June 19, 2009 3:40:43 pm
Troubled singer Amy Winehouse,who plans to set her dream home in St Lucia,the Caribbean island,is facing strong opposition from a former governor.
Former governor Jeff Fedee has branded the singer as a “tattooed reptile” and believes that the British singer is a “menace and a dangerous influence” and will only bring “untold human suffering to the people in the island.
Fedee has written a public appeal urging the officials to stop the ‘Rehab’ hitmaker from buying a house in the island,contactmusic reported.
“I would strongly urge she be denied residency status to purchase property in St Lucia. Is she being given special treatment? She’d be a menace and a dangerous influence to our society. Are the authorities going to ignore the indulgences in illegal substances for which St Lucians are arrested and incarcerated,” Fedee wrote in the local newspaper.
“Do not let that tattooed reptile become a resident of St Lucia. We cannot put our future in jeopardy for the sake of selling a house to a character that will draw to St Lucia untold human suffering,” he added.
Fedee is concerned that Winehouse,who has been staying in the island for the major part of the year,will be a bad example for younger residents.
“She is not a good model for St Lucian citizens,particularly the youth,despite the music. Which begs the question,what positive message is Amy Winehouse conveying to young people?”
Winehouse has already spoken about her plans to buy a house and set up her studio in the island to work upon her third album.
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