Top R&B Scandals of 2010 PT1: Here Affair, There Affair, Everywhere AFFAIR

This year had it all – cheating husbands, drug busts, Twitter beef, scandalous videos, and even artist being released and then re-sentenced in a matter of months! You wanted drama? Well 2010 gave it to you in excess. Just in case you are having trouble recalling the most salacious, low down, and newsworthy events of this year, Singersroom is here to countdown the most jaw dropping moments of 2010! Back in January the soulful vocals of Fantasia Barrino were singing the tune of “good friends” when referencing a married Antwaun Cook. She claimed, “You can’t believe everything you hear,” but later evidence surfaced that the singer was more than good friends with Cook – they were lovers. The controversy surrounding Barrino escalated as her failed suicide attempt hit the media. Barrino simply said, “I didn’t have any fight in me. I didn’t care about anything. I just wanted out. At that moment, I wanted out. I wanted it to be over with.” The criticism and backlash received by Barrino seemed to be the exact opposite when news of famed producer Swizz Beatz’s infidelity was announced. Beatz not only left then wife Mashonda for the Grammy Award winning Alicia Keys, but became a husband to Keys and father to their son in the matter of a year! Shockingly more people were “Team Keys” than for Fantasia. However, there was one person who was definitely not in Keys’ corner – Mashonda. When the news broke she angrily announced, “I’m being disrespected, nobody respects me, this is my husband, this is my family, this girl thinks she can just do anything she thinks she wants to.” In a better place now, Mashonda told VIBE that Keys is, “head over heels in love and I get it. Every woman deserves to feel that, not at the expense of another woman though. But I understand why some of the decisions were made on her part, because her heart was so in it.” So all is well that ends well – right? NEXT: The Videos That Left You Thinking, “Can They Really Put This On TV!”


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