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Billy Joel: Daughter on the Mend After OD

Alexa Ray Joel took a homeopathic drug, source says
By Marie Morris,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 6, 2009 2:39 PM CST
Billy Joel: Daughter on the Mend After OD
Christie Brinkley and daughter Alexa Ray Joel pose before attending the Princess Grace Awards Gala Nov. 2, 2006, in New York.   (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)

(Newser) – Alexa Ray Joel is out of the hospital and "is going to be fine," her father, Billy Joel, said last night. The 23-year-old singer-songwriter, reportedly distraught over a recent breakup, was treated at a New York hospital after overdosing on a substance a source identifies as a homeopathic drug. Her mother, Christie Brinkley, was with her at the hospital. Although she has had "moments of being despondent.” the source tells Entertainment Weekly, “Alexa is actually very happy and healthy."
(Read more Alexa Ray Joel stories.)

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