Pete Doherty
My secret affair with Amy Winehouse, by Pete Doherty: Troubled rock star reveals the truth about their explosive romance

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PUBLISHED: 22:01 GMT, 24 November 2012 | UPDATED: 08:05 GMT, 26 November 2012

Pete Doherty is gazing pensively out of the restaurant window. It is early evening and we are sitting in his favourite haunt: Wagon Bleu, a bistro near his apartment in central Paris. He is thinking about death and loss.
It is the mention of Amy Winehouse that has prompted his morose mood. Slowly, a single tear courses unchecked down his pale cheek. ‘This is difficult for me to admit,’ he says, shifting uncomfortably. ‘But, yes, it’s true. Amy and I were lovers. I loved her then and, well, I still do today,’ he adds, his head bowed. ‘But towards the end, as only lovers can, she became quite mean and cruel to me. She didn’t suffer fools .  .  . and believe me, she had a mean right hook.’
Winehouse’s death, in July last year when she was just 27, hit him hard. Clearly, too, her loss has brought back memories of another tragic death: that of Mark Blanco, a struggling actor and an acquaintance of Doherty, who fell to his death from the balcony of a London block of flats where both were partying in December 2006.

Pete Doherty was in a revelatory mood about much that he has always kept private

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