Fans worry about Sinead O'Connor after mental illness video

Tuesday, August 08, 2017 10:40AM
A video posted by a distraught Sinead O'Connor has fans around the world worried about the singer.


A video posted by a distraught Sinead O'Connor has fans around the world worried about the singer. The 12-minute long Facebook video shows O'Connor in what she says is her current home, a New Jersey Travelodge.

O'Connor talks about living with several mental illnesses and describes not having any friends or family to rely on. She says her only support comes from her doctors. She also references having suicidal thoughts.

More than a million people have already watched the video. A post made after the video was posted to Facebook indicates that O'Connor is not suicidal and is "surrounded by love and receiving the best of care."

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