Amy Winehouse Statue Unveiled in London

One Year Later
Winehouse's fans honor her on what would have been her 30th birthday.
September 14, 2014 would have been Amy Winehouse’s 31st birthday. On this occasion, her family unveiled a life-size statue of the late singer in Camden, north London.

Winehouse’s parents, Mitch and Janis, were present for the unveiling. Mr. Winehouse said that it was “incredibly emotional” seeing the statue. “It is like stopping her in a beautiful moment in time,” he continued. “We really hope Amy’s fans love the statue.”

[Amy’s father, Mitch, poses with the statue. Photo: AKMGSI]

The bronze statue was creased by sculptor Scott Eaton, who said he aimed to capture her “attitude and strength, but also give subtle hints of insecurity.”

[Amy’s parents, Mitch and Janis, with the statue of their late daughter. Photo: AKMGSI]

Amy, who had long struggled with substance abuse issues, died of alcohol poisoning on July 23, 2011 at the age of 27.