Fantasia Barrino Hospitalized for Medication Overdose

The lawsuit alleging an affair and a sex tape may have pushed the American Idol over the edge.

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Former American Idol star Fantasia Barrino was hospitalized last night in Charlotte, N.C., for what authorities are calling a medication overdose. Barrino has been at the center of a cheating scandal for the past year. The wife of Antwaun Cook, the man with whom Barrino is alleged to have had an affair, named Barrino in the divorce suit and said that there was also a sex tape involved. Barrino denied allegations of a sex tape. Barrino has struggled in recent years with finances, literacy and family issues. This is tragic on so many levels. We are wondering why she's being raked over the coals for her alleged affair while other alleged famous cheaters like Alicia Keys and Angelina Jolie get shown so much love in spite of it. Wishing her a speedy recovery.

Read more at the Hollywood Reporter.

--Nsenga K. Burton