Amy Winehouse can’t seem to escape the drama. Her estranged husband, Blake Fielder-Civil, is expecting a child with another woman. The woman in question is Gilleen Morris, an unemployed 31-year-old heroin addict, who claims she and Blake conceived the child while in rehab six weeks ago. Oh that poor baby!
Blake and Amy are divorcing and this love-child scenerio could squash Blake’s plan to get half of his wife’s nearly $20 million fortune. See, Blake was planning to use Amy’s alleged infidelity against her in court. Guess he’ll have to come up with another plan!
Morris claims, “Blake seduced me and we had a secret fling. When I told him I was pregnant he said, ‘Oh f***!’ But he vowed to stand by me and raise the child.”
Gilleen was convinced Blake would dump her once he found out she was expecting his baby. “Initially I was planning to have an abortion but Blake’s vow has completely thrown me.
“I never planned for any more children. Our fling was just a bit of fun. I never imagined these consequences. I’m now confused and don’t know what to do.”
Blake’s lawyers have been hoping to negotiate an out-of-court settlement with Amy – and Blake’s mother Georgette, calls Amy “a cheat” and “a trollop,” and defends her son and insists he’s been faithful. Um, don’t think so!
Blake has begged Gilleen to stop using drugs while she’s pregnant, and has vowed to stand by her. Gilleen said, “I was surprised how supportive he was. I don’t think he’d say he’ll stand by me if he didn’t mean it.”
Morris added she’s OK with Amy being a stepmom to her baby. Oh, yes, I’m sure Amy wants to be a stepmom to her soon-to-be-ex-husband’s love-child. Right on.
Gilleen said, “And if Amy wants to be a stepmum I wouldn’t mind, as long as she steered clear of drugs (priceless coming from a heroin addict!) and self-harming. It’s also lovely that Blake’s mum wants to go with me to the hospital. It’s a nice gesture, but it will be nerve-racking meeting her for the first time, let alone explaining how this happened.”
Morris has two children – a daughter, 7, and a son, 12 – who live with their grandmother.
She said it’ll be tough as a single mom – she’s done it with her other kids, but obviously not well if they’re now being raised by their grandmom.
Gilleen said, “I raised two kids before as a single mum and it was very tough. I’m older now, but every day is a challenge to stay off heroin. Once I’ve met Blake again face to face I’ll decide what to do.
“It’s nice that he’s thinking about taking the responsibilities of becoming a dad. He’s too young to settle down, but if he could be a good parent that’s something different. It would be good for him. Having a child gives you a new outlook on life. You see things differently.
“Blake would want to protect the baby. It could help beat his drug problems.”
That poor unborn baby doesn’t stand a chance!