Former ‘American Idol’ Star Busted On Heroin Charges

Former ‘American Idol’ Star Busted On Heroin Charges

Former American Idol contestant Antonella Barba, 31, was arrested for allegedly trying to distribute heroin, Norfolk County Sheriff's Office records reveal.

Barba, who was eliminated from the show right before the top 12 were chosen way back in 2007, had already come into some notoriety during the season...

The singer was busted Friday in Virginia and is facing a felony charge of heroin distribution of 100g or more, but the offense actually took place Thursday. according to the Norfolk Sheriff's Office.

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Antonella is facing a felony charge of heroin distribution of 100g or more and she's now being held without bond.

Barba sobbed when she was voted off in the Idol season that Jordin Sparks ultimately won.

In 2011, Barba was charged with two misdemeanors for shoplifting in Manhattan, New York. This didn't seem to affect her from appearing on an episode of Fear Factor the following year, though. She remained as an obscure talent for years, and was last seen on Jimmy Kimmel Live! alongside a cast of other American Idol contenders for a segment called "Where Are They Now?"

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