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Fantasia Barrino Thanks Fans for Giving Her Motivation to Get Back to Work

August 17, 2010 09:48:05 GMT

Speaking out for the first time since her suicide attempt, the singer says, 'I can't thank my fans enough for their prayers and support during such a challenging time.'


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R&B singer Fantasia Barrino has spoken out for the first time since her drugs overdose, thanking fans for supporting her through a "challenging time". The "American Idol" star was hospitalized for an overdose earlier this month after she became entangled in divorce proceedings between North Carolina couple Antwaun Cook and his estranged wife Paula.

She is now facing legal action from her love rival under a North Carolina law which allows a victim of adultery to sue for alienation of affection and criminal conversation. But despite her troubles, Barrino has told fans she appreciates them sticking by her and she wants to start afresh and concentrate on boosting her music career ahead of the release of her upcoming album "Back to Me".

In a statement, she says, "I can't thank my fans enough for their prayers and support during such a challenging time. It has given me the motivation to get back to work and honor the commitments I made to promote 'Back to Me'. I put a lot of blood, sweat and tears into this album and I pray that everyone enjoys it as much as I do."


 




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posted by ReginaD1 on Aug 21, 2010
God bless you. You have touched a lot of people with your beautiful works. Do not let the devil destroy you. Hey thanks for "Even Angels." It speaks a lot about your life it seems but I and I am sure a lot of others can familiarize with it. I cannot wait to buy the new cd. You're a wonderful blessing. Your fans are still here and love and support you.
posted by sandy on Aug 19, 2010
I think you are a beautiful young lady .DON'T ever let no one tell you anything differet .I KNOW YOU HAVE (GOD) on your side what ever we all give - up on never give - up on yourself .LIFE IS HARD Lesson TO learn , BUT love is even harder to learn . Your god giving father gave you a reason to be here for your beautiful daughter if not anything else .THAT why you couldn't go home ,we not finsh with you yet and never wellso long as you keep loving yourself and your daughter . Am speaking to you with all the mother love i have.LIKE I ask so many of my godchildern 's who love you (Juses ) and myself ,and my mother ,father especlly my childern . (YES ) never ever forget were ever you go in life .When we at our lowest time call on your havenly father he can heal wound .SO am saying don't give in to the mad's stay strong .Do me one favor i like for you to read a book call prisoner in your own main .Also list to the gospel song (GOD IS ). we make the jouny much smother if you ever need a littler motherly love am here beside our own mther .iove you talk withyou stay strong young lady .Sandy

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