Amy Winehouse fun
And like any good meltdown, it was YouTubed and I had a bit of fun using the youtube videos within stories about the show and subsequent call off of her planned tour.
I wondered, should I feel bad. In short, no, I don't. She knew — or should have known — what she was doing. When the world mocks you for your addiction, perhaps it's a sign you should watch out. She didn't. She lived in the limelight and stayed there, going to court, being hunted by the tabloids. So, though she was talented, she still was an addict who fed her addiction instead of seeking help, and she, like thousands others, died. Every week in Oakland County, one, two, sometimes a few, die of drug overdoses. Every week, a body is found by sheriff's deputies and the person is well known as having spent years or decades abusing alcohol and drugs.
Such a lifestyle is not going to help one keep on living, and she just burned out a bit quicker than most.
I still think the trainwreck videos are funny. Here's a sample from Belgrade: