Antonella Barba Already In a Scandal?

February 24, 2007 By:
Antonella Barba Already In a Scandal?

American Idol contestant Antonella Barba seems to be very popular even before winning the competition. The 20 year old New Jersey native was the most popular name searched on AOL last week. So what happens when you are that popular? Scandal!

Scandalous photos of the 20-year-old have been leaked on the Web. Though some of them are relatively innocent, others are far more raunchy.

So will this scandal out Barba from the competition? FOX declined to comment on the matter and Idol producer Nigel Lythgoe says he was unaware of the photographs.

"We have really good background checks on everybody, and we deal with that every season," he said. "It's sad, isn't it, that your best friends are the ones that come forward with information that will go to Smoking Gun or put your photographs on the Web?"