Fantasia Barrino Hospitalized For Overdose

Posted by Moxie on August 10th, 2010




NEW YORK - APRIL 20: Singer Fantasia poses backstage during the Vh1 Upfront 2010 at Pier 59 Studios on April 20, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images)

Eep. Well, this isn’t good news: American Idol-winner Fantasia Barrino was hospitalized last night after overdosing on aspirin and a sleep aid. The official statement released by her publicist tries to make it seem like an accident:

Fantasia is stable now. She will be released from the hospital soon. Fantasia is a fighter and a survivor. This is not the hardest thing Fantasia has endured.”

Muh-huh. Pretty much everything that her rep says includes some reference to her rough upbringing, as though it ever has anything to do with whatever is actually going on. In any case, it’s pretty much bull, as the hospital classified her as an 801-suicide, with serious injuries.

Although it’s still possible that this was an accident, it seems unlikely, given what the hospital thinks and the timing: Barrino’s been facing a fair amount of criticism in the past few days as details of her affair with a married man have come to light. Not only has she supposedly made a sex tape with Antwuan Cook of North Carolina, she’s allegedly been flying him around the country to wherever she’s been performing, as well as tattooing his name on her chest. Classy!

Honestly, it takes two people to cheat, but be smart: if he likes it, he’ll take his damn ring off and tell his wife it’s over before starting a relationship with you. Sing it loud, girls. Now all I need is some catchy choreography and Kanye West on my side…



Category: Affair, American Idol, Celebrity Cheaters, Fantasia Barrino, Moxie, Suicide