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Fantasia Barrino hospitalized after aspirin-sleep aid overdose

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American Idol winner Fantasia has been hospitalized and treated for an overdose of aspirin and a sleep aid, her manager, Brian Dickens, confirmed to People today. “Her injuries are not life threatening. She was dehydrated and exhausted at the time,” Dickens said. “Fantasia is stable now. She will be released from the hospital soon.” The news comes a day after the singer issued a statement saying she is not responsible for breaking up the marriage of a North Carolina couple.