'I'm proud Amy told me she's a heroin addict', says Winehouse's mother-in-law

(Daily Mail)
Updated: 2007-08-16 10:23

The mother-in-law of singer Amy Winehouse expressed her pride that the troubled singer has confessed her addiction to heroin and cocaine.

Amy held husband Blake's hand as she confessed her serious drug habit to Georgette Civil and Blake's stepfather when the family met for crisis talks.

Hair salon manager Georgette, 42, told The Mirror: "You can't blame Amy and you can't blame Blake. They are both as bad as each other."

Proud Amy: The singer has received a boost from her mother-in-law Georgette Fielder-Civil
who has praised the singer for coming clean about her drugs problems

Georgette added: "It's the hardest thing in the world for me to say in public that my son and his wife have a drug problem.

She added: "They've admitted it. It's not a crime to admit this and they must not feel ashamed."

According to the Mirror, Amy 23, and Blake, 25 are being treated together for heroin and cocaine addiction at a secret location in America.

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