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Fantasia Barrino Weds

The former American Idol winner and her businessman beau wed in their native North Carolina, and the bride took to Instagram.com on Sunday (19Jul15) to share a shot of her new husband in...

Fantasia Barrino Hit With Tax Lien - Report

Officials at America's Internal Revenue Service filed the lien against the former American Idol winner in May (15) in a California court, according to TheJasmineBrand.com. Barrino has battled financial issues in...

Fantasia Barrino Locked In Legal Battle With Child's Father

Singer Fantasia Barrino is gearing up for a legal fight over custody of her 13 year old daughter.The teenager's father Brandel Shouse is suing the former American Idol winner for psychical and legal custody of...

Fantasia Barrino Staging Broadway Return

Singer Fantasia Barrino is preparing to make her return to Broadway in a new jazz-age musical set during the height of Duke Ellington's reign at the famed Cotton Club in Harlem, New York.The Grammy Award-winning...

Fantasia Barrino Loses Her Home

Troubled singer Fantasia Barrino has given up her luxury home in North Carolina after falling behind on her mortgage payments.The former American Idol star has suffered spiralling money problems over the last few years and...

Fantasia To Headline Gay Pride Festival

Singer Fantasia Barrino has been invited to headline a California gay pride festival just months after she was accused of rallying against same-sex marriage online.Back in January (13), the former American Idol star shocked fans...

Fantasia Barrino Splits From Boyfriend

Singer Fantasia Barrino has split from her boyfriend Antwaun Cook.The former American Idol star recently gave birth to the couple's son Dallas Xavier, but she has parted ways with the toddler's father in order to...

Were American Idol Contestants Booted Because Of The Color Of Their Skin?

American Idol is at the centre of a racism lawsuit after it was claimed black contestants were booted from the hit talent show as a direct result of discrimination. TMZ.com obtained a letter filed with...

American Idol Winner Fantasia Barrino Apologizes For Attack On Gay Marriage

Fantasia Barrino, the winner of the third series of American Idol in 2004, has caused controversy by citing gay marriage as reasons why the world has gone mad, via Instagram, reports Mercury News. After a...

Pr Backpedal For Fantasia Barrino Gay Marriage Slur

Fantasia Barrino’s publicity reps have been working overtime trying to undo the damage she caused when she posted an apparently anti gay marriage rant on Instagram. The offending post, according to E! Online, read “I...

No 'Respect' For Aretha Franklin At 'Essence Music Festival'

The Essence Music Festival 2012 made a soulful finale in New Orleans on Sunday (July 8th 2012) during the three day event. Preceding music royalty the Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin and Queen of Funk...

Fantasia Barrino Names Second Child Dallas Xavier

Congratulations to Fantasia Barrino who has safely delivered her second child into the world despite her waters breaking a couple of weeks ahead of schedule. Barrino is already the mother of 10 year-old girl Zion,...

Fantasia Barrino Gives Birth Two Weeks Early

Singer Fantasia Barrino is a new mum - the American Idol star gave birth to a baby boy on Tuesday (13Dec11).Dallas Xavier Barrino was born two weeks ahead of schedule in North Carolina. The proud...

Fantasia Barrino Denies Pregnancy Delayed Film Production

Singer/actress Fantasia Barrino has hit back at reports suggesting she derailed production on the upcoming biopic of gospel great Mahalia Jackson by hiding her pregnancy from filmmakers.The former American Idol star was set to begin...

Mahalia Jackson Film Delayed Over Fantasia Barrino Pregnancy

Filming on Fantasia Barrino's upcoming biopic of gospel great Mahalia Jackson has been delayed following the singer's pregnancy announcement.The former American Idol champion was due to begin shooting the film, titled Mahalia!, this year (11),...

Fantasia Barrino Sued Over 'Bank Debt'

Former American Idol winner Fantasia Barrino is facing legal action over an allegedly unpaid bank debt.The singer, who recently announced she is expecting her second child, has been hit with a $25,000 (£15,625) lawsuit filed...

Fantasia Barrino Pregnant But Father Remains Unknown

Fantasia Barrino, the R&B singer and Broadway actress best known for winning American Idol season three, has announced she is expecting her second child. Barrino confirmed the news during a charity event in Jacksonville over...

Baby Joy For Fantasia Barrino

Former American Idol winner Fantasia Barrino is overjoyed after announcing she is pregnant.The Grammy-winning singer broke her baby joy news to fans during a charity performance in Florida on Sunday (31Jul11). She beamed, "For a...

Carrie Underwood Is Highest Earning Idol

Carrie Underwood is the highest earning 'American Idol' alum. The Grammy Award winner singer - who made her acting debut in 'Soul Surfer' - has beaten off competition from former contestants Kelly Clarkson, Oscar winner...

Carrie Underwood Is The Top-earning American Idol

Carrie Underwood, who won season four of American Idol back in 2008, has been revealed as the top-earning ex-American Idol contestant, in a recent report by Forbes Magazine. Since she won the show, Underwood has...

Chaka Khan In Disbelief Over Hollywood Star

Chaka Khan, the 58-year-old Grammy Award winning singer, has spoken of her disbelief at being honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Chaka Khan, was honoured during a ceremony in Los Angeles...

American Idol Receives 55 Million Votes

American Idol received over 55 million votes in the last 24 hours to send Thia Megia and Naima Adedapo home.American Idol judges were stunned on last night's results show, as the heavily tipped Thia Megia...

Fantasia Barrino Overlooked For Aretha Franklin Tribute

FANTASIA BARRINO says she was overlooked for the ARETHA FRANKLIN tribute at the 53rd GRAMMY AWARDS and therefore decided not to attend the ceremony. FANTASIA BARRINO, who picked up the prize for 'Best Female R&B...

Fantasia Barrino Reveals Aretha Franklin Snub

FANTASIA BARRINO says she did not attend the 53rd GRAMMY AWARDS because she was not asked to take part in a tribute performance honouring ARETHA FRANKLIN.FANTASIA BARRINO, the AMERICAN IDOL winner, says she did not...

Barrino Boycotted Grammys Over Franklin Snub

Singer FANTASIA BARRINO boycotted the Grammy Awards on Sunday (13Feb11) because she wasn't asked to be part of the ARETHA FRANKLIN tribute that opened the show.The former American Idol winner won her first Grammy for...

Fantasia Barrino To Star As Mahalia Jackson In Biopic

FANTASIA BARRINO is set to star as gospel legend MAHALIA JACKSON in a forthcoming biopic.FANTASIA BARRINO, the American singer and former AMERICAN IDOL champion, has been cast as MAHALIA JACKSON in a new movie documenting...

Barrino Concert Cancelled Due To Weather

Singer FANTASIA BARRINO was forced to cancel a show in New York on Monday night (27Dec10) after heavy snow brought the city to a standstill.Traffic ground to a halt on Sunday (26Dec10), while the heavy...

Barrino Aborted Lover's Child Before Suicide Attempt

Troubled singer FANTASIA BARRINO has stunned fans by confessing she aborted her married lover's baby before attempting suicide in August (10).The former American Idol winner survived a drug overdose and shocked fans by revealing the...

Barrino Announces U.s. Tour Weeks After Suicide Attempt

Troubled singer FANTASIA BARRINO will hit the road for a U.S. tour in November (10) - three months after her failed suicide attempt.The former American Idol star survived a drug overdose on 9 August (10)...

Barrino In Tears Over Daughter

Troubled singer FANTASIA BARRINO broke down in tears on TV on Friday (10Sep10) when she was quizzed by U.S. chat show host WENDY WILLIAMS about her recent suicide attempt.Barrino was taken to hospital last month...

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