A contestant on the upcoming series of The Bachelorette has died in a tragic paragliding accident!

Katy Perry destroyed a 5-year-old kid's birthday party to film scenes for her new music video!

Amy Winehouse's dad slams inquest

2013-01-09 17:32
 
Los Angeles - Mitch Winehouse has slammed the coroner's office "idiots" following a second inquest into his daughter Amy's death.

The showbiz patriarch did not attend the investigation on Tuesday into the Back to Black singer's passing in July 2011 and said he was unsurprised that a verdict of death by misadventure had been upheld.

The second inquest was held after it emerged deputy assistant coroner Suzanne Greenaway - who concluded the investigation in October 2011 - was not properly qualified and Mitch slammed officials for their "fuck up".

He wrote on his Twitter account: "Thanks for your kind messages today. The idiots at the coroners office fucked up but we are fine."

'It was horrible'

Following the first inquest, the coroner's report was sent to the wrong address.

Mitch said: "It was a massive cock up. They messed up twice. It is preposterous.

"It is the same evidence so it was bound to reach the same conclusion. What other conclusion could they reach?"

The 61-year-old showbiz patriarch admitted the first hearing, which he attended with Amy's mother Janis, 57, was "horrible" so he had had no intention of attending the second.

He said: "I wasn't going to put my family through that, it was horrible. That is the end of the story."

The first coroner had been wrongfully appointed by her husband, Dr Andrew Reid, who has now resigned from his post as the area's senior coroner, with his spouse also stepping down.

- BangShowBiz

24.com 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.

Comment on this story
3 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
 

Recent News

Avril Lavigne has defended her new music video for the track Hello Kitty claiming it is not racist after it was slammed by critics. Read More »

International artists Jessie J, Jason Derulo and Fall Out Boy have been announced as three of the headliners for the iHeart Joburg Music Festival in September. Read More »

inside channel 24

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.