We already brought you part one of our list of 15 things you didn’t know about Amy Winehouse, and now we’re back with part two! Keep reading below to learn seven more little-known facts about the late but extremely talented musician.
Number Seven: She Heckled Bono. At an awards show, Bono was giving an acceptance speech when Winehouse spoke up. She allegedly said, “Shut up! I don’t give a f***!”
Number Six: Mark Ronson Respected Her. Famous musician Mark Ronson dedicated his entire album, Uptown Special, to Winehouse. When he dedicated it to her, he wrote, “Although I wish you were still here, I’m always thinking of you, inspired by you and your music lives on in myself and everyone who ever felt it. Love, Mark.”
Number Five: There Is a Statue of Her. In Camden, North London, a bronze statue of Winehouse shows her in a strapless dress with her iconic beehive hair and a red flower in her hair. The statue was dedicated to her in 2014. The red flower in her hair is the only part of the statue that is in color (the rest is in bronze).
Number Four: She Didn’t Think She Would Be Famous. Winehouse was quoted in an interview as saying “I don’t think I’m going to be at all famous. I don’t think I could handle it. I would probably go mad.” She didn’t know how right she was.
Number Three: She Had a Very Long History With Drugs. Though she famously died of an overdose, the one that caused her death was not her first. In 2007, she was put into a coma after overdosing on vodka, whiskey, ecstasy, cocaine, ketamine and heroin.
Number Two: Her First Tattoo Was Quite Innocent. Winehouse’s first tattoo was of Betty Boop, and she got it on her back. She had about one dozen tattoos on her body at the time of her death.
Number One: She And Her Ex-Husband Had Matching Tattoos. Winehouse and her ex-husband, Blake Fielder-Civil, got matching tattoos of each other’s names on their bodies. Fielder-Civil’s tattoo is behind his right ear, and Winehouse’s tattoo was over her heart.