Indictment: Ex-‘American Idol’ Contestant was Drug Courier

According to court documents, she was trying to deliver nearly 2 pounds of fentanyl when she was arrested last year.

  • Published 13 February 2019
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NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A recently unsealed court document says a former contestant on both "American Idol" and "Fear Factor" worked as a courier for a drug ring and was trying to deliver nearly 2 pounds (830 grams) of fentanyl when she was arrested last year. The Virginian-Pilot reports 32-year-old Antonella Barba was back in custody Monday, following a federal indictment charging her with conspiracy to distribute cocaine, heroin and fentanyl. Barba was originally arrested… Read at AP News