VH1 Goes "Behind the Music" with Fantasia Aug. 24

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23 Aug 2010

Color Purple star and "American Idol" winner Fantasia Barrino will get the "Behind the Music" treatment Aug. 24 at 9 PM on VH1, according to ew.com.



Press notes say that in the episode, "Fantasia reveals her issues with low self-esteem, a traumatic rape at the age of 14, an unexpected pregnancy at 17, an abusive relationship with a former boyfriend, facing bankruptcy, dealing with a shocking illness and most recently being rushed to the hospital due to an overdose of aspirin and a sleeping aid."

After winning season three of "Idol" in 2004, Barrino appeared on Broadway in The Color Purple in 2007, later joining the show's national tour. Her latest album, "Back to Me," gets released Aug. 24.