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  1. Singer Age: 29 •Born in Grand Prairie, Texas. Now lives in Fort Worth, Texas. •Married to her second husband, Craig (Friday the 13th, 2007) •One biological child Tristen (age 10,) and one stepdaughter (age 13) •Third finalist in the 1st season of American Idol (2002). Was the first American Idol contestant to sing rock, and held the record for being the only finalist to be in the bottom two or three on five separate occasions. A record that stood until 2006.......  Read Full Bio »

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  1. Singer
    Age: 29

    •Born in Grand Prairie, Texas. Now lives in Fort Worth, Texas.
    •Married to her second husband, Craig (Friday the 13th, 2007)
    •One biological child Tristen (age 10,) and one stepdaughter (age 13)
    •Third finalist in the 1st season of American Idol (2002). Was the first American Idol contestant to sing rock, and held the record for being the only finalist to be in the bottom two or three on five separate occasions. A record that stood until 2006.
    •Prior to appearing on American Idol, she was a top 20 finalist on Popstars.
    •Has had consistent money problems in her life and at one time was a stripper "to support her son." After American Idol, she started waiting tables.
    •Has appeared in numerous reality shows...a special 'reality stars' episode of Fear Factor; Battle of the Network Reality Stars (during which she clashed with Omarosa); and Kill Reality (a documentary about the making of a movie starring former reality TV stars).
    •Appeared in a video for the band Rivethead and toured with them to promote her long-awaited debut album, "Unleashed", which came out in May, 2007 on her manager's record label, Chenoa Records.
    •In August 2007, her mother died after a night partying with Nicki, drinking and doing cocaine (her mother was three times the legal limit when she died). Although her mom was an addict herself, Nicki carries tremendous guilt about her mother's death because she supplied her with the drugs and alcohol that night.
    •Nicki was reportedly hospitalized in February 2008 after a suicide attempt (a number of white pills purported to be "migraine medication"). A friend said she was depressed and wanted to be "with her mom in heaven." She got violent in the cop car, trying to kick out the windows and was released after 72 hours.
    •Nicki has a history of anger and aggression and is prone to violent behavior.
    •She attributes much of her severe anger and drug abuse to being sexually and physically abused as a child at the hands of her own cousin.

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