Mum's anguish for 'frail and thin' Winehouse

Amy Winehouse's mother Janis has confessed her shock at pictures of the singer's latest shambolic public appearance.

The 'Rehab' singer attended the Prince's Trust 'End of Summer Ball' bash in London late last month and stunned revellers with her erratic behaviour and frighteningly dishevelled appearance.

Winehouse was incoherent throughout the bash, and faced police questioning after she reportedly lashed out at a female dancer when asked to pose for a photo.

And Janis Winehouse admits she was shocked at her daughter's appearance.

She told Britain's 'Closer' magazine: "It is hard seeing pictures of her looking like that. She's very thin and frail. But, as her mother, she probably looks worse to me.

"Amy's living the rock-chick lifestyle. I don't think it's a choice for her any more, though - it rules her."

Janis has threatened to report her daughter's drug dealers to police - because they are standing in the way of her recovery.

She added: "She's my little girl and is very vulnerable. If I came across any of these people (drug dealers), I'd tell them where to go. And I'd call the police.

"Amy has her dad and me looking out for her and that's something a lot of celebrities don't have. But we can't force her into anything.

"She has to want to do it (rehab) or it will be hopeless. I know she can beat it, she just has to make the call."

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