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So, Amy Winehouse denied entry into the US

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by schiezainc, Feb 7, 2008.

  1. schiezainc

    schiezainc Well-Known Member

    Any chance this is gonna be the straw that breaks the camels back? I really hope this doesn't drive her to drink.

  2. markvid

    markvid Guest

    The clutch was popped LONG time ago.
  3. terrier

    terrier Well-Known Member

    She will be in the Grammys after all, via satellite.
    Strap on your helmets - here comes a trainwreck for the ages.
  4. Frylock

    Frylock Member

    Saw her perform at the MTV Europe Awards and it was excruciating. She was clearly intoxicated and I couldn't understand a word.
    Pretty pathetic and unfortunate.
  5. Montezuma's Revenge

    Montezuma's Revenge Active Member

    They'd have probably let her in if she wore a turban.
  6. MacDaddy

    MacDaddy Active Member

    Winehouse tried to get a visa, they said no, no, no.
  7. Chef

    Chef Active Member

    dam you.
  8. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    U.S. changes mind and says Yes Yes Yes ...

  9. HejiraHenry

    HejiraHenry Well-Known Member

    But ... her publicist has released this statement:

    "Unfortunately, due to the logistics involved and timing complications, Amy will not be traveling to the U.S. to perform at the Grammys in person.

    Amy would like to thank all of those people, in particular the staff involved at the U.S. Embassy in London, who have all worked so hard to expedite her application. She is looking forward to being a part of the 50th Annual Grammy Awards with her Sunday night performance and to going back to the U.S. soon."
  10. D-3 Fan

    D-3 Fan Active Member

    I was listening to Friday podcast of Tony K.'s show and he didn't know who Amy Winehouse was. They played a clip of "Rehab" for him, and he says the following:

    "Excuse my politically incorrectness, but this is white girl from England?" The studio burst out laughing at him.
  11. Johnny Dangerously

    Johnny Dangerously Active Member

    Probably a bunch of snots who never heard of Etta James.

    But that is indeed funny.
  12. D-3 Fan

    D-3 Fan Active Member

    Not exactly. Kornhiesier plays old music on his show everyday and he knows Etta James. He didn't know who the hell Winehouse was until his cohorts told him about her and all of the troubles that prevented her from getting a visa until Friday.

    Now, how is she going to do a live performance for the Grammys when she's stuck at home?
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