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Amy Winehouse's dad says no to biopic

2013-11-23 14:00
 Amy Winehouse
Los Angeles - Amy Winehouse's father would never allow a biopic to be made.

Mitch Winehouse has shot down ideas of a movie to be made about his late daughter - who died of alcohol poisoning in 2007 - but he would like a concert to be arranged in memory of the Valerie singer.

Speaking to Digital Spy, he said: "I don't really want to do a biopic.

"A concert would be amazing, but it's actually getting it together with the [record label]. It sounds great in theory, but in practice it's not so easy. We are talking about it though."

Meanwhile, Lady Gaga has vowed not to follow in the footsteps of the Body And Soul hitmaker - who died at the age of 27 - and is determined to curb her drug use and wild behaviour so she doesn't die young.

She said previously: "I want to live and I want my fans to live. I don't want them to torture themselves in the way I have.

"I want to show people that I will last past 27 and I will last longer, and so will you."

The Applause hitmaker is on a mission to break the idea that musicians are only remembered if they die young.

She explained: "I want to change this code in the atmosphere that in order to be remembered, I must die young, that in order to be remembered as a legend, I must be dead first. This is unhealthy." publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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