Amy Winehouse's ex-husband Blake Fielder-Civil has expressed his relief that it was drink, not drugs, which killed the late 'Back To Black's singer after admitting it was he who brought narcotics into her life.
Blake, whom Amy divorced after a short marriage prior to her death, spoke about his tumultuous relationship with the singer and how he felt when he found out she had passed away in 2011.
Fielder-Civil was in prison in Leeds at that the time of her death and, speaking to The Sun, has admitted to feeling 'guilt' over what happened. However, the former barman states for the record that he feels relief that it was not drugs which killed Amy.
“I don’t know whether it absolves my guilt or responsibility," he says. Adding: "But it meant I didn’t kill my ex-wife.”
“When the toxicology results came back I was relieved there were no drugs in her system.”
“It seems disrespectful to Amy to assume she was so impressionable she would take them without making the decision to do so herself. She was actually very strong and independent.”
Meanwhile, Amy Winehouse was in the headlines earlier this week when Portishead's Geoff Barrow criticised the singer for having a 'fake' singing voice.
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