Former "American Idol" & "Fear Factor" Contestant Arrested in Virginia

A former contestant on "American Idol" and "Fear Factor" is accused of distributing heroin.

Antonella Barba, 31, was arrested on October 11, 2018, by authorities in Norfolk, Virginia, and charged with distributing more than 100 grams of the drug.  She is set to appear in court today.

Barba, of New Jersey, reached the top 16 on "American Idol" in 2007 and competed on "Fear Factor" in 2012.  She appeared earlier this year on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" for a segment featuring other Idol alums titled "Where Are They Now?"

Previously, Barba has been charged in New York for shoplifting. 

Source:  ABC-13 WSET


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