Things are not looking good for Amy Winehouse.
After fainting early last week and undergoing a battery of tests to determine what exactly is wrong with the singer, Amy's dad is now revealing that she is suffering from the beginning stages of emphysema.
"She's got emphysema," Mitch Winehouse told London's Sunday Mirror. "It's in its early stages, but had it gone on for another month they painted a very vivid picture of her sitting there like an old person with a mask on her face struggling to breathe."
The concerned pop was the one who took his daughter to the hospital in the first place, and he's now opening up about detrimental the effects of Amy's drug using. "With smoking the crack cocaine and the cigarettes her lungs are all gunked up," he said. "There are nodules around the chest and dark marks. She's got 70 percent lung capacity."
Amy, who's been in and out of rehab over the last year, reportedly told her dad that, since this last hospital stay, her affair with drugs is over. "She said, 'Don't worry about me, dad. I know I've got to stop taking drugs now.'"
I hope for her sake she's really getting it this time, but I'm pretty sure we'll be down this road again. Her poor family...