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Fantasia: OD Was No Accident

'American Idol' star says she 'wanted to be at peace'

(Newser) - Fantasia Barrino’s overdose was no accident. “At that moment, I wanted out. I wanted it to be over with—all of it,” she says in a VH1 Behind the Music interview airing tomorrow—the same day her new album is released. “I just sat in the... More »

After OD, Fantasia Back With Married Lover

And it's all caught on tape for reality show, of course

(Newser) - Despite a suicide attempt that was partially blamed on her relationship with Antwaun Cook, Fantasia Barrino was back together with the still-married man within 24 hours of leaving the hospital. The two were spotted “having a heart-to-heart,” as Radar puts it …conveniently enough, the whole thing was... More »

Idol Alum Fantasia Hospitalized After OD

'Overwhelmed' singer took aspirin, sleep aid

(Newser) - Former American Idol champ Fantasia Barrino is hospitalized after overdosing on a combination of aspirin and a sleep aid, but her manager says her life isn't in danger. Fantasia had been distraught and "overwhelmed by the lawsuit and the media attention" related to her affair with the married Antwaun... More »

Octu-Mom Reality Show Not Such a Done Deal

Plus, other B-listers get reality shows, more

(Newser) - Don’t set your DVRs just yet: Nadya Suleman’s reality show isn’t finalized, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Though Suleman claimed a show in the UK was practically a done deal, no network has agreed to carry it—and an agreement with the production company is still pending.... More »

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