Sinead O’Connor hospitalized, days after teenage son’s death

Sinéad O’Connor has been admitted to the hospital, one week after her 17-year-old son was found dead.

The “Nothing Compares 2 U” singer told fans on Thursday night that she was heading to hospital to receive help after sharing in a series of disturbing Twitter posts that she planned to take her own life.

“I’ve decided to follow my son. There is no point living without him. Everything I touch, I ruin. I only stayed for him. And now he’s gone,” she wrote on an unverified Twitter account linked to her official account.

O’Connor — who has been open about her own mental struggles and suicidal thoughts in the past — went on to say she felt “lost,” and blamed herself for her teenage son’s death.

The mother-of-four followed the thread an hour later by apologizing for her alarming posts and reassuring fans that she was seeking medical attention.

“I’m sorry. I shouldn’t have said that. I am with cops now on way to hospital. I’m sorry I upset everyone,” she posted, adding: “I am lost without my kid and I hate myself. Hospital will help a while. But I’m going to find Shane. This is just a delay.”

O’Connor’s representatives declined to comment on the matter to CNN.

Shane O’Connor’s body was discovered on January 7, two days after he went missing, the singer’s management company confirmed to CNN on Saturday.

O’Connor announced his death on Twitter, saying her “beautiful” son “decided to end his earthly struggle.”

“Nevi’im Nesta Ali Shane O’Connor, the very light of my life, decided to end his earthly struggle today and is now with God,” she wrote. “May he rest in peace and may no one follow his example. My baby. I love you so much. Please be at peace.”

The-CNN-Wire
™ & © 2022 Cable News Network, Inc., a WarnerMedia Company. All rights reserved.

Blogs

Advertise with us with SWEET DEALS!

Advertise with us with SWEET DEALS!

Sweet Deals are radio advertising at its best. It’s a cash-free marketing campaign for your business that grows your customer base. It’s not about the offer – it’s about branding. We limit your liability by selling a fixed, fair number of deals. If you would like more information on our Sweet Deals program, fill out…

Special Offers Inside!

All around Eugene, local businesses are still open, and some are offering special deals and offers. We want to make sure you can help out a local business during these trying times.  Here are just a few: Looking for some fresh, local, beer, and some amazing food? Then head on down to 1865 W 6th…

Local Resources

These are some very trying times on our hands, and here at NRQ, we are trying to give you as many local resources and information that we can to assist you. If you, or someone you know, has lost their job and needs more information regarding unemployment information you can click HERE or HEREfor FAQ’s,…

Headlines