WGN reported recently Sinead O’Connor has been found safe and is being brought to a local hospital after it was reported that singer had been missing since Sunday morning and was feared suicidal. This follows up concerning reports from earlier today.
The Irish-born artists who recently made headlines with a pending lawsuit from TV host Arsenio Hall after the ‘Nothing Compares to U’ singer claimed that Hall gave rock icon Prince drugs at some point. Her biggest hit ‘Nothing Compares to U’ was written by Prince.
O’Connor had a very negative episode in her life last year when she posted a very concerning note on her public Facebook page which said she had taken an overdose of some kind in a hotel room in Ireland. The singer was later found to be safe and was taken for medical treatment.
Now there is no clear indication of what the situation with O’Connor involved but let’s remember that suicide is a real problem that effects thousands of people, their friends, and families every year. If you or anyone you know is struggling with the suicidal thoughts, remember there is always help a phone call away. Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255). Find out more at suicidepreventionlifeline.org
Here is a recent performance in March from Sinead O’Connor electrified Chicago’s own Metro with a moving tribute to David Bowie in ‘Life on Mars’.