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Amy Winehouse's Mom, 'I Never Thought She'd Live To Be 30'

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Jul. 5 2013, Updated 1:54 p.m. ET

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As her family approaches the second anniversary of Amy Winehouse's death, her mother has revealed she sadly never expected the singer to live to be even 30.

“When I think Amy would have been 30 this year, it doesn’t feel right," Janis Winehouse told The London Sun in an emotional interview.

“I’m not saying I always foresaw this but I wasn’t surprised."

The Rehab singer died from alcohol poisoning when she was just 27, on July 23, 2011. She would have turned 30 this September, and had a long history of abusing booze and drugs prior to her death.

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“I couldn’t see Amy as an older person," her mom added. "She was this young girl who exploded into the world like a firecracker and then it was, ‘OK, I’m done — I’m off’. Amy was never meant to be 30.”

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