Coffee Talk: Fantasia Defends Her Smarts on Twitter

Here's what's got us talking this Monday morning: When folks started calling the singer and "American Idol" winner "dumb," Fantasia didn't take criticism sitting down, she took to Twitter to defend herself. Usher wants to sing a duet with Bill Clinton, and Tiger Woods dropped some F-bombs on TV. Here's what you had to say: Cheryl commented via Facebook: "People are so judgmental. How would you like to be scrutinized and picked apart for everything you say or do?" Cynthia wrote via Facebook: "She is smart enough to make more money and be more successful than any of her haters."


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