Toni Braxton was hospitalized, but plans to go on with her concert tour, slated to open Oct. 8 in Oakland. (Courtesy photo0

Toni Braxton was hospitalized, but plans to go on with her concert tour, slated to open Oct. 8 in Oakland. (Courtesy photo0

Scoop: Toni Braxton resting after lupus treatment, tour plans on

“Unbreak My Heart” singing great Toni Braxton is supposed to begin her hits tour on Saturday at the Paramount Theatre in Oakland.

Her reps and relatives say it will go on, even though USA Today reported that the R&B vocalist went home Monday after being treated for lupus for several days in a Los Angeles hospital.

Braxton spokeswoman Maureen O’Connor said Braxton “is resting at home and is fine” and her sisters Towanda and Tamar Braxton chimed in on social media that Toni is “home safe & sound” and planning on rehearsing this week.

According to TMZ, Braxton’s boyfriend Birdman flew from Texas to be by her side.

The R&B singer — whose latest release is “Love, Marriage & Divorce,” with Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds — revealed in 2010 that she has the autoimmune disease.


Kim and Kanye really are having trouble with their security — exactly where was Kim’s bodyguard in Paris? — but they’re OK.

People reported Monday that Kim Kardashian West reunited with her husband and kids in New York after being held at gunpoint and robbed by men dressed as police officers in a private apartment.

A spokeswoman for Kardashian West said she was “badly shaken but physically unharmed” following the incident, which took place early Monday morning.

The robbery happened at 2:30 a.m. Paris time, as the “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” star stayed back in her hotel room while her bodyguard Pascal Duvier was with her sisters Kourtney Kardashian and Kendall Jenner “partying” in Paris. Hmmm.

Just after Kardashian West FaceTimed with Rob Kardashian and Blac Chyna during the couple’s baby shower, five men disguised in police uniforms tied her up and robbed her of two cellphones and approximately $10 million worth of jewelry, People said.

After they left, Kardashian apparently was able to wriggle out of her constraints and notify authorities.

Meanwhile, West performed “Heartless” at the Meadows Music & Arts Festival in New York before abruptly leaving the concert upon hearing about Kim’s predicament.

The kids — daughter North, 3, and son Saint, 9 months — were safe in New York City the whole time.


In honor of National Taco Day today, food truck authority website Roaming Hunger came up with a list of “best of the Bay” in a faceoff with Angeles. Local winners are Senor Sisig, Seoul on Wheels and El Tonayense in San Francisco, and Shark Bait and 3-3-3 in San Jose. … Josh Perry, bartender at 1833, a restaurant in Monterey, previews his new cocktail list at a pop-up event from 6 to 10 p.m. Wednesday at The Sea Star in The City, welcomed by owner and nimble bartender Alicia Walton, the 2016 Ms. Speed Rack San Francisco and StarChef Rising Star Mixologist,


Actress Dakota Johnson is 27. … Actress Alicia Silverstone is 40. … Actor Liev Schreiber is 49. … Rap producer Russell Simmons is 59. … Actor Christoph Waltz is 60. … Actor Armand Assante is 67. … Actress Susan Sarandon is 70. … Novelist Anne Rice is 75.

— Staff, wire reports

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