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Neil Patrick Harris Apologizes For Amy Winehouse's Body Platter

Neil Patrick Harris Apologizes For Amy Winehouse’s Body Platter

He eats his words.

Neil Patrick Harris apologized after a The image resurfaced from the Halloween party in 2011 Shows a meat dish designed to look like Amy Winehouse’s corpse.

A picture recently resurfaced from my husband’s Halloween-themed party [David Burtka] Harris said in a statement to Entertainment Weekly Monday. “It was unfortunate then, and it is still unfortunate now.”

He added, “Amy Winehouse was a once-in-a-generation talent, and I’m sorry for any harm this photo caused.”

In a since-deleted tweet, party attendee Justin Mikita posted a photo of the edible graphic display, which depicts a bloodstained version of the late singer lying on the autopsy table with a cigarette in her mouth alongside a small card titling the piece “Amy Winehouse” .

“Look who attended the Halloween party @ActuallyNPH & @GourmetMD last night. Good looking,” Mikita, who married Jesse Tyler Ferguson in 2013, tweeted at the time.

Winehouse Died of alcohol poisoning He turned 27 on July 23, 2011, just months before Harris’ party.

Screenshot of Justin Mikita's tweet showing Amy Winehouse's corpse meat dish.
Harris hosted a Halloween party with a tasteless show just months after the singer’s death.
justinmikita / Twitter

Nearly 11 years later, screenshots of the insensitive image have surfaced on the Internet again, causing many people to have a bad taste in their mouths for “How I Met Your Mother”, 48, and some are calling the joke “f-king disgusting”.

“I don’t care if it was 10 years ago that Neil Patrick Harris gets his ‘Amy Winehouse corpse’ meat dish 3 months after her tragic death is very disturbing. This is someone’s daughter, girlfriend, and family member, and she is undoubtedly her” someone tweeted.

“The way Amy Winehouse was treated before and after her death is insanely disgusting:/She deserved so much better. Also, Neil Patrick Harris,” again the person wrote.

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“Amy Winehouse dies tragically young and you serve up a replica of her corpse as a meat dish shortly after her death? This is an unfortunate next level,” a third agreed.

Amy Winehouse on the red carpet.
Winehouse died of alcohol poisoning in July 2011.
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Others defended Patrick, arguing that it was just a joke and that people should move on.

“So Neil Patrick Harris apologized for the 11-year-old Amy Winehouse joke. Talk about digging graves to bring something very old. He might as well bring the body with you because you’re already down there,” one fan tweet.

“People are crazy B.C. Neil Patrick Harris had a plate of food in the shape of Amy Winehouse? However, second a celebrity dies, the internet is flooded with memes. Math doesn’t count. Make sense. Stop getting in. 😂,” Another agreed.

This isn’t Harris’ first controversy that led to an apology. the actor He said sorry to Rachel Bloom In 2018, after tweeting about not knowing who she was at the Tony Awards.