Winehouse Rescues Tourist, Baywatch-Style

Recovering heroin addict is heroine on beach in Caribbean
By Rebecca Smith Hurd,  Newser User
Posted Jan 21, 2009 10:59 AM CST

(Newser) – Longtime heroin devotee Amy Winehouse became a heroine yesterday when she rescued a British woman, Baywatch-style, on a Caribbean beach, the Sun reports. During a sailing lesson, the 39-year-old tourist was thrown onto rocks near the sunbathing singer, who rushed to help the injured gal out of the water. Winehouse then cleaned gashes on the woman’s back.

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“I was bowled over by her kindness,” the victim said. “She went out of her way to help me.”
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