It’s been a longtime since we had a legit musician deathwatch. Aside from perhaps The Libertines' Pete Doherty (who hasn't quite reached water-cooler talk and morbid $1-box betting squares here in stateside workplaces), you’d probably have to go back to grunge pariah Kurt Cobain to find someone who people fought over to put in their dead pool.
Goodnight, sweet princess. As the 27 Club gains another member, TMZ comes in with the deets:
A press release from the Metropolitan Police, which doesn't specifically name Winehouse, says:
"Police were called by London Ambulance Service to an address in Camden Square NW1 shortly before 16.05hrs today, Saturday 23 July, following reports of a woman found deceased.
Amy Winehouse managed to keep her bedraggled self out of the
tabloids for an admirable run, but sooner or later water finds its
level. Britain's favorite crack-addled songbird has stepped in it
again, pleading guilty Wednesday to the assault of a theater manager this past December