Singer McCready Attempts Suicide

By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 17, 2008 8:20 PM CST
Country artist Mindy McCready perfoms at the CMA Music Festival Thursday, June 5, 2008, in Nashville, Tenn.   (AP Photo/Bill Waugh)
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(Newser) – Country singer Mindy McCready, dragged into an uncomfortable spotlight in April when she admitted to an affair with Roger Clemens, has been hospitalized after an apparent suicide attempt, the Daily News reports. McCready's brother found her in her Nashville home after she cut her wrists and took pills. McCready, 33, needed surgery for a severed tendon and is undergoing psychological evaluation. McCready needed treatment over the summer for a nervous breakdown.