fantasia barrino overdose Report: Fantasia Barrino treated for overdose [Updated]UPDATE: Fantasia’s manager tells TMZ that she felt “overwhelmed” by the media attention she’s received in the past couple of days.

“She took an overdose of aspirin and a sleep aid,” the rep’s statement says. “Her injuries are not life threatening. She was dehydrated and exhausted
at the time. Fantasia is stable now. She will be released from the
hospital soon.”

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Former “American Idol” winner Fantasia Barrino was taken to a North Carolina hospital Monday night after an overdose on medication.

The 26-year-old Barrino, who’s been at the center of a sex-tape controversy in recent days, was taken to a hospital in Charlotte, N.C., shortly before 9 p.m. ET Monday (Aug. 9). Her rep confirms to TMZ that Barrino was admitted for a “medication overdose.”

Details surrounding the incident — first reported by WCNC-TV in Charlotte — are sketchy. It’s unclear what kind of medication was involved, or whether the overdose was accidental or intentional.

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