CLAIM: Amy Winehouse and Reg Traviss Were “Secretly Engaged”

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Amy Winehouse Engaged Reg Traviss

By Daniel Gates

Amy Winehouse Engaged Reg Traviss

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“Tragic Amy Winehouse was secretly engaged to Reg Traviss,” reads the headline of an “exclusive” from The Sun.

According to the tabloid, just “weeks” before Winehouse died at 27, Traviss gave her “a diamond ring.” The paper quotes an unnamed source as saying, “Reg asked Amy and of course she said ‘Yes’. She loved him. She wanted nothing more than to be his wife and to start a family with him.”

The Sun even says they “planned to marry next year.” The tabloid’s so-called “source” notes, “Amy spent a week in rehab in June and told loved ones afterwards she was determined to quit booze… Amy was adamant about sorting herself out. Reg’s proposal made her even more determined.”

Of course, Traviss, who has only spoken briefly since Winehouse’s passing, has never even alluded to the fact that the two were engaged, which one might expect he would have mentioned. The film director has never said anything about losing his “fiancee” or that they were set to marry. Traviss simply noted, “I’ve lost my darling who I loved very much.”

Gossip Cop has yet to hear back from Traviss’ rep about the accuracy of The Sun‘s report, but Winehouse’s spokesmen tells us if there were any validity to it, “It would have been between Reg and Amy. No one else knew.” Seems like the engagement was such a secret, not even Winehouse nor Traviss even knew about it.

Earlier in the week, Gossip Cop was the first to report that stories about Winehouse adopting a 10-year-old girl from St. Lucia were absolutely NOT true. We sincerely wish the tabs would let Winehouse rest in peace without creating new drama now that she’s gone.

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