American Idol star attempts suicide after accusations she slept with a married man surface.
Fantasia Barrino was hospitalized Monday night after overdosing on a cocktail of aspirin and sleep aids, according to the singer's rep. Luckily, the dose wasn't lethal and the former American Idol winner and reality TV star, is now in stable condition at a North Carolina Hospital. 10 Hottest American Idol Contestants Ever
"Her injuries are not life-threatening. She was dehydrated and exhausted at the time," Barrino's manager, Brian Dickens, said in a statement. "Fantasia is stable now. She will be released from the hospital soon."
Although her rep did not explicitly call the overdose a suicide attempt, the police report, which said Barrino was found with "possible internal injuries, classified the incident as a "suicide attempt," according to People.com.
So why would the star of the VH1 reality show, Fantasia For Real, who is scheduled to release her third album in two weeks, want to kill herself? Heartbreak and stress, according to her rep. Going Through A Breakup: What's Normal?
Just yesterday, news broke that Fantasia had an affair with a married man named Antwuan Cook, after his wife filed a divorce lawsuit, naming the singer as the other woman and referencing a sex tape that Barrino and Cook allegedly made. All About The Eva Mendes "Sex Tape"
Although Fantasia immediately denied she was responsible for breaking up the Cook's marriage and her lawyer, Gena Morris, accused Cook's wife of involving Barrino just to get media attention, the star's actions indicate that in reality, she may feel pretty guilty about the affair.
More Juicy Content From YourTango:
- Is He Cheating? 10 Tell-Tale Signs [EXPERT]
- The Best Relationship Advice On YourTango
- How To Save Your Hopeless Marriage [EXPERT]