Alexa Ray Joel Called 911 Herself: “Took Pills. Want to Die”

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The daughter of singer Billy Joel and model Christie Brinkley dialed 911 herself after popping a handful of homeopathic pills Saturday, according to the New York Post.

"Took pills. Want to die," Alexa Ray Joel, 23, told the dispatcher, the Post claims.

Allegedly distraught over a recent breakup, she swallowed eight tablets of Traumeel, an herbal alternative to ibuprofen, which were incapable of killing her. But she still panicked and called the emergency line to get help, sources told the Post.

According to the Post, EMS workers soon received a message from the 911 dispatcher saying: "Female caller. Took eight pills. Wants to die. Now feels funny. Wants to live," sources said.

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They rushed her to St. Vincent's Hospital in New York City's Greenwich Village, where she was later released.

She "is going to be fine," her dad, Billy Joel, told reporters late Saturday.

Alexa Ray is now staying with her father after the pill scare.

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