Feeling embarrassed and harassed after she was raped by a classmate, Taylor's show was a heartfelt staging of the Porgy and Bess standard "Summertime" that left her in tears from "feeling the song" and earned praise from the judges and was named amongst the AOL's 2004 list of greatest television moments.
For the final performance of the season, Taylor offered a second performance of "Summertime" that again drew praise from the judges; Simon Cowell remarked that she was the best contestant to ever compete in any competition, including the more than seventy Idol champions crowned nationally and internationally since the show began its first global incarnations.
Fantasia barrino who is she dating
A Look Back at the Couple's Long-Rumored Romance For the record, multiple sources have confirmed to ET that Foxx, 48, and Holmes, 37, are in fact dating.
So, why then have they kept this potentially long-term relationship such a secret? "I'm learning as I navigate through this business that, you know, your business is your business," she exclusively told ET.
Fantasia Barrino is preparing for a possible legal war with the scorned wife of her married lover ...
because Fantasia's attorney tells us under North Carolina's "archaic" domestic laws, "women can sue women for stealing husbands."As we previously reported, the "American Idol" champ had been in a relationship with a man named Antwaun Cook -- who is still married to Paula Cook. and in the legal papers, cited an "adulterous affair" between Fantasia and Antwaun.
She then played the part of Celie in the Broadway musical The Color Purple, for which she won a 2007 Theatre World Award.
Her third studio album, Back to Me, was released worldwide on August 24, 2010 and features the single "Bittersweet," which peaked in the top ten on the R&B chart.In 2006, she released her second album, Fantasia, which featured the single "When I See U" which topped the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart for eight weeks.The album was certified Gold by the RIAA and received three Grammy nominations in 2008."Outside people don't really have a place to speak on your business, and they shouldn't, including people that know you, because it can be taken the wrong way."It's reasonable why Holmes might want to keep her first post-Tom Kat relationship low-key, after being one half of the biggest couple in the world -- and considering the tabloid covers, paparazzi scrutiny and jumped-on couches that accompanied it.Four years later, her hardline stance seems to be that she will never let her personal life -- like her very public divorce from Tom Cruise -- overshadow her career."I don't want that moment in my life to define me, to be who I am," Holmes told .Her uncles, The Barrino Brothers, were a 1970s R&B band.