Amy Winehouse

Dave M. Benett/Getty Images

Retro-pop trainwreck Amy Winehouse may not seem like much of a career counselor,
but apparently she's taken on that role for her 12-year old goddaughter, Dionne Bromfield.

This week, she had Dionne sing in her place at a gig in London, according to U.K. tab the
, and the experience proved to be less stressful for Dionne than Winehouse, who
sobbed to reporters backstage:

"When I look at Dionne she reminds me of myself. I used to be this little girl who liked
Celine Dion and singing, this beautiful sweet girl with innocent dreams.

"Look where I am now. Look what happened to my dreams. This isn't a life—I'm a mess,
look at me."

Dionne had earlier wowed the audience at the Prince's Trust charity bash in Mayfair, performing a string of Motown hits with a "foul-mouthed" Winehouse singing backup. But even recalling the show, Winehouse swerved through mood swings.

"This beautiful happy girl, she is so much like I used to be. I don't want to leave her
alone. I can't believe what has happened to me. I am so sad."

We're sad too, Amy, just hearing about it. Maybe it's time Dionne got a new mentor.

  • Share
  • Tweet
  • Share

We and our partners use cookies on this site to improve our service, perform analytics, personalize advertising, measure advertising performance, and remember website preferences. By using the site, you consent to these cookies. For more information on cookies including how to manage your consent visit our Cookie Policy.