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American Idol: Nikki McKibbin Addresses Suicide Rumors…

March 12, 2008 11:44 AM by Jennifer_Brown

Nikki-McKibbin-Courtesy-ExtraRight smack in the middle of the scandalous rumors surrounding this season’s cast of American Idol, season 1′s Nikki McKibbin speaks out about her rumored suicide attempt.

In a recent interview, McKibbinrefuted allegations that depression over her mother’s death ended in a suicide attempt that landed her in the hospital. While McKibbin admits thather mother’sdeath hit her hard, and reports that she “can’t remember” whether she said she’d wanted to join her mother in heaven,it was actually an allergic reaction to pain medication that facilitated her hospital stay, which she calls “traumatic.”

McKibbin, once an exotic dancer,alsosounds off onthe dancing controversy of current Idol contestant, David Hernandez,advising the Idol to let peoples’ opinions roll off his back and not let it “ruin your life.”

McKibbin has just released her debut album, Unleashed.

Catch the full Nikki McKibbin interview Wednesday, March 12th on Extra.

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