Fantasia Barrino leaves hospital
Fantasia Barrino has been released from a Charlotte, N.C. hospital, People is reporting, after being admitted on Monday for an overdose of aspirin and a sleeping aid. “She has been lifted up by the outpouring of love and support from her fans,” said Dickens. The incident came one day after Barrino issued a statement denying she was responsible for breaking up a marriage of a North Carolina couple. On Tuesday, Barrino’s manager issued a further statement admitting Barrino dated the man in question “off an on for 11 months,” but had believed he was separated from his wife at the time.
Barrino’s new album, Back to Me, is due for release Aug. 24.