Amy Winehouse returns to rehab
May 27th, 2011
02:57 PM ET

Amy Winehouse returns to rehab

“Back to Black” singer Amy Winehouse is back in rehab, a rep for the Brit star confirmed.

Winehouse “has embarked on a treatment program at the Priory Clinic," her rep tells CNN.

A source close to the "Rehab" singer told People magazine that it was Winehouse's father who helped her seek treatment.

"Her dad sat her down and said 'I think you're drinking too much again.' So she agreed to [get] an assessment to stop it [from] becoming a bigger problem," the source said.

But the friend adds that "She's determined, and this is all off her own back...It's just a lapse. There are ups and downs on the road, and there have been mostly ups recently. But this is a down and she's done the right thing and gone to rehab." The Grammy-winning singer has a history of battling drugs and alcohol, and previously entered a rehabilitation facility in January of 2008.

Winehouse's rep tells CNN that “she wants to be ready for performances in Europe this summer and decided to seek an assessment. She will remain at the Priory on doctors' advice."

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    I wish she would just OD and die already.

    May 31, 2011 at 10:00 am | Report abuse |
  2. Leslie

    The stupidity in this comments section is just rampant. I think stupidity is at an all time epidemic high in this world now. I am just waiting for the anti-Jewish remarks. Would I put it past you igmos? Nope. Sure wouldn't.

    May 30, 2011 at 5:33 pm | Report abuse |
  3. RusTnuts

    Extremely talented singer/writer but she has really let the chit go bad. This boy girl stuff she has been so hung up on all her young life (and subsequent addiction problems) is fleeting. She will always make self destructive choices in mates just like alcoholics do killing themselves slowly and getting a lot of attention along the way. Move on to the next stage in your life Amy. You've got tons of money to do it with and that's one less MAJOR problem than most.

    May 30, 2011 at 1:48 pm | Report abuse |
  4. meagain

    Have u try hipnosis or accupunture. It works I hear. Rehabs are rest havens for addicts. They never work

    May 29, 2011 at 11:49 pm | Report abuse |
  5. chris sharp

    Boo hoo lifes hard we get it yeah there will be ups and downs if you really want to get clean quit playing around and do it take all that energy that you waste in getting wasted turn it around and use all that energy for staying clean

    May 29, 2011 at 6:54 pm | Report abuse |
  6. noemi

    Does this really matter? As she has done this to herself.No amount of anything well help her.she's always going to be a drug addict boozer.I don't feel sorry for her maybe its because she's so ugly and money is the only way she has people.juat go away already go back to your hole.can she see Russia from there?

    May 29, 2011 at 2:27 pm | Report abuse |
  7. Don JJ

    I have came back to make the blogs more interesting. I agree though, how is this news. I do agree that Lady Gaga is a little uglier than Winehouse. My dog's poo was rubbed on their faces.

    May 29, 2011 at 1:24 pm | Report abuse |
  8. madhater

    I'd party with Amy.

    May 29, 2011 at 11:27 am | Report abuse |
  9. *ironkitten

    Relapse is not part of recovery; it's part of the active disease. Recovery begins when a person truly surrenders and then begins to do the real recovery work.

    May 29, 2011 at 9:37 am | Report abuse |
  10. tystick

    ...Huh, what? Did someone say drink? Sorry I must have passed out there for a while but sure...i'llhave a drink...

    May 29, 2011 at 8:46 am | Report abuse |
  11. cg

    Good luck to her. I don't think she is musically that gifted. She is now just popular. That is still no small feat

    May 29, 2011 at 7:49 am | Report abuse |
  12. loca

    Amy is more talented than Adele.

    May 29, 2011 at 6:55 am | Report abuse |
  13. kimberly d. cox


    May 29, 2011 at 4:58 am | Report abuse |
  14. mischell

    Seems to me artists do better when there off the wagon. Drunk / drug inspired songs made 70s music great

    May 29, 2011 at 4:46 am | Report abuse |
  15. odaat

    @Apele remember one day at a time. Good luck with your cravings and don't give in and they go away. Amy needs to not drink at all. No alcohol for alcoholics.

    May 29, 2011 at 4:43 am | Report abuse |
  16. katie

    I am both sad and angry at the cruel comments about a human being who is having difficulties and trying to get help. How judgemental. Best of luck, amy! Katie from minnesota

    May 29, 2011 at 12:45 am | Report abuse |

    Everyone talking crap on here is full of crap themselves! Especially the person who's talking about fat girls come on you must be dead ugly!

    May 29, 2011 at 12:37 am | Report abuse |
  18. Sunshine Girl *

    I love Amy! Her music is fantastic. I hope she can make it thru recovery this time. Cant wait to hear some new music from her. Go Amy! AND..Haopy Memorial Day W/E everyone. Have fun and be safe. PLEASE no drunk driving!

    May 29, 2011 at 12:27 am | Report abuse |
  19. Ass Machine

    I would like to get that shank high on crack and then go ass to mouth on her with no condom! He'll yeah... Git some!

    May 28, 2011 at 11:42 pm | Report abuse |
  20. bezerkur

    all u haters making ugly comments go to the mirror and see the real ugly.

    May 28, 2011 at 11:29 pm | Report abuse |
  21. just1

    Good luck Amy..addiction is life battle that affect many families. No hope for idios who act like your any different from someone they love and judge you superficially when their souls are nasty ugly. some people live to hate too feel better about themselves and arent worth responding to...attention only gives them power...bad childhoods and in need of pity.

    May 28, 2011 at 11:04 pm | Report abuse |
  22. Baby Doll


    May 28, 2011 at 7:34 pm | Report abuse |
  23. Sis

    She was drinking "too much" again? If she was drinking at all she needed to go back to rehab. There is no such thing as a cured addict. If you are an addict and alcoholic you can't have just "a little". You are either on the wagon or off it. I'm glad her father was able to convince her to go back.

    May 28, 2011 at 6:47 pm | Report abuse |
  24. apele

    Addiction sucks. I am addicted to beer and I want to drink everyday. Its a horrible obsession I can't escape. I feel bad for her; I know what its like.

    May 28, 2011 at 6:23 pm | Report abuse |
  25. W


    May 28, 2011 at 3:51 pm | Report abuse |
  26. blessed queen

    2 every1 who has something bad or negative 2 say please b careful because u never know what demon will show up n ur life n then u will c there are things n this evil world that will tear ur world all 2 peices so b mindful of what u say amy i wish nothing but the best n that u are victorious n ur healing

    May 28, 2011 at 2:11 pm | Report abuse |
  27. amanda

    Wow, didnt anybody jeard the saying If you dont have nothing nice to say dont say it at all?? Relapse isnt failure so whoever said that, I hope you never have to go through it!

    May 28, 2011 at 2:05 pm | Report abuse |
  28. Ted

    Everyone must be taking vacation or something. Peace and BV and @n and Sunshinegirl we hope you all are having a happy holiday weekend. Maybe everyones airconditioners are working good and the tornados are gone away. Hopefully happy times are here for everyone.

    May 28, 2011 at 11:31 am | Report abuse |
  29. Countryboy

    Relapse recovery she is all around great http://WWW.CDBABY.COM/ALL/NUMONE bye now!

    May 28, 2011 at 10:26 am | Report abuse |
  30. Neil n Kansas



    May 28, 2011 at 9:46 am | Report abuse |
  31. Happy Hippie

    If she would just smoke bud she would finally get a clear head. Believing that you have no control is bad karma and actually gives you a 100% chance to hit the cr@ck pipe again when that higher power doesn't come through to help. When your in need just smoke weed.

    May 28, 2011 at 9:17 am | Report abuse |
  32. Eric

    I think Amy is an amazing artist,and maybe her day to day problems are her "songs"..Addiction is a sad problem,and unless she is willing to call it quits for life she'll never quit the boozing and drugs. She will die like so many other fantastic artist did due to addiction. Once they're this deep into their addiction theirs no turning back only because the stress of their day to day life of an artist. It's sad but true!

    May 28, 2011 at 9:09 am | Report abuse |
  33. krag

    Funny if she was a drunk nobody like any of us many of you well wishers woule be saying the same thingr as the others on here. Why is it celebs births,deaths and lives are always tragic nothing else like it. I watched several people die. . I know people with addictions. Their lives and deaths are nothing less then tragic.. The only difference between them and a celeb is they got their name in a rag magazine.. A drunk is a drunk and a junky is a junky. Death , birth and life is far from eary for anyone.every life means something to some one . Try pulling yourself away from the tragic life of an over rated ego and try praying for the guy down the street dieing of cancer or the young women whos new born may not live to see their first full day of life

    May 28, 2011 at 8:57 am | Report abuse |
  34. Art Vandolaye

    AA is for quitters. Celebrate and have a Zima! -Art

    May 28, 2011 at 8:52 am | Report abuse |
  35. Melanie

    I'm praying for you Amy and may God bless you. Keep fighting! I will also be praying for you Robin because if you don't think there is a God your obviously smoking crack and meth with a side of heroin!

    May 28, 2011 at 8:22 am | Report abuse |
  36. Forrest Gump's mama

    have a drink on me!

    May 28, 2011 at 7:24 am | Report abuse |
  37. battergrl

    "Said u need to go to Rehab, but u said "yes,yes,yes. Wish you well Amy.

    May 28, 2011 at 4:11 am | Report abuse |
  38. Eddie

    Those ugly comments are funny keep'em coming they are hilarious!!! Yes its sad what is happening to her but she did it to herself.

    May 28, 2011 at 1:51 am | Report abuse |
  39. Eddie

    Those ugly comments are funny keep'em coming they are hilarious!!!

    May 28, 2011 at 1:47 am | Report abuse |
  40. grrrr......

    Pu$$y. Rehab is for quitters and nobody likes a likes a quitter.

    May 28, 2011 at 1:40 am | Report abuse |
  41. laura alabadla


    May 27, 2011 at 11:50 pm | Report abuse |
  42. ???

    Where are all the regulars at? missing you b***hes! evel, mad r@per..etc what r u f***ers up to?

    May 27, 2011 at 10:45 pm | Report abuse |
  43. dgh

    I pray for her and hope she will become clean and sober....

    May 27, 2011 at 9:41 pm | Report abuse |
  44. Ted Nugent

    Who cares? She had one song. Just go away.

    May 27, 2011 at 8:23 pm | Report abuse |
  45. fernace

    As a person who's been thru it with family ,friends & my own demons, I wish her luck, courage & determination! She's too young & talented to go out like this! However, if showbiz is too stressful, take a break, sell your CD & play small venues. We'd love to have you here in Austin!

    May 27, 2011 at 8:23 pm | Report abuse |
  46. blueangelunicorn

    Amy, I wish you the best. I luv ur music....YoU CaN Do It!!!! 😀

    May 27, 2011 at 7:33 pm | Report abuse |
  47. prodigal son

    Amy is a good singer and I wish she gets it together. She is ugly though

    May 27, 2011 at 7:32 pm | Report abuse |
  48. mrssethmeyers

    I've taken a closer look at Amy and it looks like she smells very bad...I can see this just from looking at the pictures..keep drinking girlfriend!!

    May 27, 2011 at 7:20 pm | Report abuse |
  49. lady grace

    I wish her the best, but she has to want to do this for herself, not for Daddy.

    May 27, 2011 at 6:30 pm | Report abuse |
  50. mrssethmeyers

    Why is everyone being so mean to Amy? Addiction is hard,and you all are talking about her looks and Lady Gaga? You all need to learn some class. Good luck to you Amy, and I wish you the best. She is so talented, i wish she could just stay off drugs and drinking. If you posted many of the 'she's faking' or 'amy is an ugly zombie' comments, just know you are all terrible people.

    May 27, 2011 at 6:09 pm | Report abuse |
  51. @tamsi

    Thats just it. She isnt a person. We dont know what she is. My vote is Sewer Zombie but we just dont know. One thing for sure, she is big time creepy.

    May 27, 2011 at 5:41 pm | Report abuse |
  52. tamsi

    good luck to her and all the people out there struggling with this god awful affliction and to All of you with the negative comments just remember there but for the grace of god go i.......

    May 27, 2011 at 5:32 pm | Report abuse |
  53. friend

    My cousin said her and Chaz Bono used the same doctor.

    May 27, 2011 at 5:30 pm | Report abuse |
  54. friend

    Naaaaah. She is even uglier than that old vadjina face GaGa. This is one creepy looking thing. Have you ever heard her sing ? Dog tuurdz are better.

    May 27, 2011 at 5:27 pm | Report abuse |
  55. no suprise

    With a last name of Winehouse...who could stop drinking?...I'd drink a lot too if I was a girl and saw her face when I looked in the mirror...she is almost as ugly as Gaga...almost..Gaga still wins by one uglystick.

    May 27, 2011 at 4:58 pm | Report abuse |
  56. Tony

    Amy your music is so heartfelt and has impacted my life in so many ways. Look back at your lyrics and reach down like never before and beat this. Always a faithful fan and Godspeed.

    May 27, 2011 at 4:55 pm | Report abuse |
  57. debbie

    She only pretends t be a drug addict. Its like the fake bruises she always has. Just part of her act. You Oprah fans just dont get it. It is an act.

    May 27, 2011 at 4:52 pm | Report abuse |
  58. lori

    She is just wanting more publicity. She has a new album coming out in 3 months. Just a pretend druggie.

    May 27, 2011 at 4:50 pm | Report abuse |
  59. lori

    Just think ofwaking up in the morning and seeing a creature like her laying beside you ! It would be worse tha night of the living dead !

    May 27, 2011 at 4:48 pm | Report abuse |
  60. brandi

    May the Lord our God help her to be successful in her recovery.

    May 27, 2011 at 4:43 pm | Report abuse |
  61. 'Lish

    What is she anyhow ? No way one person can be that butttugly. It would take 30 or 40 fat girls to equal her ugliness. I dont think she is actually a human. UUUUUUGHHHLY !

    May 27, 2011 at 4:40 pm | Report abuse |
    • davidsailz

      Why do you have to be mean like that? How would you like it? Maybe your 12 yrs old and do not know any better....look up the word "sterilize" then have it done on yourself.

      May 27, 2011 at 5:07 pm | Report abuse |
    • Robin

      Leash, you're so dog ugly u belong on a leash.

      May 27, 2011 at 6:51 pm | Report abuse |
  62. 'Lish

    Maybe she will just stay there this time. She will be doing all of us a favor.

    May 27, 2011 at 4:37 pm | Report abuse |
  63. keisha watson

    Addiction is such a sad thing,i love amy such talent ,u must overcome it amy im a fan who hopes u get well soonwe than waiting on ur new album:-)

    May 27, 2011 at 4:33 pm | Report abuse |
  64. huh?

    Good luck to her. She has a lot of talent.

    May 27, 2011 at 4:32 pm | Report abuse |
  65. Dennish

    What a crock...."getting an assesment before the drinking becomes a bigger problem" this girl is not ready to quit....period!

    May 27, 2011 at 4:22 pm | Report abuse |
  66. John

    Amy Winehouse in rehab... In other news, the sky is blue.

    May 27, 2011 at 4:13 pm | Report abuse |
  67. The Mad R@p3r

    She should marry pete doherty.

    May 27, 2011 at 3:56 pm | Report abuse |
  68. TI

    hope she learns a little more this time, writes her thoughts into song and gets back into the studio ASAP.

    May 27, 2011 at 3:28 pm | Report abuse |
  69. jean

    relapse is part of the disease & recovery. Good 4 Amy!!! I wish her all sucess!

    May 27, 2011 at 3:17 pm | Report abuse |
  70. WLM

    I just love Amy Winehouse.. She is such an amazing artist. I wish she would get it together so she can put out some more of her amazing music...
    Hope this time rehab really helps.....

    May 27, 2011 at 3:14 pm | Report abuse |
  71. Norm

    No No NOOOO

    May 27, 2011 at 3:05 pm | Report abuse |

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