Amy Winehouse's father, Mitch, has described Paul McCartney's claims that he may have saved the tragic death star "ridiculous."
Appearing in ITV's Loose Women on Friday, on what would have been the singer's 35th birthday, Mitch, 68, admitted that she was surprised to learn that the former Beatles star told GQ magazine that she had not helped her. to fight their addictions.
Calling the statement & # 39; ridiculous & # 39; said about the star: & # 39; What would he have done? It depends on the person in recovery and they have to want to get help. It is about the person who is dealing with their addiction.
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Speaking out loud: Amy Winehouse's father, Mitch, harshly criticized Paul McCartney for his claims that he could have helped his late daughter fight her addictions. In the photo in February 2008
"A lot of people like him think they can fix things, why could it fix that? Of the hundreds of thousands of people who deal with addiction, all we need is Paul McCartney?
However, Mitch still considered the legendary musician to be "a very nice man" as he talked to the panelists on the lunchtime program and insisted that Amy's family had lovingly supported her during her problems.
"She had all the support," said Mitch. & # 39; She had a loving family. If my nan came down from hell in a fire car, Amy would say, "OK, maybe next week."
Let It Be: In an interview with GQ, Paul McCartney revealed that he regretted not having tried to save her when they met in 2008.
Despair: The rocker told the magazine that he would have liked to have told Amy "something that broke the despair" when they met three years before his untimely death.
"We have gone through pain and pain, and it is still painful, and our way of dealing with it is to help young people."
During his interview with GQ, Let it Be, the song maker, Paul spoke of his regret when he met Valerie singer Amy Winehouse in 2008, three years before his tragic death due to alcohol intoxication.
He said: "I knew she had a problem, and I ended up just waving, she said hello, but then I thought I really should have run after her -" Hey, Amy, listen, you're really good, I really hope that .. . "- and say something that broke the despair.
& # 39; And she would remember and think: & # 39; Oh, yes, I'm fine, I have a life to lead & # 39; But you always have those little regrets.
During his interview, Mitch also claimed that his late daughter's ghost visits him regularly, describing the experience as a "wonderful feeling."
Strong reaction: Mitch reacted strongly to the comments of the Beatles legend when he made an appearance on Loose Women on Friday afternoon
Interview: Appearing on the show with his wife Jane, on the right, was interviewed by (L-R) Andrea McLean and Nadia Sawalha
Special occasion: Swing singer Mitch made his appearance on the ITV show in what would have been 35 years of his beloved daughter Amy.
Panelists: (L-R) Stacey Solomon and Kaye Adams were also on the panel for the interview
Hello from beyond: Mitch claimed that his daughter's ghosts visit him regularly at home
Telling the exhibition's panelists that Amy was with him "all the time" and that his visits occurred in the form of an "electrical impulse," she said: "She has not left, she is with me all the time." Enchanting spiritual material. She comes to me a lot and my mom and dad do it.
"It's not an electric shock because it's not shocking … It's the most wonderful feeling of knowing there's someone there." I say to Amy, "Do not wake me up in the middle of the night, please."
"It's a little scary because it's like an electrical impulse in my body."
She added of her interactions with the star in the afterlife: "I do not distinguish Amy as an adult and Amy as a child."
Mitch, who revealed plans to celebrate Amy's birthday with an intimate family dinner, also insisted that her daughter was drug-free for three years when she died.
Wonderful: the 68-year-old man described his daughter's visits as "the most wonderful feeling"
Intimate reunion: Mitch revealed plans to mark Amy's birthday with an intimate family dinner
Claro: insisted that her daughter was drug free for three years when she died in 2011
He said: What people do not realize about Amy is that she was drug free for three years. Many people think that he died of a drug overdose, right? Well, he did not, he was drug free for three years.
Some people say, "Well, what's the difference?" She died of alcohol intoxication.
He also said that Amy was working to achieve sobriety and that only in the last two days of her life had she abused alcohol a lot.
Swing singer Mitch explained: "The last year and a half of his life there were long periods when he did not drink, the last six weeks of his life, five weeks and five nights, he did not drink.
"And the last two days, she drank a lot and that's what caused the alcohol intoxication, she was dealing with her addictions, she was actively working with her addictions, she was moving towards sobriety.
Following his death, Mitch created the Amy Winehouse Foundation, which works to help young people struggling with substance abuse and the homeless.
Regret: The Let It Be singer said of Amy Winehouse: "I knew I had a problem, and I ended up just waving, she said hello, but then I thought that I really should have run after her" Hey, Amy, listen, you're very good & # 39;