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  • Is Fantasia Barrino Pregnant With Cheating Boyfriend's Baby?

    Posted Jun 29th 2011 at 01:30 AM by Boombox Editors

    Tabloid-prone 'American Idol' winner Fantasia Barrino was pictured sporting a baby bump while on vacation with her adulterous boyfriend, Antwuan Cook. Barrino made dramatic headlines last August, after she pounded a cocktail of sleeping pills and aspirin in an unsuccessful suicide attempt two weeks before her third album, 'Back to Me,' was released. The singer's camp put out a statement foll...

  • Fantasia Barrino Lands Lead Role in Mahalia Jackson Biopic

    Posted Feb 8th 2011 at 08:09 PM by Rebecca Macatee

    Fantasia Barrino, the former 'American Idol' winner and VH1 reality star, is preparing for her return to the silver screen. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the multitalented performer will be playing the role of Mahalia Jackson, a late American gospel singer, in a feature-film adaption of a book about her life. Fantasia will portray the singer and civil rights advocate's journey from pover...

  • Fantasia Barrino on Stage Again: I 'Bounce Back'

    Posted Aug 30th 2010 at 08:15 AM by PopEater Staff

    Paris Hilton wasn't the only star making news in Las Vegas over the weekend. In a dramatic turnaround, Fantasia Barrino, who attempted suicide earlier this month, grabbed a mic on Friday night, singing four songs (including a cover of Prince's 'Purple Rain') at a nightclub in the Palms Casino and Resort, PEOPLE reports. And the 'American Idol' champ didn't shy away from the recent emotional crisis...

  • Fantasia Barrino: Overdose Was No Accident

    Posted Aug 23rd 2010 at 10:26 AM by PopEater Staff

    'American Idol' winner Fantasia Barrino is finally opening up about her recent overdose -- admitting it was no accident. "I didn't have any fight in me. I didn't care about anything. I just wanted out," Barrino tells VH1 in a new 'Behind the Music' interview (via PEOPLE). Two weeks ago, Barrino was admitted to Carolinas Medical Center-Pineville in Charlotte, N.C., after overdosing on aspirin an...

  • A Glimpse Inside Fantasia's Infectious Life

    Posted Aug 18th 2010 at 06:00 PM by Adam Horne

    In anticipation of her third studio album, 'Back to Me,' 'American Idol' winner Fantasia Barrino recently graced our L.A. studio for a live Sessions performance. Taped just days before her much-publicized hospitalization, the soulful singer was in good spirits as the cameras rolled. In the following exclusive clip, you can catch a glimpse of Fantasia's infectious personality as she lounges in t...

  • 'American Idol' Contestants: A Look Back

    Posted Jun 30th 2010 at 07:30 PM by Adam Horne

    Since 'American Idol' first invaded our pop culture zeitgeist back in 2002, the show has spawned some of music's biggest stars. Numerous 'Idol' alumni have gone on to record Platinum-selling, Grammy-winning records while others have maintained niche audiences or found success pursuing different career paths. Have a look at some of the most notable former 'Idols.' Carrie Underwood Not every ...

  • Where Was David Cook in the 'Idol' Finale Reunion?

    Posted May 26th 2010 at 10:40 PM by PopEater Staff

    Departing judge Simon Cowell was supposed to be the center of attention in the 'American Idol' season 9 finale. But ironically, it was the former 'American Idol' winners who stole the show during his special farewell tribute segment, which also featured the return of former judge Paula Abdul. In a true show-stopping moment, winners Kelly Clarkson, Ruben Studdard, Fantasia Barrino, Carrie Underw...

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