Life was not always easy for Fantasia Barrino, but she's not a quitter. Born to a musician family who performed and recorded songs for a local label, she had a rough year, especially in high school, while growing up in High Point, North Carolina. She was once raped by a classmate and dropped out of school as a result. She was pregnant at 16 and gave birth to her daughter with ex-boyfriend Brandel Shouse.
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- Chris Daughtry, Fantasia Barrino and More Are Eyed as ABC's 'American Idol' Judges May 16, 2017
- Fantasia Barrino Cancels Show After Suffering Second-Degree Burns Mar 07, 2017
- 'American Idol' Recap: The Duets and First Eliminations Feb 12, 2016
- Fantasia Barrino Marries Fiance Kendall Taylor, Honors Fans on Instagram Post Jul 20, 2015