Fantasia For Real VH1 500 Fantasia Barrino: Was her overdose a suicide attempt?First, the good news.American Idol winner Fantasia Barrino, who suffered an overdose of aspirin and sleeping pills on Monday night, has been released from the hospital, according to RadarOnline.

“She has been lifted up by the outpouring of love and support from her
fans. She is more committed than ever to her daughter and her work
because they are her heart, her soul and inspiration,” her manager says in a statement.

The bad news is that all signs point to the overdose having been an intentional attempt to take her own life. The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department classified the overdose as a suicide attempt.
]]>obtained by TMZ, a male caller tells emergency responders that Barrino was bleeding and had taken an entire bottle of aspirin. “She’s in the shower. Her family tried to put her in the shower to try to keep her awake until the paramedics get there,” says the caller, who explains that Barrino was “slowly losing consciousness.” Barrino’s next album, “Back to Me” is due to be released on August 24. Follow Zap2it and @cadlymack on Twitter and Zap2it on Facebook for the latest TV, movie and celebrity news. Photo Credit: VH1

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