Sinead O’Connor Will Not Commit Suicide

Sinead O’Connor is not in the best of spirits lately, however, she would like her fans to know that, despite openly sharing thoughts of suicide, she doesn’t actually plan on killing herself. Assurance came from the singer in an open letter on her official website, only 3 days after she issued a series of red-flag tweets expressing suicidal thoughts.

In a succession of tweets on September 14, O’Connor wrote:

“All this shit we’re not supposed to say. Including suicidal feelings, sex, etc. U just get treated like a crazy person. I want to go to heaven SO bad. Have for yrs … Can’t manage any more. Badly wish cud die without it ruining my kids lives.”

While the open letter she published on Saturday (Sept. 17) is intended to reassure concerned fans that her life is not actually in danger, however, she makes it clear that she wasn’t necessarily crying wolf, either. In the letter, she says she does “believe that suicide is a sin,” she also states her belief that it is healthy to express suicidal thoughts when you are feeling that way.

“People who express suicidal feelings are least likely to act on them,” she writes. “Anyone who gives u the remotest bit of shit for expressing suicidal feelings is a wanker and is to be politely asked to permanently vacate your precious company. Even if its ur mudda-fuggin Mama.”

O’Connor closes the letter by soliciting email advice and suggestions for local “support services in Ireland other than nut-houses and psychiatrists and drugs (DO NOT STOP MEDS BCUZ I SAID THAT.) where people can maybe have a cup of tea…”

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