*Fantasia has endured a roller-coaster couple of weeks as the object of media attention.
First she was named in a divorce case that includes sex-tape allegations with her married lover, Antwaun Cook, and then she was hospitalized for a “medical overdose.”
But none of that is stopping the former “American Idol” champ from honoring a previously scheduled promotional tour in support of her third album, “Back to Me” (J Records, August 24).
“People think we beefed up all these TV commitments,” says Carolyn Williams, senior vice president of marketing for RCA Music Group. Williams is referring to a label press release issued earlier detailing release-week appearances on “Good Morning America” (August 24) and “Lopez Tonight” (August 25), plus upcoming guest stints on “106 & Park” (September 8), “Live! With Regis and Kelly” (September 9) and “The Wendy Williams Show” (September 10).
“These were already on the calendar,” Williams says. “There was talk of moving the album release date back, but this was Fantasia’s decision. She wanted to move forward, and we support her.
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