VH1 has announced today that Fantasia will be the new celebrity to join their celebreality franchise. She will be getting her own reality show to air on VH1 in early 2010.
The show will chronicle the 24 year old past Idol winner’s life as a singer and a single mother. “Fantasia has one of the most fascinating stories in show business, from her tough upbringing to her meteoric rise on the national scene thanks to ‘American Idol,’ ” said Jeff Olde, executive vp original programming at VH1. “Her challenges from fame and her unwillingness to fail have combined to create a larger-than-life talent who appeals to music lovers around the world. So many people wanted to work with her on this, but Fantasia is now part of the VH1 family, and we’re so happy to have her.”