On July 23, 2011, at just 27-years-old, Amy Winehouse was found unconscious at her home in London’s Camden.A post mortem later revealed it was death by misadventure and there were lethal amounts of alcohol in her blood.‘The story that the film tells is that Amy’s death is doubly tragic because there were certainly antagonistic figures in her life that could’ve done things differently,’ he says. Heroes burning in public that appeals to us.’ Amy shot to international fame when she released her single She had a turbulent relationship with Blake Fielder-Civil who she was married to for two years before separating.RIP Amy – we’ll be having her insanely talented voice on repeat today. ‘I feel like, if somebody had made it crystal clear – even though it was kinda clear to me: “Amy’s going to die tomorrow” – I would’ve gone to her house that night obviously and kicked the door down and do what I needed to do.’ As a recovering drug addict himself though, Russell knows that’s easier said than done, and how hard it is to ‘get clean and co-operate.’ Even when Russell first met the talented singer, he knew there was something there.‘When Amy was alive, I had the sense of “that girl Amy Winehouse who I know and care about [has] got really serious addiction issue. I must do something about it” – but obviously was unable to.’ The documentary has provoked outrage from Amy’s father, Mitch Winehouse, who has said he has been shown in a bad light, but Russell wonders if the film – which he adds, we’ll never know if it’s actually the truth – is intrusive and goes on to talk about how addiction has been glamourised.After toying around with her brother Alex's guitar, Winehouse bought her own when she was 14 and began writing music a year later.Soon after, she began working for a living, including, at one time, as an entertainment journalist for the World Entertainment News Network, in addition to singing with local group the Bolsha Band.
I have lost my darling who I loved very much.'She wrote the majority of Back To Black about their stormy romance and the friend said: ‘Around the time of the divorce, all of Amy’s finances were sorted out – and Blake can’t get his hands on any of it.
I can't believe she's dead," said the 29-year-old former addict, who is currently serving time in prison, reports .
Blake's relationship with Amy was, by all accounts, intense.
Reports suggest she went on a 36-hour binge session the day before her death, consumed a cocktail of Class A drugs and alcohol following a heated row with her on-off boyfriend of one year, 34-year-old film director Traviss.
Her death came after she cancelled a string of comeback gigs and now a close friend of the highly talented 27-year-old has come forward claiming she always thought sheâd be a member of the 27 Club â whose members are comprised of famous musicians including Jimi Hendrix and Kurt Cobain who also died at the age of 27.
'She was identified by her family here at St Pancras this morning.