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Darius Rucker Breaks His Silence On Ex Kate Quigley's Near-Fatal Fentanyl Overdose

Sep. 18 2021, Published 3:02 p.m. ET

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Darius Rucker has spoken!

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The 55-year-old country crooner broke his silence regarding his ex, comedian Kate Quigley’s shocking near-fatal overdose earlier this month.

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“You know, she's doing great. She's coming out of that,” he spilled at the iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas on Friday. “I'm glad that she's doing that.”

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“My heart goes out to all the other victims, but [Quigley] is doing okay,” the Hootie & the Blowfish vocalist said, reported PEOPLE. Rucker and the comedian dated for much of 2020 following the “Wagon Wheel” singer’s divorce.

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As OK! previously reported, Quigley was hospitalized after a suspected fentanyl-laced cocaine overdose at a party in Venice, Calif. on Friday, September 3.

LAPD officers arrived at a home in the stunning beach town and found three people dead, including stand-up comedian Fuquan Johnson, Natalie Williamson and Enrico Colangeli.

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Officer Mike Lopez said there “was no indication of foul play” and they suspected the victims overdosed on a tainted bag of coke.

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The 39-year-old The Office alum spoke out while she was still in recovery following the harrowing ordeal thanking her fans for their support.

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“I'm gonna be ok. Still in hospital, recovering slowly,” she tweeted on Wednesday, September 8. “♥ Thanks so much to everyone who has reached out!!! It really has made a difference. Truly.”

She was discharged from the hospital on Saturday, September 11, and appears to be on the mend as she was spotted around Los Angeles days later.

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OK! reported Quigley was seen cruising around in her convertible and stopping at a barbershop for a brief chat, before getting back on the road.

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The blonde beauty seemed to be on the up and up, as she sported a casual outfit for her day out, wearing a black graphic T-shirt, cut-off jean shorts, a baseball cap and flip flops.

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