Evidently wounded by Josh Homme taking the piss out of her at last night’s Queens Of The Stone Age show, Amy Winehouse has cancelled the rest of her gigs for 2007.
Winehouse has spent the best part of a fortnight beating a troubled path across Britain, with late shows, erratic performances and a generally distracted air causing many punters to complain about the efforts of their heroine.
Winehouse’s doctor has now ordered her to take a complete rest, and consequently the remainder of the singer’s 2007 tour dates have been cancelled. She had been due to play at the Cardiff International Arena on Wednesday (November 28).
According to her publicist, “The rigours involved in touring and the intense emotional strain that Amy has been under in recent weeks have taken their toll. In the interests of her health and well-being, Amy has been ordered to take complete rest and deal with her health issues.”
Winehouse added, “I can’t give it my all onstage without my Blake [Fielder-Civil, husband]. I’m so sorry but I don’t want to do the shows half-heartedly; I love singing. My husband is everything to me and without him it’s just not the same.”
Refunds for the remaining dates will be issued from the point of purchase.