#45. Fantasia Says She's "Functionally Illiterate"
Time Stamp: 10/1/2005
She had a great story...a black single mom who became an “American Idol”...who later put out a New York Times best-selling memoir. Fairy tale-esque, right? Well, the then 21-year-old revealed that she was “functionally illiterate” and signed contracts without fully understanding them and struggled to read to her daughter.