Tribute To Amy Winehouse On Her 8th Death Anniversary
Amy Winehouse, the English singer and songwriter, died of alcohol poisoning 8 years ago. She was the first British female who won 5 Grammys in a single event. Her music got her many fans and followers. However, her drug and alcohol addiction took her life.
Amy Winehouse’s Death
Amy Winehouse faced many controversies in her life. Apart from her love life and on-off boyfriends, Winehouse was an addict and she had health issues. She cancelled many concerts and shows in Europe in 2007 due to ill health and exhaustion all the time. Her family believed the death of her grandmother drove her to drugs. Amy Winehouse was also hospitalized due to overdose of cocaine, heroin, ecstasy and alcohol.
Amy Winehouse died on 23rd July, 2011. She was 27 at that time. As per coroner’s report, the blood-alcohol level was very high which led to her death.
Tribute On 8th Death Anniversary By Family & Friends
Amy Winhouse’s BFF Kelly Osbourne honored her with a simple yet touching post on Instagram.
Her goddaughter Dionne Bromfield also shared a heartwarming throwback picture on Instagram to honor Winehouse today.
Her mother Janis H. Winehouse also shared a silent post using an image as memorial.
— Janis H Winehouse (@JanisWinehouse) July 23, 2019
She also thanked all the well wishers for their messages and prayers on her Twitter handle.
Dear all, I’m having problems with my iPad as usual, but I will get round to responding to all of your kind and loving messages, they have helped me through a tough day, thank you all, love Janis xxx
Amy Winehouse Foundation
After Amy’s death at a very young age, her family launched a foundation in her name. Amy Winehouse Foundation works for prevention of drugs and alcohol misuse on young people. The foundation also helps young people who are disadvantaged, vulnerable and cannot afford to reach their full potential.
Today, 23rd July, marks 8 yrs since we lost our beloved Amy. Whilst we celebrate her life, her music and her memory, we can now also celebrate all the lives saved as part of her Foundation legacy. Amy, we love you. pic.twitter.com/UmQIaLtlIP
— AmyWinehouseFdation (@AmysFoundation) July 23, 2019