Fantasia Barrino Gives Birth to Baby Boy


According to, American Idol winner Fantasia Barrino has given birth to a healthy baby boy.  The baby, named Dallas Zavier Barrino, was born yesterday afternoon at Presbyterian Hospital in North Carolina. According to the report, the father of her baby, boyfriend Antwaun Cook, was by her side at the hospital.  This is the Barrino's second child, but her first child with Cook. She has a 10-year-old daughter, Zion.

Since Fantasia's May 2004 victory in "American Idol"'s Third Season, she has released two successful albums, Free Yourself and Fantasia, and has been nominated for awards as diverse as Grammy Awards, American Music Awards, Vibe Awards, BET Awards, NAACP Image Awards, and many more. In 2007 she appeared in the Broadway production of The Color Purple as Celie.

She also authored the New York Times best-selling autobiography Life Is Not A Fairy Tale and starred in The Fantasia Barrino Story: Life is Not a Fairytale, a Lifetime original movie adaptation of her memoir, in August 2006. The biopic became Lifetime's Second Most Watched Movie, garnering 2007 NAACP Image Award Nominations for Outstanding Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special and Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special.

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