Blake Fielder-Civil In Medically Induced Coma After Alleged Overdose
West Yorkshire, England - Blake Fielder-Civil, ex-husband of Amy Winehouse, is in a medically induced coma in West Yorkshire, England.
E! Reports that the 30-year-old is reportedly on life support after an alleged overdose this morning.
Sarah Aspin, his current partner, said:
“The doctors say they don’t know the prognosis … They said they put him in a coma to help him and due to infection.”
Fielder-Civil has a history of drug use. MTV reports that Aspin found Winehouse’s ex-husband choking in bed this morning. He was taken to a nearby hospital and was placed on life support after suffering a multiple organ failure.
The Sun Reports that Aspin suspected that Fielder-Civil was on some type of drug on Thursday night when he came into the house ”slurring his words and staggering.”
Aspin, who has a 15-month-old son with Fielder-Civil, told MTV:
“I’m praying he’ll survive, but I’m having to prepare myself that he may never wake up … I am devastated, just devastated, at what has happened. I just want to cry all the time, but I have to be strong for our son, Jack.”
Blake Fielder-Civil and Amy Winehouse were married for two-years until 2009. Winehouse died from alcohol poisoning in 2011.
Winehouse’s father, Blake, wrote on Twitter:
Terrible news about Blake this morning. Remember Amy loved him. Let’s pray for his recovery. Mitch
— mitch winehouse (@mitchwinehouse) August 9, 2012