So scary. Sinead O’Connor allegedly took an overdose of pills after her family members betrayed her in ‘horrific’ ways, according to an emotional suicide note she posted on Facebook Nov. 29. The singer said she has suffered ‘appalling cruelty’ by those closest to her. Get all the details here.
Sinead O’Connor, 48, posted an angry, and rather alarming, suicide note on her Facebook Nov. 29. According to the note, the singer took an overdose of pills in response to her family members betraying her in pretty “horrific” ways. Get all the details on this very scary situation.
The note, which Sinead posted on Nov. 29, can be seen in full below. In it, she claims that her husband, children and her son’s girlfriend have unleashed “appalling cruelty” on her, and she says it all started when she got a hysterectomy in August. Apparently, she believes they’ve been keeping her babies from her and she finally had enough.
There is only so much any woman can be expected to bear. What was done to me this week was appalling cruelty. By my husband, my family, by St Pats and by An Gardai Siochana, by my son, Jake and by Donal Lunny and Angela singleton, by my son’s girlfriend, his friends… after everything I’ve been put through and been forced to go through alone .. And punished for having to go through since I had the surgery on August 26th. Or since Shane became unwell in March, This week has broken me. The withholding of my babies from me without any sound reason by their fathers, Frank and Donal, and by Jake and the rest of my family, is a horrific set of betrayals. And has been going on since I had my surgery. The last two nights finished me off. I have taken an overdose. There is no other way to get respect. I am not at home, I’m at a hotel, somewhere in ireland, under another name
If I wasn’t posting this, my kids and family wouldn’t even find out. Was dead for another fortnight since none of them bother their hole with me for a minute. I could have been dead here for weeks already and they’d never have known. Because apparently I’m scum and deserve to be abandoned and treated like shit just when I’ve had my womb and ovaries chopped out and my child is frighteningly sick. I’m such a rotten horrible mother and Person, that I’ve been alone. Howling crying for weeks. And been told by them all t go fuck myself. I’m invisible. I don’t matter a shred to anyone. No one has come near me. I’ve died a million times already with the pain of it. So yeah.. Strangers like me.. But my family don’t value me at all. They wouldn’t know if I was dead until weeks from now if I wasn’t fucking informing them now.
well done guys, you’ve finally got rid of me. Sorry the penny didn’t drop sooner. I’m an idiot. When you planned to get me away from my babies did you plan for me losing my mind over it? It being the final straw? For how you’re gonna explain why I died? Make sure you tell the truth. BARRY.. THEY WONT. YOURE THE ONLY ONE WHO KNOWS ME OR THE TRUTH. PLEASE STAND FOR ME AND TELL IT. i can’t play twister. My children don’t care if I live r die anyway. Neither do their dads. Everyone is better off. Never ever do this to a woman again. Let this be your lesson. I survived it when John waters did it.. I can’t survive Jake doing it.
Fortunately, TMZ has learned that Sinead “has been found ‘safe and sound’ somewhere in Dublin, and she’s getting medical attention.”
Sinead has four children between the ages of 9 and 28, and she’s currently married to Barry Herridge, a therapist she married in Las Vegas after meeting on the internet. She has also spoken openly about her mental health issues in the past. She suffers from bipolar disorder and has been hospitalized many times.
Our thoughts go out to Sinead during this difficult time. We hope she gets the help she needs.