on the property, according to

The news comes just a week after it was revealed that Braxton is facing a lawsuit from bosses at another financial institution, the City National Bank (CNB), who claim the star owes them $900,000 in loan payments.

Braxton has been facing financial difficulties ever since she scrapped a series of Las Vegas concerts in 2008 after she was hospitalised with a heart problem. She is currently embroiled in a legal battle with her insurance company, after the firm refused to pay out on the axed shows.