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Fantasia:

Going Once, Twice,

Not so Fast!

1/11/2009 12:27 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Fantasia apparently has figured out the new way in a bad economy -- cut a desperate deal.

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The "Idol" winner was about to lose her $1.1 mil pad in North Carolina because of $$$ probs -- she owed $58,000 to Broward Energy Partners and the company had put the house on the auction block. She had borrowed the cash from the company to pay taxes.

At the last minute, the woman who is now most famous for being a no-show when she starred in an Oprah play on Broadway struck a deal with the company and her home is safe -- for now.

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maggie    

Wow! Does Elmo have a CD coming out?

2047 days ago
17.

Triple Play    

Loser, All of her money went to that Gangsta boyfriend and sperm donor of her child. You can't give losers lots of cash, they don't know how to deal with it. She is a prime example of get rich quick and piss it away

2047 days ago
18.

Triple Play    

I saw thais pig on Idol. She was disrespectful to the judges and had a gangster attitude. I don't know why they choose low lifes like her to compete and win contracts and money. How dumb she must be to almost lose a $1.1 M house for $58K. BTW why does she need a house that expensive? Probably trying to show her peeps that she is rich. I mean was rich.

2047 days ago
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maggie    

no. 20, if she was white, would you still describe it as a "gangster attitude"?

2047 days ago
20.

deb    

Fantasia is the most talented to come out of AI and is one of the best performers in the last 20 years.

Did you say thess same things when Billy Joel signed contracts leaving him nothing, and when he lost 11 million dollars to his crook brother in law?

This girl has talent, and like her or not - you cannot deny the numerous awards and grammy nominations she has received.

Also, that Broadway part - she revived a money losing show and made Oprah tons of money - not to mention getting rave reviews from all the NY critics. She was so successful that Oprah asked her to extend her original contract. She performed while having blood in her mouth and had a tumor that went undiagnosed by the NY doctors. It wasn't until she went out to her California doctor, that it was found.

So stop this bad reporting and do some research for once in your life.

2047 days ago
21.

why?    

13. Hey TMZ, just because Obama won does not mean that now you have to publish all your posting on African American people....

Posted at 11:10AM on Jan 11th 2009 by what the heck

UMMM... WAS THAT COMMENT NEEDED, YOUR 2 SECONDS IS UP.

ANYWAYS, SHE SHOULD SELL THE HOME AND FIND A NICE MODERATE HOME. PEOPLE WITH NEW MONEY AND FAME THINK IT WILL ALWAYS BE THERE, AND THEY LEARN THAT THE WORLD ONLY CARES ABOUT THE NEW SENSATION. SHE SHOULD HAVE STAYED HUMBLE AND THANKFUL FOR THE BLESSING THAT GOD GAVE HER. J-LO
NEEDS ROSE PEDALS IN HER BATH OR YOUR FIRED, WHAT THE HECK?. PEOPLE IF YOU CAME FROM PROJECTS AND LOW INCOME HOMES, THERE WERE TIMES YOU THANKED GOD FOR BEING PROVIDED WITH A MEAL. THE AUDIENCE FELL IN LOVE WITH FANTASIA THAT WAS HUMAN WITH HUMAN PROBLEMS, NOT A DIVA THAT IS SPOILED AND MEAN.

2047 days ago
22.

Jo    

Sensationalism at its finest TMZ. Fantasia missed a few Broadway shows due to a tumor on her vocal cords.Obviously Oprah wasn't too disturbed as she signed her to star in the movie musical. A new album coming out and a Grammy nomination hardly spell failure. Fantasia's mega talent puts every other idol contestant to shame!!!

2047 days ago
23.

Charliesmom    

Does she ever shut her mouth? I mean it. Everytime I see her it's open whether she's talking or not, which she usually is.

2047 days ago
24.

whatthefrig    

Hey, Idol-less, unless you have millons and millons you actually have to get out there and off your big fat ass and work.

2047 days ago
25.

oops    

to maggie & 99centz, have you guys hooked up, yet???

i recommend you guys go to Yoshinoya Beef Bowl for your date and order two large combos wtih extra teriyaki sauce, you'll love it. And, for dessert, order one cheesecake and one flan, then you can share.

my best,
longduongfromsixteencandlescousinlongschlong

2047 days ago
26.

Suesuesue    

TMZ and the mostly loser (racists) who post here are just dumb. When this news first broke both Fantasia and her Brother said that it was just a misunderstanding which clearly showed she was NOT ignoring the situation. However, that answer was not good enough for TMZ they basically called her an her brother a liar. Now earler this week already know that she had already addressed this issue they claimed that she was "ignoring" and in "denial" that her home was going to be auctioned off monday. Now, Here TMZ is back just a few days later needed to eat their words but instead of admitting that they are the one's in "denial" they claim she cut a desperate deal. A deal that you know NOTHING of. All I have to say is for TMZ and the haters posting nasty things about Fantasia at least she has HOUSES (that's right HOUSES) to lose. I bet you losers still live in a one bed room apartment. If you don't like Fantasia just leave her alone, if you feel she's not a star stop googling her, writing about her, etc. You obviously are a fan of her's are she has a big enough impact on you to care enough to even write insults. People I hate I usually don't go around bashing them on the internet I'm usually not interested enough in them to do that. You only do that to people you are JEALOUS of, yes that's right all you haters are JEALOUS of Fantasia. Go get your own business and stay of out hers.

2047 days ago
27.

maggie    

londuong, I think the sun has set on my relationship with 99centz. Such a shame. I will never get to sample the delights of Yoshinoya Beef Bowl in his company now. I think he has moved onto another of his "bitches"

2047 days ago
28.

ali    

Biggest blunder in American Idol history.

2047 days ago
29.

SuzyCreamCheese    

Just another one to add to the list of Oprah backed Losers!
This girl needs to be sat down and taught not to look a gift horse in the mouth, and to live within her means.
Get a Job!! You have a child to support.

2047 days ago
30.

oops    

londuong, I think the sun has set on my relationship with 99centz. Such a shame. I will never get to sample the delights of Yoshinoya Beef Bowl in his company now. I think he has moved onto another of his "bitches"
Posted by maggie

miss maggie,
if have parted ways with 99centz a la Lilo & sam? may i then entice you with an offer to dine out at sonic and then you may enjoy the wonders of there fabulous & famous tater tots !!!

or shall we partake of tommy's chili cheeseburgers and top off the meal with some hostess twinkies???

your wish is my command,
longduongfromsixteencandlescousinlongschlong

2047 days ago
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