American Idol 3

  • Jennifer Hudson pisses off Oprah by being late

  • Fantasia admits trying to kill herself

  • “Heartbroken” Fantasia hospitalized after overdosing on aspirin, sleep aid

  • One of Fantasia’s two homes in foreclosure

  • Jennifer Hudson’s mother, brother killed

  • Jennifer Hudson engaged to I Love New York 2’s Punk

  • Fantasia has missed almost 50 performances of The Color Purple

  • Fantasia debuts on Broadway in The Color Purple having sold $6 million in tickets

  • Simon Cowell says Taylor Hicks won because Idol 5 was a “popularity contest”

  • Jennifer Hudson wins Oscar for best supporting actress

  • Jennifer Lopez, Gwen Stefani may perform on Idol; Fantasia will join Broadway’s Color Purple

  • Jennifer Hudson: American Idol contestants are “abused, misled and brainwashed”

  • Jennifer Hudson wins Golden Globe for best supporting actress

  • Jennifer Hudson’s Dreamgirls performance generates Oscar buzz

  • Jennifer Hudson had to learn to be “a bitch” for her role in Dreamgirls

  • Fantasia’s father sues her publisher for $10 million over her book’s “malicious untruths”

  • Fantasia Barrino’s Lifetime movie debuts Saturday

  • American Idol producer says movie’s claim they asked Fantasia to quit is “a complete fabrication”

  • Carrie Underwood graduates from college; Fantasia will star as herself in a Lifetime movie

  • Fantasia: “I’m not illiterate,” “of course I can write”

  • Some in Fantasia’s hometown angry with her description of their community

  • Judges like Fantasia better than other Idol winners

  • Fantasia can’t read but still learned lyrics to songs and signed Idol contracts

  • Idol franchise all over Billboard 100; Fantasia thought she’d lose because of race.

  • Clay’s book debuts at #2 on bestseller list, holiday album debuts strong; Fantasia at #8.