Reality TV's troubled stars
By Emily Christianson, Los Angeles Times
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Fantasia Barrino( Gary Friedman / Los Angeles Times )
Claim to fame:"American Idol" and "Fantasia for Real"
Point of meltdown: Fantasia's relationship with a married man was nearly her downfall. The singer tried to commit suicide in August 2010 as news of the relationship hit newsstands. At the same time, Paula Cook, her boyfriend Antwuan's wife, tried suing her for breaking up the marriage. And it was later revealed that Fantasia had an abortion during the same time frame.