Amy Winehouse's Teachers Talk About Her Tumultuous Teenage Years

February 7, 2008 3:24 PM ET

Amy Winehouse wasn't always a globetrotting tabloid-friendly superstar -- she was once a bored teenager just trying to make it through school. See comments from two of Winehouse's former teachers from London's Sylvia Young Theater School, and tune in to the full Amy Winehouse: The E! True Hollywood Story, airing this Saturday, February 9th, at 6 PM.

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