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Winehouse's mum delighted to get her back

Published: Tuesday, July 21, 2009, 11:17 [IST]

[an error occurred while processing this directive]Washington, (ANI): Amy Winehouse has kicked her drug addiction and is back to her old happy form, according to the singer's mum Janis. The star spent eight months on the Caribbean island of St Lucia where she fought her drug demons before returning to her native London. And since her return, Janis insists the Rehab hitmaker's break from England has done her good.

"A year ago, everyone was saying: 'Will she get through this, will she even survive?' Contactmusic quoted her as telling Britain's Closer magazine. "And look at her now. We've got the old Amy back. I always knew she'd come through it. And I know she doesn't want to go back to the drugs," she added.

Janis further said that Amy was yet to overcome her binge drinking, adding: "St Lucia was good in many ways because there were no hard drugs around, but she was bored, so she drank. She didn't have many friends around her. But she's sorting herself out and I'm sure she'll stop drinking when she's ready.

"I've spent some time with her since she got back. She's put on a bit of weight and looks better than she has in a long time. She was busy cooking, so that's a good sign that she's actually eating. I think she's pleased to be home and I know she's happier now."

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