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'American Idol' Fantasia welcomes a baby boy

Fantasia Barrino gave birth to her second child in North Carolina; Dallas Xavier is her first son. She has a daughter Zion, aged 10. The singer has not named the father.
/ Source: Access Hollywood

Fantasia Barrino has a new bundle of joy!

The “American Idol” Season 3 winner gave birth to her second child on Tuesday in North Carolina, her rep told People. The singer welcomed baby boy Dallas, who weighed in at 7 lbs., 9 oz. and measured 21 inches long.

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“I feel so blessed that my son Dallas Xavier was born healthy, and is a wonderful new addition to our family,” the 27-year-old told the mag.

Adding, “I thank all my fans for their well wishes and continued support.”

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Baby Dallas joins big sister Zion, 10, who Fantasia has from a previous relationship.

In July, the singer announced she was expecting during a concert in in Jacksonville, Fla.

“You are the first persons that I share this news with,” she told the crowd at the time. “And I share this with you because I can relate to you. And for a while I walked around, figuring out what will they say and what will they think about me. But now, I tell you, I don’t live my life for folk… 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.”

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Fantasia has remained mum on who the father of Dallas is, but she has been romantically linked to Antwaun Cook since summer 2010. Antwaun is reportedly in the midst of a divorce from his estranged wife, Paula.