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Monday 23 April 2018

Amy Winehouse 'bored with life'

Amy Winehouse's mum said the singer was bored of her routine before her death
Amy Winehouse's mum said the singer was bored of her routine before her death

Amy Winehouse's mother has spoken about her daughter's death - saying that the singer was "bored with life".

Rehab singer Amy died of alcohol poisoning at the age of just 27 on July 23, 2011, following a long battle with drug and alcohol addiction.

Janis, 58, told The Sun of the months leading up to her death: "Amy was getting there. She had kicked the drugs but I also know she was bored - bored with doing the same gigs and same music.

"I would definitely say Amy was bored with life."

She said she could not imagine Amy as an older person.

"When I think Amy would have been 30 this year, it doesn't feel right," she told the newspaper.

"I'm not saying I always foresaw this but I wasn't surprised.

"I couldn't see Amy as an older person. She was this young girl who exploded into the world like a firecracker and then it was, 'OK, I'm done - I'm off'. Amy was never meant to be 30."

The late singer is the subject of a new exhibition - Amy Winehouse: A Family Portrait - at the Jewish Museum in Camden, north London.

To donate to the Amy Winehouse Foundation, go to amywinehousefoundation.org.

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