Who's sorry now?
PUBLISHED: 17:16 11 June 2008 | UPDATED: 09:51 23 August 2010
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TROUBLED singer Amy Winehouse has apologised after a video was leaked showing her singing racist songs in a room scattered with drug paraphernalia just as her father, Mitch, insisted she was beating her drug addiction. The camcorder footage was filmed by
TROUBLED singer Amy Winehouse has apologised after a video was leaked showing her singing racist songs in a room scattered with drug paraphernalia just as her father, Mitch, insisted she was beating her drug addiction.
The camcorder footage was filmed by 24-year-old singer's husband Blake Fiedler-Civil, who pleaded guilty to GBH and perverting the course of justice at Snaresbrook Crown Court in east London last Friday It was apparently given to the News of the World by a friend.
Winehouse is shown with another young woman singing a racist version of the children's song Heads, Shoulders, Knees And Toes.
Later in the video the singer is filmed asleep while a friend tells Fielder-Civil what drugs she has taken.
He says: "A little bit of E, a little bit of C and a few beers, watched telly, smoked crack."
The damning video was revealed just as Amy's father Mitch Winehouse of Ingress Park, Greenhithe, insisted she was intent on cleaning up.
He confessed he had seen his daughter look like she was dying but said he remains confident she can win her battle with drugs.
He said: "If people could see the real Amy - the full picture, not just the worst photos - they would realise she is not in a constant pit of misery or permanently drug-addled.
"She's upbeat - even jolly - and she's been writing some fantastic new songs. She's really looking forward to performing again."
The cabbie also spoke of his daughter's desire to stand by Blake and plan to start a family.
He added: "She is getting better, working hard, standing by her husband and desperate to have a family.
"I honestly think in two years she will be fit, healthy and having babies - and motherhood will be her drug."
Amy appeared on the steps of her Camden home on Monday morning and apologised to paparazzi for her racist chants.