Sinéad O'Connor: She's postponing her tour and withdrawing

Sinead O'Connor will be in trauma and addiction treatment for the entire year ahead. Fans outside Ireland now need a lot of patience.

Actually, Sinead O'Connor (53, "Lion and the Cobra") has big plans for the coming year. But nothing like the Irish will come of the planned tour has now communicated to her fans via Twitter. Instead of performing on the stages of this world, she will go into "trauma and addiction treatment" for an entire year. As a reason, she writes: "I lost a loved one this year and it was so bad for me that I temporarily became addicted to a drug that wasn't weed."

She asks all people who already have a ticket to be patient until 2022. Then she wants to catch up on the tour. Exceptions are her shows in Ireland, as she further explains: "Someone from withdrawal will accompany me on the four gigs in Ireland, so don't worry about them. If Covid doesn't prevent them, I'll be there. I can only be there until 2022 Don't leave Ireland.