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Posted on 04/24/2012 5:22:46 PM PDT by Steelfish
Sinead O'Connor Cancels Tour Due To Bipolar Disorder Those who were hoping to catch one of Sinead O'Connor's upcoming performances were disappointed on Tuesday, as the singer has canceled the remainder of her U.S. tour.
As a note posted on her website explains, the "Nothing Compares 2 U" songstress hasn't been feeling well.
"With enormous regret I must announce that I have to cancel all touring for the year as [I] am very unwell from bipolar disorder," O'Connor reportedly wrote in a note on her website, which was then re-posted on a fansite. Her official website appeared to be suspended on Tuesday morning.
"As you all know I had a very serious breakdown between December and March and I had been advised not to go on tour," O'Connor reportedly continued. "But [I] didn't want to 'fail' or let anyone down as the tour was already booked to coincide with the album release. So very stupidly I ignored [my doctor's] advice to my great detriment, attempting to be stronger than I actually am."
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We could have told you that years ago.
She is liberal.
or a psychotic break
That makes sense, given her history. It’s a terrible affliction, and hard on everyone who cares about the person.
That’s what happens when you live on a bipolar planet.
Looks like somebody got her to a doctor.
Although I loathe pretty much everything she stands for ideologically, there’s no denying she’s an exceptionally gifted singer blessed with a distinct and powerful voice. She’s led a troubled life and I wish her the best in dealing with whatever demons haunt her.
Yeah, I was gonna post something similar. I’ve known a few people who developed it in their thirties. It ain’t cool. It can be pretty well controlled with meds, as long as they stay on them. It does explain a lot about her past behavior, though. The manic stage made her feel like she was Queen of the World, and could do no wrong. It can get them in a lot of trouble, even killed. And then the depressive stage hits.....
The two seem to go hand in hand, especially alcohol.
What a loser! She’ll probably end up doing herself in. I hope they keep a close eye on her.
I respectfully disagree. Her voice is OK but not all that exceptional to any degree. Among her contemporaries, I think Sara McLaughlin, Tori Amos and Amy Lee of Evanesance all have much more exceptional voices and much more talent as performers and as original song writers.
Sinead O'Connors main claim to fame was making a really good cover and video of a song written by Prince Nothing Compares to U and tearing up a picture of the Pope on SNL. Outside of those, what is she know for? Her crazy antics and certainly not for her music.
I’d feel bad for Ms. O’Connor if she had to give up Showbiz. But she can always get a job as an Airline Flight Attendant. We’ve seen a rash of those lately...coming unglued in mid-flight because they decided not to take their meds!/Sarc
She seemed like such a sweet little Irish singer before the entertainment machine chewed her up and remade her as a Rock Star!
“Momma (and and Daddys) don’t let your babies grow up to be Rock Stars”. Or child movie/TV stars
Especially the girls.
The hell you say. That’s a poke in my eye with a very sharp stick. What ‘twill I do?
Always wanted to give her bald pate a noogie.
Terrible brain disease. Wouldn’t wish it on anyone.
Ya' gotta' be kiddin'. She's about as talented as Alanis Morissette, who also sounds like a large cat with something stuck in its throat.
Can't anybody just say she a no-talent jerk whose only fame is that she trashed the Christian religion and got a lot of publicity for it?
BS. I have heard people in Karaoke bars that sound just as good or better. That kind of tallent is not exceptional.
She only survived in 'show biz' because of her anti-Catholic rants. Without those, she would have been another long-forgotten 'star'.
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