Posts tagged "amy winehouse"

Morning Quickies: Coldplays Covers Amy Winehouse & Olivia Wilde Talks Vagina Tattoos


Coldplay recently paid tribute to the late Amy Winehouse by covering “Rehab” at a recent show. Check it out above! [Popdust]
Ew. Brett Ratner is going to produce next year’s Academy Awards? [Huffington Post]
Olivia Wilde told Conan O’Brien all about the naughtiest vagina tattoo she’s ever seen. it involve…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 5, 2011

Morning Quickies: Amy Winehouse Was Adopting A Child

Amy Winehouse was in the process of adopting a child from St. Lucia when she died last weekend of possible alcohol withdrawal. Dannika Augustine, a 10-year-old girl, has a mother and grandmother on the Caribbean island, but they were willing to give their daughter up for adoption to the singer so she could have…

Jessica Wakeman / August 1, 2011

Amy Winehouse: Did Alcohol Withdrawal Kill Her?

As Amy Winehouse’s album Back to Black climbs back onto the charts and whispers begin about a treasure trove of unreleased songs, Winehouse’s family has a hunch about what we might find in her toxicology report—that she died from alcohol withdrawal. They believe that laying off the alcohol cold turkey may be what caused Winehouse’…

Evening Quickies: What Amy Winehouse’s Dad Said At Her Funeral

Today at Amy Winehouse’s funeral in London, the late singer’s father, Mitch Winehouse, spoke. “Amy was the greatest daughter, family member and friend you could ever have,” the statement reads in part. “Recently Amy found love with [boyfriend] Reg [Traviss]. He helped her with her problems, and Amy was looking forward to their future…

Jessica Wakeman / July 26, 2011

Evening Quickies: Amy Winehouse’s Funeral To Be Held Tomorrow

Amy Winehouse’s funeral will be held tomorrow in England. She is survived by her parents, Mitch and Janis Winehouse, and her brother, Alex Winehouse. Winehouse will be remembered in a private ceremony. [US Weekly]
An autopsy on Amy Winehouse failed to determine a cause of death, but is still awaiting toxicology reports. [People, Celebitchy]…

Jessica Wakeman / July 25, 2011

5 Theories On Why 27 Is A Treacherous Age For Musicians

As has been noted countless time in the past 48 hours, Amy Winehouse is not the first talented musician to die tragically at the age of 27. There’s even a name for this subset—The 27 Club or Forever 27—and some of its members include Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Jim Morrison, Kurt Cobain, and Brian Jones.

Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 25, 2011

M.I.A Releases A Musical Tribute To Amy Winehouse

M.I.A. is one of the many famous friends of Amy Winehouse’s who is simultaneously devastated about the loss of their friend but seemed to have some instinct that tragedy was on the way for her. Over the weekend, M.IA. posted a song demo on Soundcloud in tribute to Amy and “all my friends who died…

Girl Talk: Why Amy Winehouse’s Death Came As A Shock

“It’s not really a shock.” When a famous person dies from causes related to drug or alcohol addiction, this, or something similar, is one of the more common responses people have. While there are plenty of crueler things people can and do say, this bored and blase lack of surprise over the death of a…

Anonymous / July 25, 2011

8 Things You Should Know About Blake Fielder-Civil, Amy Winehouse’s Ex-Husband

When we heard the very sad news that Amy Winehouse had been found dead in her apartment on Saturday, we were a little curious how Blake Fielder-Civil—Winehouse’s ex-husband who she had called the love of her life—would respond. Apparently, he has been in jail since June, serving two years for stealing to get money to…

Jessica Wakeman / July 25, 2011

Morning Quickies: What Will Happen To Amy Winehouse’s Unfinished Album?

Amy Winehouse had been working on her third album when she died this Saturday in London at age 27. The songs were still in the demo stage but could still be released with approval by her parents, Mitch and Janis Winehouse. [Telegraph UK]
Courtney Love, who’s had her own battle with drug addiction, say…

Jessica Wakeman / July 25, 2011

Amy Winehouse, At Her Very Best

Some of us were lucky enough to see Amy Winehouse perform live before she passed this weekend at the age of 27. Fewer of us were lucky enough to see her when she was really at her best, before drug and alcohol addiction started to chip away at her ability to channel her truly…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 25, 2011

Russell Brand Pays Tribute To His Friend Amy Winehouse

“…As I made my way to the audience through the plastic smiles and plastic cups I heard the rolling, wondrous resonance of a female vocal. Entering the space I saw Amy on stage with Weller and his band; and then the awe. The awe that envelops when witnessing a genius. From her oddly dainty presence…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 25, 2011

Amy Winehouse’s Last Time On Stage

On Wednesday night, Amy Winehouse’s goddaughter and protege Dionne Bromfield performed at the iTunes Festival and Amy accompanied her to the show. She also danced alongside Bromfield as she performed, though she didn’t sing, making this Amy’s last time on stage before her untimely death today at age 27. Our thoughts are with Amy’…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 23, 2011

RIP: Amy Winehouse Found Dead At Age 27

Extremely sad news out of the UK today: singer Amy Winehouse was found dead in her London home at the age of 27. Though the cause of her death is unknown at this time, Winehouse had a well-documented history of alcohol and drug abuse, going to treatment as recently as May. Last month, she canceled…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 23, 2011

The Daily Ovulation: Irreverant Child Covers Amy Winehouse’s “Rehab”


There’s nothing more endearing than children singing songs they don’t understand. Best Week Ever rounded up videos of kids singing highly inappropriate tunes. My favorite was young Ava belting out her rendition of “Rehab” by Amy Winehouse. Let’s hope Ava doesn’t follow in Amy’s footsteps, but for now, she’s rad. I hope…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 22, 2011

Amy Winehouse Bombs Belgrade

Watch Amy Winehouse’s comeback performance in front of 20,000 people in Belgrade. Watch Amy Winehouse, slur, stumble, scratch herself and try to remove her wig. Watch Amy Winehouse cancel her tour. Any questions (besides what’s she on)? So tragic. [The Fix]…

Ami Angelowicz / June 20, 2011

Quickies: Amy Winehouse Is Back In Rehab & Miley Cyrus Hates On Urban Outfitters

Amy Winehouse downed vodka before checking back into rehab at The Priory in the UK this morning. Get well soon, Amy, because you’re so talented. [PopEater]
Snooki may be busy filming “Jersey Shore” in Italy as we speak, but she’s apparently laying off the pasta. Snook’s new focus on health includes eating healthy foods, regular…

Jessica Wakeman / May 27, 2011

Amy Winehouse Releases Her 2nd Fred Perry Collab–And It’s Awesome

Occasionally, there are things that make you reevaluate what you’ve been doing wrong thus far in life, how you somehow have failed where others — with bigger drug problems or rattier hair — have succeeded. Amy Winehouse “designing” for Fred Perry is one of those things. Ms. Winehouse just launched her second collection for the…

Julie Gerstein / March 9, 2011

Amy Winehouse Is Back — Sort Of

About four years ago, I was lucky enough to see Amy Winehouse perform at NYC’s Bowery Ballroom shortly after the release of her album Back To Black in the U.S. She was amazing. Her singing was top notch, her stage presence was utterly transfixing, and she was wild in a way where you knew…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 14, 2011

Late Night, Amy Winehouse?

How does Amy Winehouse manage to do it? The girl takes one amazing candid photo after another. [BuzzFeed]…

Ami Angelowicz / January 7, 2011