Sunday, January 10, 2010

Fantasia's new reality show: Money and fame don't change everything

They just giving away reality shows these days!

Up next on the list for "who wants a reality show" is American Idol winner, Fantasia!

The small-town girl from North Carolina returns to her roots (or ruts) to bring you a front row seat into her wild and crazy world with her freeloading family. The first episode is set to air tomorrow on VH1 at 10 p.m. (However, you can watch the whole first episode below)

The 25-year-old singer, who hasn't released any music in over two years, storms back with this VH1 reality show centered around her overly dependent family and her hopes to revive her career.

The first episode of "Fantasia For Real" highlights Tasia's older brother, Teeny, 28, who milks his famous sister for whatever he can get. The sad part is she never says no to him. He doesn't work and spends most of his time in the pool house, which he's turned into a makeshift music studio. Tasia vows to get him to provide for himself, but that doesn't look too likely.

Fantasia is also working on her new album and trying hard to push her new song, "Move On Me," as her first single. Her label doesn't think the song is worthy of being a comeback single, but Tasia and her manager are pressed to prove them wrong. I'll need to hear it a few more times, but it doesn't sound that bad. At least it ain't "Baby Mama" Pt.2. LOL. (Y'all remember "Baby Mama" from her first album)

Tasia also has high hopes of returning to Broadway, where she starred in The Color Purple, and she plans to finally get her GED.

This is make or break time for the single-mother who quickly went from nothing to something. She's got SIX family members counting on her income. But hey, I guess that's what happens when you're famous. Will she turn it around? We'll have to watch and see.

From checking out the first episode, you automatically think you're watching a watered-down version of Keyshia Cole's reality show.

I'll give the show a chance. The first episode wasn't a complete train wreck.

I'm rooting for her. Good luck, Tasia.

SET TO AIR JAN. 11 @ 10 p.m. on VH1

1 comment:

Candace said...

Interesting. I DON'T think this show will be funny in any way shape or form. The family is trying to come off very "bougie" when in fact they are just the opposite. I went to college with the girl Kadejah, and Fantasia came to my school's graduation. I wish her the best, but this reality tv business needs to stop. Like now. lol... And Tasia please go get that GED it is not hard, you are just being lazy... smh. Oh and her second album was hot! I loved it...