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Sinead O’Connor apologises to her family for putting them through it over the years

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IRISH singer Sinead O’Connor has written a heartfelt apology to her family for acting like a “total A-hole” over the years.

In a touching post shared on Facebook, the now US-based star expressed her remorse and shared a number of warm memories about her “really cool” family.

In one story, the 50-year-old compared herself to her dad Sean, who she remembers chasing a “bad boy” down the road on her brother’s tricycle for kissing her step-sister.

She wrote: “It was funny to see him on the trike…his knees nearly hitting his face. He’s a fighter. Like me. I think I’m the most like him that way of all his kids. We are scrappy.

“He’s very emotional in a good way…he loves poetry and music. He just wants a peaceful life.

“Poor guy. Can you imagine having to have a daughter like me? I’ve been the mythical ‘third child is always trouble’.”

She added: “He’s one of my heroes.”

Yesterday, she wrote: “Last year I did something…unforgivable because I was out of my mind. I insulted very viciously, people I love. My family specifically…

“I want to apologise here for the fact I did such an awful thing. I am nothing but remorseful and it is, as I said, unforgivable.

“Because actually they’re really cool. And it’s me who’s been the total A-Hole. And it really hurt my family, what I did with Facebook.”

Last year, the singer was reported missing in the US and spoke of feeling suicidal.

In March, American media personality Arsenio Hall dropped a $5million lawsuit against the singer over another Facebook post in which she claimed he gave late singer Prince drugs.

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Aidan Lonergan

Aidan Lonergan is a Digital Reporter with The Irish Post. You can follow him on Twitter @ajlonergan

One comment on “Sinead O’Connor apologises to her family for putting them through it over the years”

  1. Kathy

    Th horrible thing she did was many years ago. In the United States, at a USA concert, attended by paying United States citizens, refused to allow OUR National Anthem to be played prior to her performance. NOTHING compares to that sign of disrespect.


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