Country star has launched a lawsuit against her mother in a bid to stop her talking to the press. The star, who has a history of alcohol and drug abuse, was reportedly found passed out at her mother's home in Fort Myers, Florida on Tuesday morning, May 25, sparking speculation she'd taken an overdose.
Her mum, Gayle, called for help, suggesting the singer had attempted to commit suicide. Paramedics arrived and McCready was transported to Cape Coral Hospital. The singer's spokesman, Brent Young, has since played down the incident, revealing McCready simply experienced a bad reaction to the pain pills she had been prescribed after breaking her toe on Sunday, May 23 and her mum had simply "overreacted".