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Alexa Ray Joel hospitalized in NYC

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Alexa Ray Joel, the daughter of musician Billy Joel and supermodel Christie Brinkley, was hospitalized Saturday in New York City. A law enforcement official tells the Associated Press that the 23-year-old ingested eight pills. It wasn’t clear, according to the source, whether she had accidentally overdosed or had attempted suicide. She is hospitalized in stable condition and receiving treatment, Joel’s publicist Claire Mercuri told the AP Saturday.

UPDATE: Alexa Ray Joel source: She took a homeopathic drug, had breathing problems

FROM THE EW ARCHIVE (2007): Alexa Ray Joel performs in NYC: On the scene