September 13, 2012 by The ReadyWriter
Fantasia Barrino’s estranged baby father, Antwaun Cook, has apparently gone back to his wife again. Gossip website RadarOnline.com reports that Cook signed an affidavit admitting he slept with the singer while he was still married to his wife.
By admitted he committed adultery, Antwaun paves the way for his wife, Paula Cook, to sue Barrino for “alienation of affection” under North Carolina law. Barrino and Cook have a toddler son together. They reportedly split up last year amidst allegations of Cook cheating, according to gossip mongers.
In August 2010, Paula Cook filed court documents claiming her husband began a “covert adulterous affair” with Fantasia in August 2009. When Cook told Fantasia he was going back to his wife, the 28-year-old ‘American Idol’ winner swallowed an overdose of Aspirin and crawled into a closet inside her North Carolina mansion.
The distraught singer was briefly hospitalized and treated for internal bleeding and depression.
In court documents, Fanstasia stated that Antwaun Cook had split from his wife by the time they started sleeping together, but new court documents obtained exclusively by RadarOnline.com prove otherwise.
From Radar Online:
Given Antwaun’s admission of adultery, if his estranged wife desired to do so she would now legally sue Fantasia for Alienation of Affection, which is a North Carolina law in which one can sue the third-party who “alienates” the affections of one spouse from the other spouse.
Just last year an unnamed jilted wife was awarded a $30 million “bench verdict” and the year before a $5.9 million case was awarded to the innocent spouse.
Fantasia has developed a reputation for being a home wrecker. The part-time actress was involved in a longterm relationship with Atlanta rapper Young Dro, who broke up with his longtime girlfriend to date Fantasia. Dro has since gone back to his girlfriend.