Former ‘American Idol’ Contender Antonella Barba Arrested, Accused of Attempting to Distribute Heroin
Antonella Barba, a former American Idol contestant, was reportedly arrested for allegedly attempting to distribute heroin. See the contestant's photo of season 6 here.
Antonella Barba, who is known for her appearance in the sixth season of American Idol, was arrested for allegedly attempting to distribute heroin, according to TMZ. The singer was arrested on Thursday, Oct. 11 in Virginia at around 11:30 am and faces a charge of distributing 100g or more of heroin, said the Norfolk sheriff’s office at the shop. There are not many details at the moment, but Barba, 31, is still in jail with no bail and his court date is scheduled for next week.
This is not the first time Antonella Barba meets the law. In 2011, she was arrested for shoplifting in New York. This did not seem to prevent him from appearing in a Fear Factor episode the following year, however. During the episode, entitled “Roach Trainer”, Barba was competing with a woman named Jenna. The duo – who claimed to own a singing telegraph company – was eliminated in the first round when Jenna resigned.
Records from the Virginia County Sheriff’s Office Norfolk indicate that former American Idol rival Antonella Barba was arrested Friday for attempting to sell heroin. Because the amount of heroin has exceeded 100 grams, Barba is facing charges. The date of the attempted sale that brought her into trouble, occurred Thursday at about 11:30 pm, She is currently behind bars without obligation. She is scheduled to appear in court on Monday, according to Radar Online.
Antonella Barba appeared on Season 6 of American Idol which aired in 2007. She made the final 16 but was eliminated before the final 12 participants were selected. About this time, photos of her in a wet T-shirt in Washington, DC World War II memorial came into being, leading to a reaction about the perception of disrespect, she exposes for the memory veterans of the war. In 2010, she released her single Jersey Girl which she co-wrote with a video created for the song. In 2011, she faced two fresh shoplifting offenses in Manhattan, New York.
Earlier this year, as reported by Entertainment Tonight, Antonella Barba appeared in a “Where Are They Now?” Episode on Jimmy Kimmel Live! Featuring several former American Idol participants in a parody of the 1980s classic, We Are in The World of Video. Also appearing that the night was Haley Reinhart, Ruben Studdard, and Taylor Hicks. Reinhart appeared on Season 10 of the American Idol show and had a run-in with last year’s law when she was arrested as a result of a fight in a Chicago bar. The judge has waived any sanction provided that it stays out of trouble for the next two years.
In May, Antonella Barba performed the national anthem before one of the Los Angeles Dodgers at the gambling house. His Instagram account describes it as an American Idol Season 6 finalists, singer, violinist, pianist, and “the 21st Century Renaissance Woman”. ”
Barba made an appearance on television earlier this year Jimmy Kimmel Live. Jimmy Kimmel brought together a number of former Star Idol for a special musical segment “Where are they now?”. Former participants, including winners Ruben Studdard and Taylor Hicks, recorded a song similar to “We Are the World” from 1985, in which each singer explained what he had been doing since the end of his season.