July 23rd, 2011 18:13 EST
Amy Winehouse Dead At 27: Why Did You Have To Leave Us So Soon?
"Amy Winehouse was found dead at her home in northern London, USA Today reported, citing police. A 27-year-old female was declared dead at a Camden Square residence shortly after 4 p.m. today, police told Bloomberg News, declining to identify the woman by name."
As a pop culture critic for Newsblaze.Com and TheSOP.Org I have written countless articles chronicling the rapid rise to superstardom of Amy Winehouse, and her equally quick descent into drug and alcohol addiction and ultimately irrelevance.
The troubled singer`s drug-fueled antics provided fodder for many humorous editorials, but today I don`t feel like a comic.
The talented diva`s many run-ins with the law allowed me the opportunity to use her as a cautionary tale, but today I don`t` feel like a moralist or a preacher.
I predicted many times that her debauchery would lead to an early death, but today I don`t feel like a prophet.
Today I mourn the death of Amy Winehouse as a fan, as someone who admired her musical genius.
Amy released only two albums "Frank" and "Back to Black", both of them universally regarded as masterworks.
In a perfect world Amy would never have succumbed to the pitfalls of celebrity, and she would have left us a legacy of dozens of remarkable albums.
But this is far from a perfect world, and we will have to make do with the few exquisite songs she left us.
I am deeply saddened by the death of Amy Winehouse. Damn Amy Jade Winehouse, why did you leave us so soon?
Follow Robert Paul Reyes on Twitter: http://twitter.com/robertpaulreyes
More Amy Winehouse Articles:
Drugs Destroy Amy Winehouse`s Teeth
Dionne Bromfield Has Nothing But Love For Her Mentor Amy Winehouse
Charlie Sheen Praises Amy Winehouse: She Parties Charlie Sheen-Style
Pop Tart Amy Winehouse Treated For Food Poisoning
After Months Of Appearing Sober Amy Winehouse Back ...
Amy Winehouse Terrified Her Ex Will Dish The Dirt On Her
Pop Tart Amy Winehouse Records New Song For Quincy
The Horror, The Horror: Amy Winehouse And Pete ...
Amy Winehouse Blake Civil-Fielder Wedding Canceled
Insanity! Mitch Winehouse Tours, Amy Winehouse In Rehab
Outrage: Amy Winehouse Forgets Lyrics, Stumbles On ...
Pop Tart Amy Winehouse: Godmother Of The Year!
Would You Buy An Amy Winehouse Perfume?
Amy Winehouse Hasn`t Changed, She`s Still Nuts
Amy Winehouse Rocks The Muffin Top Look!
Tony Bennett To Collab With Amy Winehouse! Dear God ...