David Bianculli of The New York Daily News reviewed ‘The Fantasia Barrino Story: Life Is Not a Fairy Tale’, giving the biopic on the ‘American Idol’ season three champ only one star. Bianculli said the TV special “doesn’t ignore some of the elements that make her story unusual in the first place – dropping out of high school, becoming pregnant, raising her daughter as an unmarried woman. It does, however, ignore everything many viewers will come to this telemovie wanting to know: namely, what’s it really like to compete in, and win, ‘American Idol’.” The show airs on Saturday night at 9 PM ET/PT on Lifetime. The full article at nydailynews.com has since been removed or relocated.
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