Amy Winehouse Hospitalized
Posted on Mon Oct 27, 2008 08:39 AM PDT

Amy Winehouse Winehouse200.jpgLOS ANGELES, California (X17online) - Troubled British singer Amy Winehouse has been hospitalized with a severe chest infection, The Sun is reporting.

Winehouse is reportedly suffering from the early stages of emphysema and the hospital stay was precautionary.

Representatives for the singer, who has had a very public battle with drug and alcohol abuse, deny Winehouse's hospitalization was drug related.

"Amy is in hospital being checked out for a chest infection. She is not back in rehab. She should be fine and is expected to return home soon,” a spokesperson for the singer said.