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A Former 'American Idol' Contestant Has Just Been Arrested

A former 'American Idol' contestant was arrested recently due to a drug offense.

According to TMZ, 31-year-old Antonella Barba reportedly tried to distribute heroin in Norfolk, Virginia.

For those who don't remember Barba, she competed on season six of the reality show.

She has had her fair share of trouble in the past, including shoplifting charges dating back seven years.

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You may also recall, while she was on 'American Idol,' she faced widespread criticism after racy photos of her surfaced online.

At the time, friends of Barba said the photos were altered to appear to be of her, but were not actually photographs of the singer.

To the surprise of everyone, Barba remained on the show, but was inevitably voted off early in the competition.

Antonella's current run in with the law carries a charge of felony drug-distribution.

She will appear in court later this week.

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