Amy Winehouse’s dad says he prefers waxwork to daughter

Mitch says singer is on the mend after hospital spell

Amy Winehouse‘s dad Mitch Winehouse liked the waxwork of his daughter unveiled so much at Madame Tussauds yesterday (July 23) he wanted to take it home with him.

Mitch and Winehouse‘s mum Janis were among the first people to see the sculpture at the central London tourist attraction.

Upon seeing the waxwork Mitch joked: “We’re going to take this Amy home with us and send the real one back.”

He added: “This one does what she’s told – and she doesn’t move.”

Speaking to the, Mitch also said his daughter is feeling a lot better after her being diagnosed with a “small amount” of emphysema in her lungs.

He said: “She’s doing well, she’s getting a lot better, a lot stronger.

“She’s put on a lot of weight. She’s eating and concentrating on her new album, so she’s doing pretty well.”