Amy Winehouse hospitalised

February 14th, 2009 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS  

Amy WinehouseLondon, Feb 14 (IANS) Troubled British singer Amy Winehouse has been admitted to hospital after collapsing in the Caribbean.

The “Back to Black” hitmaker was taken to a medical facility on the island of St. Lucia Friday night after suddenly falling ill, reports

A representative for the star says she collapsed after running out of medication she had been using in her ongoing battle against drugs.

Winehouse has been enjoying a sunshine break in the resort since December following numerous health problems throughout 2008, which included a stint in rehab and several prolonged stays in hospital.

She flew out to the island in December following a stint in a London medical facility after reportedly suffering an adverse reaction to prescription medication.

Winehouse’s spokesperson confirmed she was recovering well and was expected to be released from hospital shortly.

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