Amy Winehouse has announced that she is checking back into rehab at the Priory Clinic in London. The singer is scheduled for a summer tour in Europe and wants to be clean before her performances.
Winehouse's re-entrance into the rehabilitation center appears as no surprise after several recent incidents involving alcohol and slurred speech. One source from People Magazine reported that WInehouse downed a mini bottle of Smirnoff vodka while on her way to the clinic.
Another source spotted Winehouse stumbling drunk into a hair salon restroom where she then told the owners I just puked all over your bathroom. After her public acts of drunkenness, Winehouse checked into the rehab clinic by her own decision after counseling with her father. Her hopes is to stop it from growing into a larger issue. Her rep issued a statement about her near future plans.
She wants to be ready for performances in Europe this summer and decided to seek an assessment. She will remain at the Priory on doctors' advice...Her dad sat her down and said 'I think you're drinking too much again.' So she agreed to go [to] an assessment to stop it becoming a bigger problem. said Winehouse's rep.
Winehouse has been known for her struggles with alcohol and drugs throughout the musician's career. She announced that she is committed to being drug free 3 years ago and has taken steps to counter her drinking problems.