Getty ImagesAlexa Ray Joel
, the daughter of singer Billy Joel
and supermodel Christie Brinkley
, has been hospitalized this afternoon in Manhattan after the paramedics were called to her West Village apartment. The 23-year-old said she had taken 8 pills, according to the New York Daily News
. Alexa Ray Joel and Christie Brinkley (Bauer Griffin)
Apparently the girl's roommate called 911 and claimed Alexa took too many sleeping pills about 1:20pm. Police are calling the matter a suicide attempt, according to Huffington Post
. She had allegedly just broken up with her boyfriend.
Sources say she is in stable condition at St. Vincent’s Hospital and is expected to pull through. Alexa dropped out of NYU and pursued a singing career, and was supposed to perform twice in Manhattan next week.
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