Fantasia overdose

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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 »

10 Celebs Who OD'd and Lived

Fantasia isn't the only lucky one

(Newser) - DJ AM, Janis Joplin, Heath Ledger, Judy Garland: The list of stars lost to drug overdoses is a long one . Happily, there's also a roster of celebrities who OD'd and lived. As a follow-up to Fantasia's aspirin/sleeping pill incident , The Frisky runs down 10 celebs who did just that.
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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 »

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