Wino Caught on Tape, Enters Rehab
Winehouse is caught on camera allegedly binging on drugs in footage, revealed by the U.K.’s The Sun. Thenewly blond singer is seen smoking what the paper claims is a crack pipe. Police in London study the video, according to a spokesperson, who says after the officers assess the footage, they’ll determine whether to take action. Days later, Winehouse enters a rehab facility: “She has come to understand that she requires specialist treatment to continue her ongoing recovery from drug addiction,” says a statement from her record company.
Winehouse Wins Five Grammys!
Winehouse pulls off a near-clean sweep at the 2008 Grammy Awards, winning five trophies including Record of the Year, Song of the Year and Best New Artist. Via satellite from London, she performs “You Know That I’m No Good” and “Rehab,” and gives an emotional acceptance speech, where she thanks her producer Mark Ronson (who wins Producer of the Year), her mother and father, and her husband (“To my Blake, my Blake incarcerated,” she says).
Alleged Headbutt Leads to Arrest
Winehouse is arrested in London for assault, in which she allegedly headbutted a man outside a London pub on April 23. She is released the following day. Weeks later, Winehouse is arrested again – this time, in connection with alleged drug offenses. Winehouse goes on to spend the rest of 2008 in and out of hospitals for various ailments.
Cheat, Divorce & Reconcile
Winehouse enjoys the Caribbean sun alongside rugby hunk Joshua Bowman. Weeks later, Winehouse’s troubled husband begins divorce proceedings, citing adultery. In July, the singer admits to adultery and their divorce is granted – but in the New Year the ex-spouses give their love another shot.
Amy Winehouse (1983-2011)
Two months after returning to rehab and canceling her European tour, Winehouse is found dead at her London apartment, according to various reports. The Grammy-winning singer was 27.
This Amy Winehouse biography is a snap shot of the extraordinary life of soulful singer-songwriter, daughter, sister and friend Amy Jade Winehouse — 14th September 1983 ~ 23rd July 2011
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