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Fantasia Talks New Album, JET Mag with Power 99, Editor Takes It Too Far

We all remember the JET Magazine fiasco right? Well Fantasia sat down with Power 99 to explain why she was so upset over the magazine’s choice to not use her new photos in the first place while JET’s Editor-in-Chief was busy putting her foot in her mouth via Facebook.

We personally still feel like JET made the right decision regarding which picture they decided to use for the cover but according to Fantasia she worked hard to get where she is now and not using new photos is insulting to that.

We aren’t sure where she is now exactly but we already ripped into her once and we aren’t going to do it again… not yet anyway.

The songstress claimed that it was rude of JET to not use her submitted photos when she spent so much time doing a photoshoot just for them.

Despite all the drama over the magazine cover, she did admit that she isn’t angry with the magazine and she would still be more than happy to do another cover shoot for them – she saw the abyss of irrelevancy off in the distance waiting to welcome her home and needed to do some damage control.

After getting her issue with JET off her chest, she moved on to talk about her new album and how she wanted to work with only one producer for the project.

According to the past American Idol winner she felt like some of the music’s biggest icons had their best albums when they worked with only one producer.

So who is the lucky producer to get to create Fantasia’s entire album? A London producer by the name of Harmony Sammons.

The new album “Side Effects of Me” is an emotional album for Fantasia and she’s hoping that it will allow her to connect with her fans on a “real” level.

She spilled many more details about her career, doing Broadway, her illiteracy and much more and you can check out the entire video below; but while Fantasia may not be upset with JET over the pictures anymore the editor-in-chief definitely still had something to say.

JET’s Editor-in-Chief Mitzi Miller took to Facebook to express her personal frustrations with Fantasia.

She already issued a public apology to the powerhouse songstress, but she ruined everything when she let her anger get the best of her.

“The fact that I wasted an hour of my workday writing a press release to address an issue created by a person who cannot even read it is just … #whyiwannaBahousewife,” she wrote on her Facebook fan page.

Mitzi, Mitzi, Mitzi…. Excuse me?

The only reason why I can’t give Fantasia too hard of a time this week is because I had to reserve all of my energy for Mrs. Mitzi.

With such a small space available for black people – nonetheless black women – in the media or the entertainment industry how dare you slam Fantasia for not being able to read?

Your job as an Editor-in-Chief for JET magazine goes much farther than just trying to make JET a successful publication. You should always take it upon yourself to try to uplift other African American women and attacked someone’s learning disability is just sickening.

Making jokes about the awkward photos or her scratchy voice is one thing, but there is certainly a line that should be crossed and Mitzi leaped over it.

We aren’t the only ones who are furious with the Facebook post either. Miller was immediately slammed with some serious backlash in the comments.

“You’re an insensitive clown and JET should be banned from stores all across the map for you and your ignorance, and their stupidity for upholding you,” one angry user wrote. “Fanny should sue you and Jet!”

Others went on to call the editor-in-chief “disgusting,” “shameful,” a “pure disappointment,” and even “a fool.”

She was called many things throughout all the comments, but there was one sentiment that all the users shared – she should be fired for having the audacity to say such a thing.

In addition to being insensitive, she has even exposed herself for being fake and insincere.

“Why even apologize if that’s how you truly feel,” another user asked in a comment. “…I will not be supporting another Jet magazine.”

It didn’t take long for Miller to issue another apology but she has already tarnished her reputation and now it’s hard to even read the apology without rolling your eyes.

“I apologize for the lack of sensitivity show in my FaceBook post,” the statement said. “It was a thoughtless comment made during a moment of frustration. It was unprofessional and not representative of the JET mission, which is to uplift. I regret letting my emotions get the best of me. I am truly apologetic.”

Save the apology Mitzi – it’s not enough to fix things this time. You may have single handedly put yet another nail in Jet’s coffin.

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