Winehouse Says Husband Saved Her

Amy Winehouse says her husband saved her life, according to a report in Stern magazine.

In what the glossy weekly claims to be her first interview on the subject since husband Blake Fielder-Civil rushed her to hospital after her August overdose of heroin, ketamine, cocaine and ecstasy, the award-winning singer also confessed that’s she’s ashamed of her behaviour.

"I really thought I was on the way out. My husband Blake saved my life, brought me into hospital," she told the million-selling mag that’s world-renowned for publishing what turned out to be the fake Hitler diaries in 1983.

"Often I don’t know what I do. Then the next day the memory returns. Blake told me later what had happened. And then I am engulfed in shame," Winehouse explained.

"I saw a picture of myself when I came out of the hospital. I didn’t recognise myself. Since I was 16, I’ve felt a black cloud hangs over me. Since then, I have taken pills for depression."

The article was published days after Winehouse spent a night in a cell in Norway for possessing cannabis. She was fined £350 and released in time to play shows in Bergen and Oslo October 19-20.

The first German show of the tour at Berlin Tempodrom October 15 drew flak from the press, which accused her of being "stumbling" and "incoherent."

Several reviews said she got off to a bad start by forgetting the words to her two opening songs, although she’s since vowed to stop drinking before she goes on stage.

"She wasn’t drunk when she came in and she did not drink backstage," Jan Willem Luyken of Mojo Concerts – which promoted her October 22 show at Amsterdam’s Heineken Music Hall – reportedly told the U.K.’s The Sun.

The 24-year-old star hasn’t totally ruled out alcohol on tour and has no plans to stay sober after her performances.

"Now I want to get drunk again," she told the audience toward the end of her Amsterdam gig.

Her August overdose caused her to postpone her North America tour as well as cancel some European dates.