Winehouse Spent $2K on Drugs Night Before Death

Drug fixer says singer bought crack cocaine, heroin
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 1, 2011 9:55 AM CDT
British singer Amy Winehouse arrives at Westminster Magistrates Court, in west London, on March 17, 2009.   (Getty Images)

(Newser) – The night before she was found dead, Amy Winehouse reportedly asked a drug "fixer" friend to hook her up with a dealer—and she bought nearly $2,000 dollars worth of crack cocaine and heroin, the fixer says. Tony Azzopardi, who met Winehouse through her ex-husband Blake Fielder-Civil, will be interviewed again by detectives today; police have said there was no evidence of drugs in Winehouse's home.

Azzopardi tells the Daily Mirror Winehouse pulled up beside him in a cab around 11:30pm, looking "good, you know, fit—like she’d been clean for a while and filled out a bit." But she was upset, he says, that Fielder-Civil had been calling from prison and "hassling" her. Fielder-Civil, meanwhile, calls his relationship with Winehouse "unhealthy and co-dependent," since they often fought over drugs, the Daily Mail reports. That relationship will be documented on a posthumous third Winehouse album dealing with her marriage and divorce, the Mail adds

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