Former "American Idol" Contestant Arrested For Heroin Distribution

Some actuality tv stars are capable of cling onto fame for years after their preliminary debut. Others grow to be misplaced in time. Things have not labored out very effectively for former American Idol star Antonella Barba. As reported by TMZ, Barba has been arrested for the distribution of heroin. According to the Norfolk Sheriff’s Office, Barba was arrested on Thursday in Virginia simply earlier than midday, and was hit with a felony cost for heroin distribution of 100g or extra. She is at present being held in jail with out bond, with a courtroom date scheduled for subsequent week.

Barba took half within the sixth season of American Idol in 2007, however was eradicated proper earlier than the highest 12 had been chosen. She was on the heart of a gentle scandal whereas on the present when a photograph of her sporting a moist t-shirt whereas dipped within the fountain of Washington D.C.’s National World War II Memorial started circulating. Barba was arrested for shoplifting in New York in 2011, however nonetheless appeared on Fear Factor the next 12 months. She remained as an obscure expertise for years, and was final seen on Jimmy Kimmel Live! alongside a solid of different American Idol contenders for a phase referred to as “Where Are They Now?”