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Amy Winehouse May Not Have Died From Alcohol Poisoning, London Officials Say

Dec 17, 2012 08:35 AM

amywinehouse230pic.jpgAmy Winehouse's death may not have been as a result of alcohol poisoning, London officials are reporting.

A new investigation is suggesting that the coroner, who claimed Winehouse died back in July 2011 due to alcohol-related issues, did not have the proper prerequisites.

The report adds that the Assistant Deputy Suzanne Greenaway was appointed to her position in 2009 by her husband.

Greenaway also reportedly didn't have the required five years experience by the London Law Society.

Greenaway's husband has since resigned from his role as coroner for inner north London.




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Amy Winehouse's Ex Husband Blake Fielder-Civil In A Coma

Aug 9, 2012 08:20 AM

AWINEHOUSE090307_07_X17cropbright.jpgBlake Fielder-Civil has been rushed to the hospital due to multiple organ failure and is currently in a coma, according to online reports.

Amy Winehouse's 30-year-old ex husband is believed to have overdosed.

Fielder-Civil was reportedly found choking in his bed by his girlfriend Sarah Aspin. She tells The Sun:

    "The doctors say they don't know the prognosis. They said they put him in a coma to help him and due to infection."

Fielder-Civil has had a number of run-ins with the law. In 2008, he was sent to jail for assault, and last year, he was locked up for imitation firearm possession and burglary.




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Amy Winehouse's Parents To Receive Her $4.6 Million Estate

Mar 29, 2012 10:00 AM

awinehousebrazil011511_01_2.jpgAmy Winehouse's parents are set to receive their daughter's $4.66 million dollar estate, nearly nine months after her unfortunate passing.

The late singer didn't prepare a will, allowing Mitch and Janis Winehouse to inherit her fortune by default.

Mitch also becomes the administrator of her estate in the process while her ex-husband, Blake Fielder-Civil, is not due to receive any portion of her earnings according to probate documents.

Winehouse, who died in July 2011 due to alcohol poisoning, was worth an estimated $10 million due in large part to her hit album Back To Black, which sold over 10 million copies worldwide.




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Amy Winehouse's New Album Gets December Release

Oct 31, 2011 07:55 AM

AWinehouseG0530_01_X17new.jpgAmy Winehouse may be gone, but her legacy will continue with the release of a brand new album featuring 12 tracks ... hitting stores this December.

The singer's father released the following statement to The Sun:

    "It wasn't until I sat down with the rest of the family and listened to this album that I fully appreciated the breadth of Amy's talent. From jazz standards to hip-hop songs, it really took my breath away. I never realized what a true genius she was."

Producers Mark Ronson and Salaam Remi produced the album which will be released under Island Records.

The album will feature new songs including "Between the Cheats" and a slower version of her hit "Valerie."




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Amy Winehouse Coroner's Report: Died From Consuming Too Much Alcohol

Oct 26, 2011 08:30 AM

winehouse032311_07_X17230.jpgAmy Winehouse's cause of death has officially been ruled "Death by misadventure." The coroner's report also goes on to say the singer died of extreme alcohol consumption ... noting that at the time of her death, her blood alcohol level was four times the legal limit.

The Winehouse family released the following statement:

    "It is some relief to finally find out what happened to Amy. We understand there was alcohol in her system when she passed away, it is likely a build up of alcohol in her system over a number of days. The court heard that Amy was battling hard to conquer her problems with alcohol and it is a source of great pain to us that she could not win in time."

The "Rehab" singer was found dead in her London home on July 23. She was 27 years old.

The family adds, "It underlines how important our work with the Amy Winehouse Foundation is to us, to help as many young people and children as we can in her name."




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Amy Winehouse's Father Mitch To Pen Memoir About Late Singer

Oct 10, 2011 01:15 PM

amy-winehouse-onstage.jpgAmy Winehouse's father Mitch is set to write a book about the late singer, and it will cover everything from her childhood to her struggles with substance abuse.

HarperCollins announced that Amy, My Daughter will be released next summer, and proceeds from the book will go to the Amy Winehouse Foundation, which helps provide support and care for troubled youth.

The Grammy winning singer died in July at the age of 27, and though the cause of her death is still not known, it's widely speculated that her longtime battle with drug and alcohol addiction played a role in her passing.

An exec for the publishing company said in a statement, “Amy, My Daughter will be a must read for Amy’s legions of fans, and also a heart-breaking account of a father’s love for his lost daughter that will speak to any parent.”




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Last Amy Winehouse Music Video Released On Her Birthday

Sep 14, 2011 10:05 AM


The music video for Amy Winehouse and Tony Bennett's duet, "Body and Soul," was released Wednesday -- the day that would have been the singer's 28th birthday.

The video shows a very healthy Winehouse, further raising questions into what killed her on July 23. The cause of her death has not yet been determined, though it is known that no drugs were in her system at the time.

Winehouse's father Mitch sat down with Piers Morgan Tuesday night on CNN, where he told the host that Winehouse had been clean of drugs for years, but alcohol had become her new addiction.

He also spoke about his daughter's tumultuous relationship with ex-husband Blake. Watch the interview after the jump.




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Amy Winehouse's Dad Talks Late Singer's Spirit With Anderson Cooper

Sep 13, 2011 10:20 AM

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If his premiere episode is any indication, Anderson Cooper is going to do a-okay with his new daytime talk show Anderson.

Mixing his serious CNN persona with a much needed dose of humor, the always likeable Anderson came off as both sincere and sympathetic in his first episode as he spoke to Amy Winehouse's family.

In an intimate but spooky moment, Amy's father Mitch Winehouse discussed how he still feels Amy's presence, as he did while giving her eulogy at her funeral this past July. In the video above, Mitch explains that a black butterfly landed on Kelly Osbourne's shoulder during the ceremony, and the whole family feels it was Amy's spirit. He told Anderson:

    "There was a murmur in the congregation, and I thought maybe paparazzi had gotten in... Apparently it was like a bat -- really the biggest black butterfly you could ever imagine. And they're shy creatures, they don't go where people are. It came in and ot circled around my friend who had just previously lost his wife. It settled on [Kelly's] shoulder. It then flew around me -- I never noticed it -- and then went towards Amy's coffin. And there were a lot of things over the next few days about butterflies."

Amy's parents were extremely well-composed during the interview, and Anderson came off as likable as we'd expect, especially considering the tough subject of Winehouse's death.




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