Amy Winehouse's Ex-Husband Blake Fielder-Civil in a Coma After Alleged Overdose - NBC Southern California

Amy Winehouse's Ex-Husband Blake Fielder-Civil in a Coma After Alleged Overdose

The 30-year-old has been placed on life support



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    Amy Winehouse's ex-husband Blake Fielder-Civil has been put in a medically induced coma.

    A little more than a year after Amy Winehouse's death, her ex-husband, Blake Fielder-Civil, is now fighting for his life.

    The 30-year-old has reportedly been put into a medically induced coma and remains on life support after suffering an alleged overdose on Friday, according to various reports.

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    Per the Daily Mail, Fielder-Civil, who's had a long history of substance abuse, was found by his partner, Sarah Aspin, choking in bed Friday and was rushed to a nearby hospital in West Yorkshire, England.

    He reportedly suffered multiple organ failure and has been placed on life support.

    According to The Sun, Aspin claims that Fielder-Civil arrived home on Thursday "slurring his words and staggering," and she feared that "he was on something." The couple has a 15-month-old son together.

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    Fielder-Civil and Winehouse, who were married for two years until 2009, had an infamously tempestuous relationship punctuated by reports of rampant substance abuse and violent fights. In 2011, he was incarcerated for burglary and firearm possession.

    Amy's father, Mitch Winehouse, took to Twitter Thursday to express his concern over Fielder-Civil's health, writing, "Terrible news about Blake this morning. Remember Amy loved him. Let's pray for his recovery."

    (Originally published on Aug. 9, 2012 at 5:18 a.m. PT)

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