Looks like things are heating up between Fantasia Barrino and her married boyfriend?s scorned wife, Paula Cook.
The two reportedly met up earlier this month in an attempt settle the matter with hopes of keeping details of Barrino?s alleged affair with Antwaun Cook private and out of the Mecklenburg County, North Carolina courthouse.
As you know, Paula Cook filed a civil lawsuit against Fantasia earlier this year claiming that Fantasia destroyed her marriage and even threatened to release a sex tape that she claims was made by her husband and Tasia.
[READ: Fantasia Married Boyfriend’s Wife Seeks Revenge! – COURT DOCUMENTS]
A source close to the situation says the two women attempted to settle the dispute through private mediation and that Fantasia was prepared to pay upwards of $100,000 to get Paula Cook off her back! Continue Reading…
Bump what you heard… Fantasia is living life and doin’ her!
In the recently released visual for her new single, “I’m Doin’ Me,” from the American Idol star?s 3rd studio album ?Back to Me,? Tasia dances in the streets and enjoys times with her girlfriends.? No man problems… no nothing.? Just blue skys and sunshine. *sigh*
We all know life’s not that simple… but it’s great to dream about it. Watch the official video for “I’m Doin’ Me” under the cut: Continue Reading…
Fantasia has faced severe criticism in the media for her relationship with a married man and soon after CNN picked up the story, Fantasia tried to take her own life in a suicide attempt.
The question of why Fantasia’s story got so much press while Alicia Keys did not, brought about some deep thoughts on color issues and the “light skinned/dark skinned homewrecker debate” created much conversation on and off line.
Fantasia feels much the same way and agrees that it’s her darker skin that’s created bigger challenges for her in the media: Continue Reading…
Fantasia Barrino was featured on VH1’s Behind the Music last night (August 24) where she discussed her suicide attempt and admits it wasn’t an accident at all.
I didn?t have any fight in me. I didn?t care about anything. I just wanted out. At that moment, I wanted out. I wanted it to be over with ? all of it, all of that.
She says she wasn’t happy when she woke up in the hospital and realized her suicide attempt “didn’t work” ? until her nurse, Melody, told her to get up and fulfill her destiny.
Most felt it was her relationship with her married boyfriend Antwuan Cook and his wife putting Tasia on blast in the media that prompted the suicide attempt… [READ: Fantasia’s Married Boyfriend’s Wife Seeks Revenge! Reveals Sex Tape!!] But Tasia admits that although that may have been a contributing factor, it was a combination of years of struggles and hard times.
From there, the episode delves deep into Fantasia’s North Carolina roots ? beginning with when she began singing (at age 5), then tracing her first love (ex-boyfriend Brandel Shouse, the father of her daughter, Zion), which would later turn into an abusive relationship. “He was somebody I was crazy about,” Barrino said. “The first guy who showed me attention.”
In case you missed it, watch the FULL EPISODE of Fantasia’s Behind the Music episode: Continue Reading…
So far, Fantasia Barrino has remained silent about her recent hospitalization following her attempted suicide, but the American Idol star has finally spoken up and admitted she intended to end her life two weeks ago when she overdosed on aspirin and sleeping aids.
I didn’t have any fight in me. I didn’t care about anything. I just wanted out. At that moment, I wanted out. I wanted it to be over with ? all of it, all of that.
Fantasia was found on the floor in her room by manager Brian Dickens just moments after she found out her married boyfriend’s wife had named her in legal documents.
[READ: Fantasia’s Married Boyfriend’s Wife Seeks Revenge! Reveals Sex Tape!!]
… and she says that her suicide attempt wasn’t an “accident” and she knew exactly what she wanted to do! Continue Reading…
After an alleged suicide attempt and weeks of bad press that made it all the way to CNN and back, Fantasia’s married boyfriend, Antwuan Cook, is finally speaking up on her behalf.
Cook, pictured above in a promo pic from his side gig as a Real Estate agent, is a married father of two who’s been frolicking the earth with Fantasia while his wife Paula has been home with the kids, watching it all unfold on TV.
Antwaun’s wife, Paula Cook, eventually got fed up and has been hitting the media with statements regarding Fantasia breaking up their happy home and even tried to put the American Idol winner on blast by revealing a sex tape:
[READ: Fantasia’s Married Boyfriend’s Wife Seeks Revenge… Reveals Sex Tape!]
Antwuan finally speaks out and admits that Fantasia is an innocent victim in the sordid threesome.? In a statement released by his attorney, he wants the world to know… Continue Reading…