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Amy Winehouse's statue unveiling has been postponed after the British singer's father decided that he was not happy with the final design of Amy's replica, Yahoo! reported Monday.
The plans to officially unveil the statue of the late Amy Winehouse have been postponed after her father, Mitch Winehouse, announced that he was not pleased with the over-all design of her daughter's statue.
Reports stated that Officials in the British capital have already given the go signal for the tribute to the British singer, who untimely died due to alcohol poisoning in July 2011, to be unveiled outside the Roundhouse venue in Camden, North London later this month.
However, the unveiling has now been postponed after Amy Winehouse's father found several faults with the bronze statue of his daughter, which was created by artist Scott Eaton.
Amy's former boyfriend before she died, Red Traviss told British newspaper Mail on Sunday that the British singer's father wants the statue to be just right.
"Mitch wants it to be just right and he doesn't want anything to go up that he's not completely satisfied with," Traviss said, as quoted from the newspaper. "But obviously it's never going to look exactly like her."
Meanwhile, Amy's father launched #Amy30, a series of events in memory of the singer's home borough of Camden, early September.
Mitch was even quoted back then saying, "There is not five minutes that goes by" without him thinking about his "beautiful" daughter.
The event was launched in time for Amy's 30th birthday on September 14, and all the proceeds of the series of events will be given to the Amy Winehouse Foundation, which was created after her death.
"Anybody from the best family can suffer addiction, and the foundation is all about helping those people," Mitch said back then. "Rather than them thinking she was a drug addict and an alcoholic, but a great singer, I want people to know what a super girl she was and down underneath it all just a normal kid."
According to The London Evening Standard, the Foundation has donated more than £600,000 to charity since its launch on Sept. 14, 2011. The Foundation supports drug education and provides assistance to addicts and the homeless.