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In 1998 Oprah Winfrey famously scolded Toni Braxton on national TV for filing for bankruptcy after selling millions of albums [click here if you missed that].
New reports claim Oprah purposely humiliated Toni on her show and tipped off Toni's label boss LA Reid about what she was planning to do...
From The NY Mag
...Toni Braxton filed for bankruptcy in the midst of a contract renegotiation. It looked bad for LaFace, because Braxton had sold more than 16 million records. When Braxton went on The Oprah Winfrey Show to discuss the bankruptcy, a source adds, Oprah called LaFace "and said, 'Toni's on my show today; she intends to make you guys look really bad. But I think it's bullshit, so watch the show.' " Indeed, Winfrey scolded Braxton for excessive spending, saying, "I didn't know Gucci made silverware."