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Fantasia barrino hospitalized after aspirin overdose – Antwaun Cook breakup shock?

Posted by on Aug 11, 2010 | Leave a Comment

After swallowing a mixture of aspirin and a sleep aid, “American Idol” alum Fantasia Barrino, 26, has been hospitalized. According to local source, the 26-year-old R&B singer was rushed by ambulance to Carolinas Medical Center-Pineville in her hometown of Charlotte, North Carolina, at about 8:55 p.m. Monday evening.

According to the statement reported by TMZ, Fantasia ingested the medication after feeling “overwhelmed by the lawsuit and the media attention” surrounding her relationship with married boyfriend Antwaun Cook. In a divorce petition filed last week, A North Carolina woman, Paula Cook singled out Barrino’s “covert adulterous affair” with her husband as the reason for the breakup of her marriage to Antwaun Cook. She says Barrino once told her over the phone, “He don’t want you. Maybe the next time that you get a husband you’ll know how to keep him. That’s why he is here with me.

Dickens said “there is plenty (Fantasia) does not know” and added that she’s heartbroken over “any pain she may have caused” after reading the filing from Paula Cook. He also accepted that Fantasia had a relationship with Cook for 11 months, but said that Fantasia believed Cook when he said “he was not happy in his marriage and his heart was not in it. She believed him when he told her that he and Mrs. Cook were separated late in the summer of 2009.

Fantasia’s manager stated: “Fantasia has always been an open book. Honesty, self-respect, and personal responsibility are values she wears proudly.” He said, “Fantasia read Mrs. Cook’s complaint against Mr. Cook for the first time yesterday. She knows some of the allegations in Mrs. Cook’s complaint are totally false. There are others she strongly doubts. There is plenty she does not know”, “Fantasia is heartbroken and is sorry for any pain she may have caused. Yesterday, she was totally overwhelmed by the lawsuit and the media attention.

In the year 2004, Fantasia won the “American Idol” crown and on August 24, 2010, she is going to release her third album, “Back to Me”. She was supposed to do promotion for the album this week in a Wednesday interview with The Associated Press was canceled earlier Tuesday. Her VH1 reality show, “Fantasia for Real,” returns for a second season on September 19, 2010.

Video of Fantasia Barrino hospitalized – Aspirin Overdose from YouTube:


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