Fantasia: "I Knew Exactly What I Was Doing" Before OD

Entertainment Aug. 23, 2010 AT 4:45PM

Fantasia Barrino wants to clear up the rumors surrounding her August 9 suicide attempt.

"I knew exactly what I was doing," Barrino, 26, says in an interview for VH1's Behind the Music (premiering August 24 at 9 P.M.). "You can't accidentally take a whole bottle of pills."

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Earlier this month, the American Idol champ downed a bottle of Aspirin and a sleep aid -- hours after she was rumored to have appeared in a sex tape with a married man, Antwaun Cook, leading his wife, Paula, to allegedly file for divorce. Barrino spent two days in the hospital.

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"I was tired of people doing me wrong, constantly over and over and over again, dealing with my family, dealing with my father, dealing with men and their bulls**t," she explains. "My head was hurting me, and I was over it."

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