Following the leak, Barba's situation was compared to that of contestant , who had been disqualified when topless photos of her surfaced.
However, a case could be made that girl with her mouth full in those pics is not actually the American Idol contestant.
During a trip to San Francisco, Barba had been approached by Focus.
Antonella Barba sex tape and nude photos were leaked online, and she gained fame before anyone has voted for her! Despite initially denying these charges, she pleaded guilty in July 2019 to distributing , and was sentenced to three years and nine months in in November 2019.