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Fantasia Barrino

Named in

Divorce/Sex Tape Scandal

8/7/2010 3:32 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Court documents filed this week by a woman in North Carolina allege her husband had an affair with former "American Idol" champ Fantasia Barrino -- and that the two made a sex tape.

According to docs obtained by WCNC, Paula Cook filed for child support against her estranged husband Antwaun Cook last week and cited an alleged affair between Cook and Barrino. She claims the two met at a T-Mobile store and, beginning in August 2009, began their "covert adulterous affair."

Cook goes on to claim, "Throughout the course of their adulterous affair ... Defendant/Husband and Ms. Barrino have at times recorded their illicit activity."

Rumors of an affair between Barrino and Cook have been around for months -- and Barrino has always denied them.

Calls to Fantasia's management were not immediately returned.


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I hope the wife sues for all she can get. I'll bet Fantasia will be eating her words (should have taken care of your man).

1504 days ago


Fantasia Never had a Wholesome image, and Never will. I don't think she should have won American Idol, Diana the runner-up was and still is much more talented and has a better voice then Fantasia.

1504 days ago


Please, for the love of humanity DO NOT RELEASE THAT TAPE!

1504 days ago

Guitar Harry    

"Fantasia" sure sounds like a porn-queen to me...

1504 days ago


Hmmmm, there are a lot of negative comments here. We are all entitled to our own opinion but a positive one doesn't hurt. I had some choice words myself but I was taught that if you cant say anything nice then dont say anything at all. My words were not for Fantasia but the many who took the time to type worthless comments. No, I am not gay, a family member, her mgr. or other just a fan and whether this is true or not I only pray that this too shall pass. Oh it has with many others in the entertainment industry, i.e. Jolie, Spears, Lohan, etc. When was the last time you all cleaned out your closets?????

1504 days ago


Hey John I am a single mother so does that make me a slut? NOT! I was married and we fell apart-as in out of love. My son's dad and are are very very good friends and he takes care of my son. I might not live in a mansion but I have been gainfully employed with the gov't for 20 years, own my home yes own it not rent it and my vehicle. I am a very intelligent Black Woman as with Fantasia. I have made some mistakes in my life but you have too. So stop criticizes and check your own self because none of us here on this blog are perfect. For those who talk about her look. WOW I am afraid to see how everyone in your families look all the way down to the generations you dont even claim or know about. I do believe that i will sleep well tonight because God will allow me to pray for all the haters. Most times they talk what they dont know or becuase they have their own insecurities and jealousies. GOD IS!

Oh and the guy or gal who called her a monkey and claimed to be Black, ahhhhh I dont think so and if you are I pray for your family-you dont talk about anyone's child whether a child or an adult child because you never know what will happen to yours or how yours will come out of the womb. Real Talk!

1504 days ago


how antwaun wife get a tape of him and fantasia be for real lies lies lies lies

1504 days ago


Is it that hard to find your own man

1504 days ago


Fantasia is a disgrace. How can she sing the gospel when she has broken one of the commandments. The next time she sing she need to sing about how slutty women who do not have repect for themselves go around breaking up marriages & Families!

1504 days ago

Pastor S. Lewis    

Hello Everyone! I wish I could say whether or not this is true or false. But what I do know to be true is that "all of us have sinned, and fallen short of GOD'S GLORY! What's false, is that any of us are hardly in a place to judge. Some names alone have indicated hatred of one's own race or another. This as well as adultery 'shall be' judged by GOD! Also, those that feel as though they're in a place to critisize her looks, should think again. We all "are fearfully and wonderfully made by GOD. No matter what shade of color(pale pink to deep-dark brown), what age(birth to the present), or what size(0 to 8x),there's something about all of us that someone else would change. Yes, even on you, too. So as Tida said, let's pray for her, the wife and the husband because there's certaintly something wrong here but the scars for all involved could be life-long. If we can't help someone from making this same mistake, then let's help someone who's making it now, know that it's wrong and GOD IS THE ONLY "AUTHOURITY/FINAL JUDGE" on their lives.

1504 days ago

Ms Dent     

Well this how i feel... do u f**k what people say finish living life

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1504 days ago

Pastor S. Lewis    

Please let me take this opportunity to apologize to those of you who are not "Christian" and are truly offended that a "Christian" made this kind of mistake. I know we are to be living examples of what GOD HAs SAID & IS SAYING through the men & women from the bible days, up until this present moment. But if you'll allow me, they were not 'PERFECT', and neither will the rest of us be. Only a "TRUE CHRISTIAN" understands that because WE love JESUS, it doesn't keep US from sinning. and that it's only because HE LOVES US, that we no longer have to pay for those sins.

However, it's good to note what people think should be done to Fantasia for sleeping around(Christian or not). But dare we ask, who punished you the last time you slept with someone other than your husband or wife? See, b/c pre-marital sex is a sin just like adultery is. It's called "***********". And if sex is not your hang up, than something is keep you in need of prayer. Even just failing to love thy neighbor(regardless to race,sex or creed), or acknowledging Jesus as your personal Saviour is a sin. Yet, you're not being exposed for your wrong. So stop trying to benefit off of or judge someone that got caught doing theirs. Cause it's all in the timing!!!!!! Think real good about what's or who's keeping your stuff from being exposed???????

1504 days ago


Well it looks as tho' I may be Fantasia's only fan - I loved her on American Idol and I still think she is a gem. Would be sad if the story about the sex tape is true, but I will still support her music.

1504 days ago

Pastor S. Lewis    

Alicia, you're not her only fan. I feel the same way you do about her. Other people just can't see that this is/was a selfish mistake. And that's there is something we all do wrong. Am I making excuses for this behavior, No & GOD forbid! But I am trying to get everyone to realize they have some issue, too. I believe she'll be fine once she remembers what she was taught and how she was brought up in her Grandma's Church.People often forget that what they do in just 5 minutes of their lives, can ruin or scar someone else's for the rest of theirs. That's why it's not benefitting anyone to sit here and judge.

They all should be praying for the families of all involved. And heaven help the children from this marriage. Please people, look at the effects of the situations, not the people that created it. But divorce, and single-parenting, and broken homes, these are the things that are making our young people so bitter and angry. These are some of the reasons their kids, as well as Fantasia's daughter will be teased in school this year.Pray that they don't get a weapon and hurt someone else's child b/c they're hurting. Or that they don't start doing drugs to numb out what going on inside they're broken hearts and confused minds. People, this picture is so much bigger than what Fantasia looks like, I promise U.

1504 days ago
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