Video: Fantasia Opens Up on ‘Lopez Tonight’

Fantasia Barrino is hard at work promoting her new album Back to Me, despite the fact that her recent suicide attempt could have thrown a wrench in the promotional machine. Last night, the American Idol winner, clad in a ruffly purple dress, paid a visit to George Lopez’s “Lopez Tonight,” grabbing a seat across from the host to discuss her attempt to take her own life and how she weathered the storm.

“It sounds strange now. At the time, I wasn’t really thinking about people and anything else,” she said of her attempted suicide, later joking with Lopez about the experience. “When I opened up my eyes and realized that I was still here in front of a whole bunch of strangers, I was like, damn!”

Her album Back to Me is benefiting from the added publicity. It is expected to sell 120-130,000 in its first week and debut at No. 2 on next week’s chart.

Watch Fantasia perform “Man of the House” below.

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6 Comments

  1. Elijah

    Man of the House is one of my favorite songs on the new album. I hope it is the next single. I purchased your album and it’s great. I hope your career is suceessful.

    Keep GOD first Fantasia, please. No need to worry, just pray. People are HATERS, let them hate. Obey God, and he will give you everything. Give God everything you have Fantasia, and he will give you everything.

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  2. Nicole

    love Fantasia glad she ok and doing well. George love him his show is so funny

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  3. ugh

    Fantasia is a gem and her voice is a national treasure. Im so glad she is still here and I will forever continue to support her music.
    Stay true to yourself and god will help you through the struggle girl.

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  4. DRB

    Why is she making out with elderly people lol

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  5. jrsells

    Got Fantasia’s new album and its a classic R&B album. I love EVERY single song..This girl is the truely the best female singer in the game right now.. and she beautiful but not a beautiful as some of your other R&B starlets but who gives a s**t.. this is not a beauty pagent and none of them from beyonce down to keyshia cole (while i love them too) can touch fantasia! If you don’t know, ya’ll better recognize!

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  6. JAZZYJ1318

    PLEASE CONTINUE TO PUT GOD FIRST IN YOUR LIFE. HE KNOWAS ALL ABOUT YOUR TROUBLES. HE LOVES YOU BEST!!

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