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Fantasia to Earn Film Profits for Mahalia Jackson Role
R&B singer and actor Fantasia Barrino has been cast to star as Gospel great Mahalia Jackson in an upcoming biopic and stand to make a pretty penny if it is successful.
The title of the film is 'Mahalia' and is based on Jules Schwerin's 1993 book 'Got To Tell It: Mahalia Ja…
Fantasia to Star as Gospel Queen Mahalia Jackson in Biopic
Former 'American Idol' champ Fantasia Barrino is set to star in a biopic about late New Orleans gospel singer Mahalia Jackson, and in preparation for her role, she's going to have to pack on 30 to 45 lbs.
Adapted from the book, 'Got to Tell It: Mahalia Jackson, Queen of Gospel,&ap…
Fantasia & Her Ex Off the Hook, Judge Rules in Their Favor
A North Carolina judge has reportedly put an end to the speculation surrounding Fantasia Barrino's high-profile relationship with her ex-boyfriend, Antwaun Cook.
According to reports from RadarOnline, it was ruled that Antwaun Cook was legally separated from his former wife Paula Cook on Sept...
Fantasia Pours Her Heartbreak Into ‘Back to Me’
Almost four years have elapsed since Fantasia put out her second, self-titled album in December 2006, but there has been no shortage of drama in her life. In the midst of a public marital scandal and recent suicide attempt, the 26-year-old singer returns with 'Back to Me' -- a chronicle of…
Fantasia Admits Her Overdose Was Intentional
Former 'American Idol' star, Fantasia Barrino, was treated and released from a North Carolina hospital two weeks ago after ingesting a potentially lethal amount of aspirin and sleeping aid. In a new episode of VH1's 'Behind the Music,' which premieres on Tuesday night (Aug..…
Fantasia Receives Honorary High School Diploma
Fantasia Barrino, whose struggle with illiteracy was documented in her 2005 memoir 'Life Is Not a Fairy Tale,' has another accolade to add to her collection. The former 'American Idol' contestant was given an honorary high school diploma last week from her former high school in N…
Fantasia Receives Racist Hate Mail
American Idol alum, Fantasia Barrino, has increased her security measures after receiving some threatening hate mail this weekend. The Color Purple star was reportedly sifting through her fan-mail following a Friday night (Feb. 19) performance at Los Angeles' Pantages Theater, when she came acr…