Amy Winehouse’s dad releases a statement about the Jean Paul Gaultier show…

With the release of images from Jean Paul Gaultier’s couture show….came a response from Amy Winehouse’s father, Mitch Winehouse:

“The family was upset to see those pictures, they were a total shock. We’re still grieving for her loss, and we’ve had a difficult week with the six-month anniversary of Amy’s death. To see her image lifted wholesale to sell clothes was a wrench we were not expecting or consulted on.We’re proud of her influence on fashion but find black veils on models, smoking cigarettes with a barbershop quartet singing her music in bad taste. It portrays a view of Amy when she was not at her best, and glamorises some of the more upsetting times in her life. That’s upsetting for her family.”

Condolesces to the Winehouse family! 😦

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