Winner of “American Idol’s” third season, she announced the news to fans on Sunday at a concert in Jacksonville, Florida.
“You are the first persons that I share this news with,” she told the crowd. “And for a while I walked around figuring out what will they say and what will they think about me.”
Without revealing who the father is, she continued, “So, this child that I carry- God has given me this child. And I don’t have to hide it from none of y’all.”
The couple made headlines last summer after Cook’s divorce from Paula Cook, who claimed the singer was responsible for her break-up. Fantasia and Antwaun both deny the accusation.