Amy Winehouse
The reason for blues and jazz singer Amy Winehouse's death remained under cloud for a long time and speculations were aplenty. It was understood that Winehouse, who was battling alcoholism and bulimia, spent final hours of her life drinking vodka and watching YouTube clips of herself. Her live-in security guard had said that when she went to show him some of her YouTube clips, he could tell she was drinking, but she wasn't completely drunk. On 23 July 2011, she was found dead beside her laptop and two empty vodka bottles. Couple of years after her death, her brother Alex Winehouse came out and said that he believed substance abuse didn't cause Winehouse's death, but bulimia did. That same year her father, Mitch Winehouse, however, said that Alcohol poisoning killed his daughter.Reuters

The new documentary about Amy Winehouse, which is named "Amy", is set to debut at the next month's Cannes Film Festival and it mostly focuses on the late singer's life before she died at the 27 due to drug overdose.

But Amy's family are in total disapproval of the documentary and according to the statements given by them to US Weekly, the allegations made against the family in the documentary, are false and the information about Amy is also 'misleading'.

"The Winehouse family would like to disassociate themselves from the forthcoming film about their much missed and beloved Amy," Amy's relatives told the website.

They also complained that the documentary focused more on the "testimony of a narrow sample of Amy's associates, many of whom had nothing to do with her in the last years of her life," and also mentioned that the film-makers did not take the 'counterviews' into any consideration.

The documentary's trailer was released earlier this month and the film had many 'unheard and unseen' footages and recordings that seemed to allege that her family and management did not give her the help that she required at that time; and these allegations have not gone down well with her family.

According to them "Amy was an adult who could never be told what she could and could not do," and the filmmakers have failed to incorporate those statements which show that Amy's family and doctors did everything they could to help her get through all stages of her illness.

But representatives for the documentary have a totally different point of view. According to a statement given to Rolling Stone, the reps said they had been fully supported by Amy's family throughout the documentary and also mentioned that they had approached the project with "total objectivity".

"We conducted in the region of 100 interviews with people that knew Amy. The story that the film tells is a reflection of our findings from these interviews," they said.

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