Contact Us

Amy Winehouse’s Ex-Husband Blake Fielder-Civil in a Coma After Alleged Drinking Binge

Blake Fielder-Civil and Amy Winehouse
Michael Buckner, Getty Images

Roughly a year after Amy Winehouse‘s excessive alcohol intake led to her death, her ex-husband, Blake Fielder-Civil, has reportedly fallen into a coma.

The tragically unsurprising cause of Fielder-Civil’s medical distress? A drinking binge, according to his girlfriend Sarah Aspin, who told reporters that he returned home from a visit with friends “slurring his words and staggering.”

Added Aspin, who shares a 15-month-old son with Fielder-Civil, “I had to get his shoes and trousers off to help him into bed. Next morning I went to get up and heard a horrid scratching and grating breathing sound. I looked round and saw Blake lying there completely grey. His eyes were rolled back and his mouth was locked together.”

According to reports, paramedics had to insert a breathing tube to keep Fielder-Civil alive, and doctors suspect that even if he does survive, he could be left with permanent brain damage. “The doctors say they don’t know the prognosis,” said Aspin. “They said they put him in a coma to help him and due to infection. I’m praying he’ll survive, but I’m having to prepare myself that he may never wake up.”

Though Aspin said Fielder-Civil has “never really been a drinker,” his struggles with substance abuse — and the law — are well-known. After multiple trips to rehab, he recently completed serving a two-year prison sentence for armed robbery, from which he was released a mere two weeks ago.

Best of the Web

Festival Fever News

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://diffuser.fm using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on Diffuser.fm quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Sign up for an account to comment, share your thoughts, and earn points to get great prizes.

Register on Diffuser.fm quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!