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No “giggle-ment” in Sinéad’s latest tweets

The troubled singer says she needs help.


Fernando Alfonso III


Posted on Jan 11, 2012   Updated on Jun 2, 2021, 10:49 pm CDT

We all have our resolutions.

Two weeks ago, singer Sinéad O’Connor wrote on her blog that in 2012, she would be using Twitter “for purposes purely of fun and giggle-ment.”

While O’Connor has pretty much kept to those goals, her tweets turned dark about nine hours ago when she started asking her 5,500 followers for medical help.

“[I] realise i will be in trouble 4 doing this but.. ireland is a VERY hard place to find help in. So having tried other ways 1st im asking,” O’Connor tweeted under her new handle @vampyahslayah. “does any1 know a psychiatrist in dublin or wicklow who could urgently see me today please? im really un-well… and in danger.

O’Connor followed up her plea with an email address, asking people to send her information so she can “get back on her meds today.” A handful of users have responded, mostly with kind words of support. O’Connor has not tweeted since about 6 a.m. Eastern Time.

O’Connor has been in the news recently for marrying, separating from, then reconciling with Barry Herridge in less than a month.

Four months ago, O’Connor took to Twitter in search of her next husband and sex partner in a heavily publicized rant that left people wondering if she was well. Now, unfortunately, they’re getting an answer.

Photo by pieter morlion

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*First Published: Jan 11, 2012, 5:41 pm CST