“It was the hardest thing in the world I’ve ever had to do …
I was basically putting the man I loved back in the arms of his talented and rich ex-girlfriend: But I couldn’t say no,” Aspin told The Daily Star Wednesday of the meeting, which she says took place in 2009 at the Sheffield, England apartment she shared with Winehouse’s ex.
She won an Ivor Novello award the following year for her first single, Stronger Than Me.
But in 2005 she met Blake Fielder-Civil in a Camden pub.
Cancelled gigs, brushes with the law and spells in rehab gave the press plenty to write about; commentators saw parallels between Amy Winehouse's charge towards self-destruction with Blake Fielder-Civil and their punk rock counterparts Nancy Spungeon and Sid Vicious.
Amy Winehouse's rake's progress began when, aged 16, she dropped out of school and sang with a jazz band.
A "music video assistant", he was already in a relationship, but they began an affair.
He had her name tattooed behind his right ear, and she had his tattooed over her heart.
Blake's relationship with Amy was, by all accounts, intense.A tearful Doherty said: “This is difficult for me to admit. “When she left the hotel, the paparazzi followed her.It brought back unpleasant memories of when I was with Kate [Moss] and how they would follow us around everywhere.” He continued: “Amy couldn’t step outside her front door without a mob of about 30 blokes thrusting cameras at her.Still, despite the love triangle, the two hit it off when they’d crossed paths.Aspin said she “was so excited to meet her, and yet aware she was really my love rival … “Though they slept in the same bed, Blake assured me they didn’t do anything.