Amy Winehouse was saved from loss of life two years earlier than her tragic passing due to Sheridan Smith.
The Rehab singer was simply 27 when she was discovered useless in her London flat on July 23 2011, with coroners recording alcohol poisoning as the reason for loss of life.
Followers have been heartbroken, and for weeks held a vigil exterior her north London residence – however in keeping with her shut good friend Tyler James, 39, they might have been mourning the lack of one of many UK’s most proficient stars years earlier had the Cilla actress not raced into motion to avoid wasting her life.
Talking his new guide, My Amy, Tyler reveals that Amy and Sheridan, 39, had turn out to be mates after assembly within the queue for London membership Proud Galleries in Camden.
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The duo, each large stars on the time, discovered an prompt rapport, and shortly Sheridan was staying over on the home Amy shared with Tyler.
He says they cherished ordering in meals and watching Sheridan in Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps – however their blissful set-up was marred by one disturbing day he’ll always remember.
In an extract shared in The Solar, Tyler writes: “I bear in mind the morning Amy practically died as if it was yesterday.
“We’d had an excellent night. I had gone as much as mattress however, at about 6am, Sheridan got here into my room, saying, ‘Come down, there’s one thing fallacious with Amy’.”
Within the kitchen they discovered the troubled singer in a ‘zombie-like’ state drying dishes with a tea-towel.
It turned out that she had drank a whole bottle of Night time Nurse in a bid to get to sleep – and had inadvertently consumed sufficient paracetamol to kill her.
Tyler provides: “Amy was in a state, Sheridan seemed terrified. The ambulance arrived. That is the one time they took her to A&E. She was incoherent.
“They stated she may die. If Sheridan hadn’t discovered her it will have been the tip.”
Additionally within the guide, which is revealed by Macmillan on Thursday, are different tales about celebs who tried to assist the beehive wig carrying singer and preserve her on the straight and slender.
Tyler reveals that daughter of Kelly Osbourne, the daughter of rocker Ozzy, supplied steering to Amy.
He says that Kelly, who has been open about her personal struggles, actually believed that she would conquer her demons for good.
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