Bank Sues Fantasia Barrino Over Unpaid Debt

Fantasia is back in the news again but this time it’s over money. According to reports, the former American Idol winner is facing a new lawsuit over an alleged unpaid bank debt.

The “I’m Doin Me” singer has been hit with a $25,000 suit filed by debt collectors on behalf of a U.S. bank, according to TMZ. The bank is demanding a payment of $25,057.02 plus 10 per cent interest per year dating back to 2009.

It’s unclear if the unpaid debt is related to Fantasia’s North Carolina home, which she almost lost to foreclosure back in 2009 after suffering financial difficulties. She struck a deal to retain the property just days before it was due to go for auction.

Fantasia, who recently announced she is expecting her second child, may have no problem covering the unpaid debt. According to Forbes, she raked in $4 million from May 2010 to May 2011 after releasing the top selling album ‘Back to Me’ as well as a multi-city tour of the same name.


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