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- Posted on Dec 10th 2007 3:00PM by Nadine Cheung
The note, published in Britain's News of the World on Sunday, was spurred by last week's photos of the 24-year-old singer wandering the streets of London, wearing only a red bra and jeans. However, the incident was but one of the singer's many recent troubling moments.
"We want to help you, but we know that unless you want to be helped -- unless you come to us -- anything we tried would be in vain," Janis wrote.
"We were terrified after we saw those pictures of you earlier this week, wandering the freezing streets of London at dawn in your underwear," she continued. "All I wanted to do was rush into those pictures and wrap you up in a big, warm blanket."
Winehouse's mother also addressed her daughter's tumultuous relationship with husband Blake Fielder-Civil as a cause for her erratic behavior. Fielder-Civil has had his fair share of run-ins with the law, and is currently being held on remand for charges of inflicting grievous bodily harm on a pub landlord from an incident in June 2007.
"When I was quoted recently as saying 'Thank God Blake's inside' what I meant was that putting him in jail might help him to clean up HIS act and change HIS life," she explains. "It wasn't said out of viciousness or to upset you. If your relationship is meant to be, it will survive.
"But I want you to love Blake for who he is, Amy. Not because you feel sorry for him, or because he can get you doped up. Not for any other reason than that you have respect for him. I completely understand and sympathise with how you feel heartbroken over your separation and I'd do anything to help you end that unhappiness."
Read Janis Winehouse's full letter