Topic: Amy Winehouse

Amy Winehouse’s Brother Speaks Eloquently About Her Death, Cites Bulimia As The Cause

Amy Winehouse's Brother Speaks Eloquently About Her Death, Cites Bulimia As The Cause

I feel like it’s pretty rare these days that I read an interview by the family member of a celebrity and come out of it with positive feelings for either of the people involved, but every once in a while, you get to read an interview given by someone who cares deeply about its subject, and is able to speak intelligently about him or her in a way that’s illuminating instead of exploitative. And that, my dears, is exactly how I feel about Alex Winehouse’s interview about his sister Amy Winehouse. More »

Father Of Amy Winehouse Finds Her Tribute At Fashion Show ‘In Bad Taste’

Father Of Amy Winehouse Finds Her Tribute At Fashion Show âIn Bad Tasteâ

The Winehouse family recently arrived upon the six-month anniversary of daughter Amy Winehouse‘s death. And although some people suggested that her father was cashing in on Amy’s death with a tell-all book, his reactions to a Jean Paul Gaultier fashion show in Paris suggest otherwise. The designer paid homage to the singer with a very Winehouse-inspired look as models sauntered down the runway in tall black beehives and winged eyes to her music. However, Mitch Winehouse found the tribute far from endearing.

Following the fashion show, the grieving father tweeted: More »

The Winehouse Family Releases Defensive Statement About Amy Winehouse’s Death By Alcohol Poisoning

The Winehouse Family Releases Defensive Statement About Amy Winehouse's Death By Alcohol Poisoning

Since August, Amy Winehouse‘s family has maintained that their daughter died of alcohol withdrawal, which lends her death something of a saintly air: The singer, long besieged by problems with addiction, left this world fighting those damaging habits.

Except, today an inquest ruled that Winehouse actually died of alcohol poisoning, her blood alcohol levels having clocked in at more than five times the legal limit for driving. More »

6 Twitter Predictions for Lady Gaga’s VMAs Outfit Better Than Her Jo Calderone Drag Act

6 Twitter Predictions for Lady Gaga's VMAs Outfit Better Than Her Jo Calderone Drag Act

During the MTV VMAs preshow, #whatwillgagawear emerged as the top trending topic on Twitter: After all, how was Lady Gaga going to follow up last year’s meat dress?

…Apparently, by sauntering in as her alter-ego Jo Calderone, ranting about being in a relationship with Gaga, and jumping into a Footloose/Grease-inspired dance with a bunch of greaser lookalikes. We read at least five better predictions on Twitter in the hour leading up to Gaga’s lackluster performance. Here’s what we wish she’d come out as. More »

Amy Winehouse’s Bodyguards Posing with Her Ashes Is Either Very Respectful or Highly Offensive

Amy Winehouse's Bodyguards Posing with Her Ashes Is Either Very Respectful or Highly Offensive

These guys either have no respect for the dead, or plenty of it and want to protect Amy Winehouse from beyond the grave. It’s really hard to read this photo. When I first heard that Winehouse’s bodyguards were snapped posing with the box containing her ashes at her funeral, I assumed that they were dicking around and trivializing her death. But it’s actually a very solemn photo, and seems to be almost a tribute. More »