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Blake Fielder-Civil and Amy Winehouse met at a bar in Camden in Although he was in a relationship at the time, within a month. 'I fell bang in love with someone and it didn't do me any favours': Amy Winehouse reveals agony of relationship with Blake Fielder-Civil in. Ill-fated: Amy Winehouse and husband Blake Fielder Civil arrive at the Heavy-set and blond, Harry – an engineer – is in some ways the.
Do you think you made each other worse?
There was a lot of negative press being written about us — particularly me. You just end up imploding and drugs took that pain away. Were you getting up in the morning and taking them first thing? There was no cocaine on cornflakes. It might have been spiced up as that, and people might have been stupid enough to see it as that, but it was very lonely, sad, depressing, mistrusting — it was just awful. The nature of addiction is that you have to persevere in it, otherwise the physical sickness you get is unbearable.
What kind of drugs were you doing? The night you were both running down a street with blood all over you, what happened? It was a misunderstanding. There was some made-up stuff about her injecting between her toes, but it was rubbish. Why were you self-harming? Because I was on bail and I was going to be taken away from Amy. How did Amy react? She got really upset.
It was self-indulgent and a matter of not being able to vocalise how you feel. What was Amy like to live with? How was your sex life? Would you have liked to have had babies with Amy?
It would have been amazing. What was your time in prison like? It is what it is. I never went for any money from Amy.
Amy Winehouse’s ex-husband speaks out about their relationship and drug use
Do you ever believe what is being said about you? Occasionally, she reads it and is horrified. I just want her to be happy with her new boyfriend. Yes, although I was never a big drinker anyway. How have you found staying off drugs — has it been tough? At the start, it was hard.
Are you seeing anyone at the moment?
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Yeah, I live with my girlfriend. Amy met my girlfriend when we were friends and they got on really well. Do you think you would ever get married again? The divorce was purely about putting that era behind us. It was never anything more than a piece of paper to symbolise the end of drugs, trouble and strife.
How much did you get from the divorce? How much were you entitled to? I imagine a few people close to Amy probably jumped for joy and some people close to me — especially my lawyer — said I was an idiot! How often do you see Amy? Not very much, but we speak fairly regularly. Do you think her health is still in danger? She takes pride in her health. Anyone that has suffered from addiction needs to be monitored and people need to be sensitive to the possibility of a relapse.
How she was living the rest of her life was a cry for help. The music was salvation. News during a swing through Los Angeles in Yeah, I had a bad breakup and it was important to me to have something good come out of something bad. And my management at the time thought I was, well, I wasn't working so I didn't see them a lot, they just kind of stepped in and thought they were being the good guys by just stepping in and strong-arming me into a rehabilitation center.
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While her sound continued to combine modern angst with throwback style, she layered on the '60s influences in her follow-up, Back to Black, which was buoyed by the mega-hit "Rehab" and made her a global sensation as well as launched a slew of Amy imitators seeking to capitalize on the retro-soul revival.
It's the only area of my life where I'm fully confident and fully embrace everything, you know what I mean. I like the mentality. She's lucky that she's that good, because she doesn't have to. Dolled up with her exaggerated at-eye liner and signature beehive, she ended up performing "Rehab"—every word oozing irony—and "You Know I'm No Good" at the Grammys via satellite from a cabaret setting at Riverside Studios in London, singing in front of a small but enthusiastic audience, including her parents, Mitch and Janis Winehouse.
In accepting her Record of the Year Grammy for "Rehab," she memorably thanked her parents and "my Blake incarcerated. Since meeting at a bar inthey had been off and on, with a lengthy off-period inspiring Back to Black. I thought we'd never see each other again.
He laughs about it now. He's like, 'What do you mean, you thought we'd never see each other again?
We love each other. We've always loved each other. I wanted to die.
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She was getting in so much trouble, she insisted, because "my husband's away, I'm bored, I'm young. I felt like there was nothing to live for. It's just been a low ebb. She had already been making her own headlines for fighting, having punched one female fan in the face in after the woman suggested she shouldn't marry Blake. I'm very insecure and I've got a thing about bad manners. I just thought she was very rude. I saw sorry straightaway! Disgusting behavior, really," she again chided herself.
In Decembershe was photographed wandering barefoot around the neighborhood near her flat wearing only jeans and a bright-red bra. If I've got a vice, when would I know to get it in check? Mitch Winehouse said his thenyear-old daughter was experiencing the early stages of emphysema that was later walked back to being in danger of developing emphysema. She was supposed to sing the theme song for the latest James Bond installment, Quantum of Solace, but that fell through.
She ended up in the hospital again in July after suffering a reaction to medication. I am doing this out of love. At the time, meanwhile, Winehouse was hospitalized again in London having suffered, according to her rep, another bad reaction to medication.
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She reportedly overdosed on the drug meant to help her kick drugs. Then Fielder Civil had to go back to jail after failing a drug test. Especially as I met Josh here. He couldn't be more different from my husband, which isn't a bad thing. Their divorce was finalized in Julywith documents showing that Winehouse had admitted to committing adultery in April and they hadn't lived together since partly due, of course, to him being "Blake incarcerated".
Her personality became more distant. And it seemed to me like that was down to the drugs. When I met her she smoked weed but she thought the people who took class-A drugs were stupid. She used to laugh at them. The hope that the magic could be recaptured and she would get clean once and for all before it was too late kept the Amy Winehouse machine humming. Moreover, the platinum-selling artist became a curiosity, a fish in a bowl in her native London, gawked at wherever she went and inevitably reluctant to go outside.
Photos Amy Winehouse's Fred Perry Collection When the racist song video came out in Juneshe eventually emerged to greet the horde of paparazzi outside her door. Asked what she planned to call her next album, she cheekily replied, "Black Don't Crack. I'm on a strict put-weight-on diet. I'm just stressed out. People, including her father, speculated that she almost preferred being miserable because it was essential to her creative process. Amy can be creative when most other people would be checking into a hospice.
When she can hardly stand up she's got her books in front of her, scribbling away. Lucia, some of which is chronicled in her friend Blake Wood's new book Amy Winehousefeaturing never before seen photos of the vulnerable star. That thwarted a trip to the U. She was taking Librium, to help with withdrawal symptoms, and it made her tired.
Winehouse went to Jamaica in February to work on her third album with Salaam Remi, though she wasn't satisfied with any of her writing yet. At the same time, she was in and out of the London Clinic that spring, half-heartedly trying to get a handle on her drinking.
Amy's parents had worried because Blake Fielder-Civil never stopped calling her, and she was forever fretting over getting her ex clean and prone to drinking after she'd see him, so they were relieved when she met Traviss. Mitch wrote that Reg and Amy had talked about getting married. But her drinking would never cease for more than a few weeks, at most. She went back in June.