Amy Winehouse's Family Believes Amy Died After Quitting Drinking

July 28, 2011 By:
Amy Winehouse's Family Believes Amy Died After Quitting Drinking

Could Amy Winehouse have died from trying to stay sober? There seems to be a new theory surrounding Amy’s death every day and as bizarre as this one sounds, it also makes sense.

Amy may have died because she stopped drinking alcohol. Her decision to quit booze completely after years of heavy drinking could have caused her body to go into a state of shock or seizure, which killed her at her home in Camden, north London, last Saturday.

A source said: "Abstinence gave her body such a fright they thought it was eventually the cause of her death."

Some reports suggest she was drinking heavily the night before she passed away, but her father Mitch claims it was the opposite.

A source tells The Sun newspaper: "[Amy’s father Mitch] has wanted everyone to know that he, her boyfriend Reg Traviss and her manager believed it was actually the complete opposite.

"He said doctors had told Amy to gradually reduce her intake of alcohol and to avoid bingeing at all costs. Amy told him she couldn't do that. It was all or nothing and she gave up completely.

"Mitch said the shock of giving up, after everything she had been through over a bad few years, was just too much for her to take."

The strange part is a doctor checked her at 8pm the night before she passed away and he told her everything seemed fine. No one knows what happened between 8pm and 4pm the next day—when she was found dead in her North London home.

Toxicology reports should shed some light on the case, but those won’t be in for another few weeks. What’s your theory on what went wrong?