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Fantasia released from the hospital; 911 call goes public

August 11, 2010 |  9:29 pm


Fantasia Barrino was released from a Charlotte, N.C., hospital Wednesday, Show Tracker reports, in the wake of treatment for a Monday overdose of aspirin and a sleep aid.

"She has been lifted up by the outpouring of love and support from her fans," her manager, Brian Dickens, said in a statement.

Fans stopped by Fantasia's home Wednesday, some leaving cards, flowers or simply words of support, local news channel WCNC reported. (See a clip from their broadcast, above.)

A relatively calm call to 911 also made its way public Wednesday, revealing that at the time of the call,  Fantasia was "slowly losing consciousness" and that she'd been taken into the shower by people trying to keep her awake -- listen here.

-- Christie D'Zurilla

Related dispatches from the Ministry of Gossip:

Fantasia overdose reported by police as a suicide attempt

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