Ex-'American Idol' contestant Antonella Barba arrested on heroin charge

Antonella Barba, a former contestant on “American Idol,” has been arrested in Virginia on drug charges.

The singer, 31, was cuffed Thursday and charged with heroin distribution of 100 grams or more, according to the Norfolk Sheriff’s Office online records.

She is being held in jail without bond, and is scheduled to appear in court Monday morning.

Barba appeared on Season 6 of the reality series in 2007, the year Jordin Sparks was crowned the winner. She made it to the Top 16 before getting eliminated from the competition.

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NEW YORK - MAY 19: Singer Antonella Barba attends Cherry Lane Music Publishing's 50th Anniversary celebration at Brooklyn Bowl on May 19, 2010 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK - MAY 19: Singer Antonella Barba poses on the red carpet at the Cherry Lane Music Publishing's 50th Anniversary celebration at Brooklyn Bowl in Brooklyn on May 19, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images)
HOBOKEN, NJ - NOVEMBER 11: American Idol's Antonella Barba attends the opening of the 4th location of the Village Pourhouse on November 11, 2010 in Hoboken, New Jersey. (Photo by John W. Ferguson/Getty Images)
HOBOKEN, NJ - NOVEMBER 11: American Idol's Antonella Barba attends the opening of the 4th location of the Village Pourhouse on November 11, 2010 in Hoboken, New Jersey. (Photo by John W. Ferguson/Getty Images)
Antonella Barba attends the opening of the new Village Pourhouse on November 11, 2010 in Hoboken, New Jersey. (Photo by Michael N. Todaro/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 31: (L-R) Singer Antonella Barba, Coco and Kim G of 'Real Housewives of New Jersey'attend Noel Ashman's New Year's Eve 2011 at Nuela on December 31, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Charles Eshelman/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 31: Singer Antonella Barba attends Noel Ashman's New Year's Eve 2011 at Nuela on December 31, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Charles Eshelman/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 31: Singer Antonella Barba attends New Year's Eve 2011 at Nuela on December 31, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Steve Mack/Getty Images)
VENICE, CA - JUNE 16: Singer Antonella Barba attends the Muscle Milk Fitness Retreat on June 16, 2011 in Venice Beach, California. (Photo by Angela Weiss/WireImage)
Singer Antonella Barba attends the Muscle Milk Fitness Retreat on June 16, 2011 in Venice Beach, California. (Photo by Angela Weiss/WireImage)
VENICE, CA - JUNE 17: Antonella Barba attends the Muscle Milk Fitness Retreat on June 17, 2011 in Venice, California. (Photo by Jesse Grant/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 23: Antonella Barba attends 'American Idol' Season 11 Grand Finale Show at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on May 23, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 23: Antonella Barba attends 'American Idol' Season 11 Grand Finale Show at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on May 23, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 12: Antonella Barba attends Lenovo ThinkPad P Series launch party at Siggraph 2015 on August 12, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rachel Murray/Getty Images for Lenovo)
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 14: Antonella Barba sings the National Anthem before the game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Arizona Diamondbacks at Dodger Stadium on April 14, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images)
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The New Jersey native’s stint on the show didn’t come without controversy; she made headlines after a series of provocative photos surfaced, including snapshots of her posing in a wet T-shirt at the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C.

“The pictures that were released of me - the ones that are of me - they are very personal and that is not how I intended to portray myself nor do I intend to portray myself that way in the future," she said at the time.

Barba was also arrested in 2011 for allegedly shoplifting from a Manhattan Urban Outfitters.

She appeared alongside a slew of other “Idol” alums, including William Hung and Haley Reinhart, in a “Where Are They Now?” segment that aired on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” in March.

RELATED: Look back at "American Idol" season 4:

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The 'American Idol' cast gets wild at the Season 4 Top 12 Finalists Party.

Carrie Underwood: THEN

Carrie Underwood: NOW

Nearly 15 years after taking the 'Idol' crown, she's the bonafide queen of country music.

Bo Bice: THEN

Bo Bice: NOW

Pretty crazy transformation! The rocker continues to make music and recently had a string of shows in Hawaii.

Jessica Sierra: THEN

Jessica Sierra: NOW

After long-fought battles with drug and alcohol abuse, Jessica was eventually sentenced to a year in rehab. She now has a child of her own and speaks to kids about the dangers of substance abuse.

Mikalah Gordon: THEN

Mikalah Gordon: NOW

She has a standing gig every night singing at Las Vegas' Cosmopolitan Hotel. She also created a web series based on her life, which premiered in 2017.

Anwar Robinson: THEN

Anwar Robinson: NOW

The dreads are gone! He's a music educator and creative arts advocate.

Constantine Maroulis: THEN

Constantine Maroulis: NOW

He's snagged a number of leading Broadway roles, including the title role in "Jekyll and Hyde."

Lindsey Cardinale: THEN

Lindsey Cardinale: NOW

She still makes and performs new music.

Anthony Fedorov: THEN

Anthony Fedorov: NOW

How's that for a makeover? He still makes music and is a proud father. 

Nadia Turner: THEN

Nadia Turner: NOW

So gorgeous! She continues to pursue her career in music.

Vonzell Solomon: THEN

Vonzell Solomon: NOW

The singer-songwriter was at this year's Oscars, proving that you don't need to win "American Idol" to end up on the red carpet.

Scott Savol: THEN

Scott Savol: NOW

He's mostly kept a low profile since the show.

Nikko Smith: THEN

Nikko Smith: NOW

Still killing the stage!

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