This is not the first time the talented singer-songwriter has ended up at the hospital alerting her family and friends. I just didn’t want to feel what I was feeling at that moment any more.’ In 2011 she briefly dated musician Cass Dillon. She has left the musicians in the past and is currently dating 36-year-old restaurateur, Ryan Gleason. [Read The Whole Story...] Ryan’s girlfriend was performing her closing-night engagement at Café Carlyle on Saturday after a two-week run.
In 2009 following her break up with musician Jimmy Riot after meeting him at age 19, she was left heartbroken by her split from boyfriend of five years and was hospitalized after taking a bunch of pills in what was believed to be a suicide attempt that she later said ‘I got caught up in my own head. Is not clear yet how they met but they have been dating for a year now. Although we might think Ryan’s special lady has had it easy, the stress of filling in the shoes on both her father and mother was a huge deal for hear growing up.
Bad break-ups are hard to get over, sometimes impossible-feeling, which is why we have to admire Alexa Ray Joel's spirit.
After having a particularly heart-breaking year last year, in which she broke up with her long-term, bass-playing ex, Jimmy Riot; popped a lot of pills in a supposed suicide attempt; and made a visit to the hospital that was chronicled by every major newspaper; Alexa has reportedly moved on and has started dating again. Although we are nervous that dating another musician might not have been the wisest move on Alexa's part, we hope that she has at least learned from her last relationship about how to end a relationship without going bananas from grief.
after the end of a four-year romantic relationship but not wanting to bother anyone since it was the holiday season.
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On Monday, the 32-year-old daughter of Billy Joel and Christie Brinkley revealed she is engaged to boyfriend Ryan Gleason.
“So I was completely taken off-guard, dumbstruck, and shell-shocked- and FOR ONCE in my life, I had absolutely no words, and I couldn’t speak…
Joel is known for her melodic song writing, and has noted that her musical upbringing with her father gave her a "unique inside-peek into the songwriting process," and "It's no wonder I write music in the same way (my father) does: melody first, and lyrics second." On December 5, 2009, Joel ingested an excessive quantity of Traumeel, a homeopathic alternative to ibuprofen. I was in so much pain and I just wanted to numb it." Describing overcoming the relationship dependence that triggered her December 2009 Traumeel incident, she said: "I've got to get a new band, whole new songs, whole new career plan.
Joel is reported to have taken "several pills"; an NYU Medical Center toxicologist said the drug has "no active ingredient" and indicated that it was essentially impossible to overdose ("basically you'd be taking more of nothing").
Just like any other pro, she wanted her show to go on but she had said she was not feeling well.