Mitch Winehouse has blasted the American Museum for returning the late singer’s awards in a “damaged” condition after he presented the awards to an exhibition last year
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Amy Winehouse’s family claims the late singer’s Grammy Awards were vandalized by a museum.
Mitch Winehouse is the 71-year-old father of Back to Black singer Amy, who died in 2011 at the age of 27 after years of battling alcohol and drug addiction.
The singer has been a chart-topping success on both sides of the Atlantic, and her music has garnered dozens of awards – including six Grammys, including Record of the Year and Song of the Year for her hit “Rehab.” the year 2006.
The awards presented to Amy were on display at the Grammys Museum in Los Angeles in 2020 as part of the Beyond Black exhibit celebrating the singer’s life.
The sun on Sunday reports that the awards were returned to Amy’s family after the exhibition, but arrived in poor condition.
Mitch told the publication, “We did the Grammy Museum. The Grammys came back damaged.
“Can you believe it? It’s unbelievable. Didn’t you feel like wrapping it up or something?”
The Mirror has reached out to the Grammy Museum for comment.
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Amy’s life and career continues to fascinate the world more than 20 years after her tragic death of accidental alcohol poisoning.
A biopic about the star is said to be in pre-production, with filming set to begin in 2019, with BAFTA-winning producer Alison Owen, mother of Alfie and Lily Allen, set to direct the film.
While Mitch is reportedly developing a stage musical about his daughter that will take her life and music to the West End and Broadway.
Meanwhile, the dress Amy wore in her last-ever live performance was recently sold for £14,000 to raise funds for the Amy Winehouse Foundation, which inspires children and young people to build their self-esteem and resilience.
The form-fitting halterneck dress with a bamboo and floral print, worn in her last performance in Belgrade, Serbia in June 2011.
While a number of other items once worn by the star were also put up for sale as part of the auction, which took place last November.
Fans of the singer may be able to see her perform again soon after plans were put in place in August last year to take a hologram of the star on tour.
Marty Tudor, the director of Base Holograms, which plans to bring Amy back on stage, has defended plans for a holographic tour of the star – and the success of similar tours featuring digitized versions of stars like Whitney Houston and Buddy Holly as “tributes”. designated ‘.
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https://www.mirror.co.uk/3am/celebrity-news/amy-winehouse-family-outraged-after-26511050 Amy Winehouse's family are outraged after the Grammy Museum 'damaged' her award