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Sinead O’Connor Pens Fifth Open Letter To Miley Cyrus Demanding Apology

  • Sinead O’Connor isn’t giving up until she gets an apology out of Miley Cyrus for poking fun at her mental health issues. Miley responded to Sinead’s first open letter by dismissively comparing the singer to Amanda Bynes. Sinead’s latest letter implores the pop singer to “apologise [sic] for the mocking of any person who sought help, publicly or privately, to prevent themselves from committing suicide.” I would personally like to see Miley respond in some sort of thoughtful way to this at least, even if she thinks everything else Sinead has said is garbage. [E! Online, SineadOConnor.com]
  • Paul McCartney, meanwhile, is the latest old fogey to share his thoughts on Miley’s performance at the VMAs, saying, “I think it was only mildly shocking … it wasn’t explicit at all.” [Rolling Stone]
  • Meanwhile, Sufjan Stevens’ negging assessment of Miley Cyrus’s grammar may have a few issues of its own. [VICE]
  • Ooh, Susan Sarandon and daughter Eva Amurri are set to play mother-daughter in a TV pilot called “Growing Ivy.” [NYMag.com]
  • OMG, Prince George’s godparents are going to be commoners?! [Newser] Keep reading »

This Miley Cyrus/Sinead O’Connor “Nothing Compares To Wrecking Ball” Mashup Is Awesome

This Miley Cyrus/Sinead O'Connor "Nothing Compares To Wrecking Ball" Mashup Is Awesome
"Wrecking Ball" Meets "Nothing Compares 2 U"

In my dreams, Miley and Sinead decide to be grown ass women who, at the end of the day, respect each other’s work, go out for a beer and have a cool, smart, healthy debate about sexual expression/exploitation in the music biz. Then they head to the studio and record a song together and it is awesome. I am losing hope of this actually happening in real life, so Robin Skouteris‘s excellent mashup of Sinead’s “Nothing Compares 2 U” and Miley’s “Wrecking Ball” will have to do. [via Jezebel]

Sinead O’Connor Posts 2 More Open Letters To Miley Cyrus, Threatens To Sue

Advice For Miley
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Sinead's Letter To Miley
Sinead O'Connor Wrote A Long, Scathing Letter To Miley Cyrus
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Wrecking Ball
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Sinead O’Connor Posts 2 More Open Letters To Miley Cyrus, Threatens To Sue

Y’all, this isn’t gonna end, is it? Sinead O’Connor is not happy that Miley Cyrus made fun of her two-year-old nervous breakdown (and Amanda Bynes!) in response to Sinead’s open letter to the twerking pop star. First, to recap: two days ago, Sinead posted an open letter to Miley on her website, advising the singer to not allow herself to be “pimped” and that exploiting her sexuality is distracting from her talent. The letter was clearly written from a well-meaning place, informed largely by Sinead’s experience in the music industry when she was Miley’s age. While aspects of it were verging on school marm-y, Sinead’s tone was kind and giving. Miley responded by posting a screenshot of tweets written by Sinead two years ago, when she was in the midst of a nervous breakdown, comparing O’Connor to Amanda Bynes. Poking fun at not one but two people’s mental health problems? Not okay. And Sinead is pissed. She posted the following to her Facebook page yesterday:

Miley… Really? Who the fuck is advising you? Because taking me on is even more fuckin’ stupid than behaving like a prostitute and calling it feminism. You have posted today tweets of mine which are two years old, which were posted by me when I was unwell and seeking help so as to make them look like they are recent. In doing so you mock myself and Amanda Bynes for having suffered with mental health issues and for having sought help. Keep reading »

4 Things I Would Tell Miley Cyrus If She Was Willing To Listen To And Consider Any Criticism

4 Things I Would Tell Miley Cyrus If She Was Willing To Listen To And Consider Any Criticism

I already updated Ami’s previous post about Sinead O’Connor’s open letter to Miley Cyrus with a link and screenshot of Miley’s response on Twitter. But I couldn’t stop thinking about how angry it made me to see her so cruelly dismiss a women she called an inspiration just days ago. Miley may not be listening, but I gotta get this off my chest. Miley, here are four things I would tell you if you were willing to listen to and consider any criticism… Keep reading »

Sinead O’Connor Writes A Long, Intense Letter To Miley Cyrus, Miley Responds By Comparing Sinead To Amanda Bynes [UPDATED]

Sinead O'Connor Wrote A Long, Scathing Letter To Miley Cyrus
Advice For Miley
4 Things I Would Tell Miley Cyrus If She Was Willing To Listen To And Consider Any Criticism
Some thoughts for Miley, not that she's listening... Read More »

Miley Cyrus opened a can of worms when she told Rolling Stone that her “Wrecking Ball” video was inspired by the Sinead O’Connor classic, “Nothing Compares 2 U.” Naturally, this inspired the outspoken singer to pen a thousand-word missive to Miley and post it on her website. In true O’Connor fashion, her open letter cuts both ways — poignant and well, a little crazy. Some excerpts after the jump. Keep reading »

Face Tattoos & 13 Other Things That Seem Like A Great Idea After A Breakup, But Really Aren’t

Things That Seem Like A Great Idea After A Breakup, But Really Aren't

See that red, squiggly thing on Sinead O’Connor’s cheek that looks like a toddler doodled on her with a pen? That’s her new face tattoo and it’s not actually a squiggle. It’s the initials BQ, which stands for Brendan Quinlan. Remember how Sinead started blogging about being single and considering having sex with a yam and then she met someone and married him for 16 days? Well, Brendan Quinlan is not that guy. He’s someone else. At a performance last week, she told the audience that she got her new ink to remind the guy that betrayed her. Then she put up a post on her website that said:

“Face Tattoo…Brendan Quinlan.. ‘It’s what it is’.. Un ange passe ; ) There’s a bottle of Agent Provocateur in someone’s room that belongs to me.”

Keep reading »

Check Out Sinead O’Connor’s New Single “Old Lady”

Sinead O'Connor

It’s been a rough couple of years for ol’ Sinead. I’m not going to lie. There was her wedding announcement that included the phrase “Can’t. Talk. Cock. In. Mouth. Situation.” and her abrupt divorce 18 days later … which then went back on-again.  Not surprisingly, soon after all this, she announced she had a mental breakdown attributed to her bipolar disorder and canceled a tour.

But still, she makes good music. Here’s her latest single, “Old Lady,” from her 2012 album How About I Be Me (And You Be You?) — reminding us of the same old Sinead, breakdown or not. Keep reading »

Sinead O’Connor Only Dates Men With Dead Mothers

Sinead's Wedding
The 2011 amfAR Inspiration Gala Los Angeles
Sinead O'Connor's wedding announcement blew our minds. Read More »
Super Short Marriages
Sinead O'Connor and her dude split after only18 days. Read More »
Sex With A Yam?
Sinead O'Connor blogs about sex with a yam. Read More »

“You’re not allowed to talk about sex in Ireland. The last four boyfriends I’ve had, their mothers have refused to meet me because I wrote articles about sex. Now I have a rule: I don’t go out with anyone whose mother isn’t dead.”

– Okay, so Sinead O’Connor is a little nuts. But tell me this isn’t good advice for us sex writers. Just date men who don’t have mothers who can Google!

(But real talk, Sinead? I don’t think these mothers wouldn’t meet you because you wrote articles about sex. They wouldn’t meet you because you wrote about sex with a yam.) [Irish Central] [Photo: Splash News]

Wait, Sinead O’Connor’s Marriage Is Back On

Sinead's Sexy Talk
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Sinead's Wedding
The 2011 amfAR Inspiration Gala Los Angeles
Sinead O'Connor's wedding announcement blew our minds. Read More »

I think things are about to get a whole lot more interesting in Sinead O’Connor’s love life. After announcing that her 18-day marriage to Barry Herridge was ending because she felt like she was “living in a coffin,” the singer is tweeting a different tune. So, if I follow correctly, she and Barry are going to be boyfriend and girlfriend, go to “counsellin” and move in together in like a year. But in the meantime, they are going to stay married and f**k. This is what happens when you go to Vegas with your drug counselor to hunt for weed and end up getting “a load of crack” instead. The Frisky staff is pulling for rehab for the both of them rather than a reunion. Stay tuned. [Huffington Post]

Morning Quickies: Sinead O’Connor Says 16-Day Marriage Was Like “A Coffin”

The Wedding Annoucement
The 2011 amfAR Inspiration Gala Los Angeles
Sineadr's wedding announcement included the word "cock." Read More »
Evening Quickies
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"Undateable" Pippa Middleton will die alone, be eaten by cats. Read More »
  • Sinead O’Connor’s 16-day marriage tanked in part because of drugs. The happy couple spent their wedding night on a hunt for weed, ended up someplace “quite dangerous” in Las Vegas, and were handed “a load of crack.” (Also, uh, doing this.) Sinead said she had second thoughts about the nuptials — and, uh, the drugs — because hubby Barry Herridge is actually a drug counselor. (Probably not anymore!) Sinead had strong words for how badly their brief marriage fared: “It felt like I was living in a coffin. It was going to be a coffin for both of us, and I saw him crushed. The whole reason I ended it was out of respect and love for the man.” Ooooookay.[People]
  • New couple alert! Zoe Saldana and Bradley Cooper are dating. I like them as a pair. [E! Online]
  • Kanye West would henceforth like to be called “Yeezy World Peace.” Let’s hope he’s kidding? [NYMag.com]
  • Victoria’s Secret model Lily Aldridge and Kings of Leon frontman Caleb Followill are expecting their first child. Mazel tov! [Eonline] Keep reading »
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