Pete Doherty Announces That He And Amy Winehouse Were Lovers

The Libertines singer talks about his relationship with the late singer.

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Much was made of the friendship between Pete Doherty and Amy Winehouse during the troubled "Rehab" singer's life. Now, Doherty has stated that it was much more than a friendship. The singer, in conversation with a reporter from the Daily Mail, admitted to having had a relationship with Winehouse, and claims that he was in love with her:

"This is difficult for me to admit. But, yes, it's true. Amy and I were lovers. I loved her then and, well, I still do today. But towards the end, as only lovers can, she became quite mean and cruel to me. She didn't suffer fools... and believe me, she had a mean right hook."

"She came back to my hotel after the Libertines reunion warm-up gig at the Forum in Kentish Town in August 2010... When she left the hotel, the paparazzi followed her. It brought back unpleasant memories of when I was with Kate and how they would follow us around everywhere."

"Amy couldn't step outside her front door without a mob of about 30 blokes thrusting cameras at her. If you then include crack in the equation, it becomes a real killer - especially as Amy didn't do things by halves."

Doherty also spoke about the death of actor Mark Blanco, who passed away from severe head injuries after falling from a balcony at a party attended by the singer. Doherty was cleared of any wrongdoing last year after it was ruled that there was insufficient evidence to bring charges over the incident:

"I can understand how it looks dodgy... How ashamed do you think I am that I stepped over the body and legged it down the street? In my heart, I pray and pray that his mother will stop punishing and torturing herself because she is convinced that there was foul play. But I am certain there wasn't. The door was bolted and there wasn't anyone from the party outside on the balcony with him."

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