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Sinead O'Connor Blasts Miley Cyrus in Second Open Letter

Sinead O'Connor Blasts Miley Cyrus in Second Open Letter

Sinead O’Connor has added more fuel to the fire in her new feud with Miley Cyrus with a second open letter blasting the “Wrecking Ball” singer.

Miley… Really? Who the f–k is advising you?” the 46-year-old artist wrote on her Facebook account in her new message. “Because taking me on is even more f–kin’ stupid than behaving like a prostitute and calling it feminism.”

“You have posted today tweets of mine which are two years old, which were posted by me when I was unwell and seeking help so as to make them look like they are recent,” Sinead added. “In doing so you mock myself and Amanda Bynes for having suffered with mental health issues and for having sought help.”

Sinead originally sent an open letter to Miley to warn her against “being prostituted” by the music industry.

Click inside to check out the complete open letter from Sinead O’Connor


Miley… Really? Who the fuck is advising you? Because taking me on is even more fuckin’ stupid than behaving like a prostitute and calling it feminism. You have posted today tweets of mine which are two years old, which were posted by me when I was unwell and seeking help so as to make them look like they are recent. In doing so you mock myself and Amanda Bynes for having suffered with mental health issues and for having sought help.

I mean really really… who advises you? have you any idea how stupid and dangerous it is to mock people for suffering illness? You will yourself one day suffer such illness, that is without doubt. The course you have set yourself upon can only end in that, trust me.

I am staggered that any 20 yr old woman of the 21st century could behave in such a dangerous and irresponsible manner as to not only send the signal to young women that its ok to act like prostitutes but also to the signal that those who have suffered or do suffer mental health problems are to be mocked and have their opinions invalidated. Have you no sense of danger at all? or responsibility? Remove your tweets immediately or you will hear from my lawyers. I am certain you will be hearing from all manner of mental health advocacy groups also. It is not acceptable to mock any person for having suffered.

It is most unbecoming of you to respond in such a fashion to someone who expressed care for you. And worse that you are such an anti-female tool of the anti-female music industry. I hope that you will apologise to Amanda Bynes and to any person who has been wounded by your mockery of those who have suffered. And I hope that you will wake up and understand that you in fact are a danger to women.

Furthermore you posted a photo of me tearing the pope’s photo .. as if to imply insanity.. by doing so all you have achieved is to expose your staggering ignorance. I suggest you read The Philadelphia Report, The Boston Report, all the reports which will illuminate for you why that action of mine remains sane and valid. By mocking it you mock every child who suffered sexual abuse at the hands of priests and had it covered by the Vatican. You could really do with educating yourself, that is if you’re not too busy getting your tits out to read.

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60 Responses to “Sinead O'Connor Blasts Miley Cyrus in Second Open Letter”

  1. 1
    lori Says:



  2. 2
    Hernan Says:

    uhm Sinead needs to chill. Why did she even publish an open letter to Miley? She knew this was coming! However I do believe Miley should apologize to Amanda Bynes.

  3. 3
    Gjj Says:

    Sinead is only relevant when talking about miley.

  4. 4
    Red Head Says:


  5. 5
    Hello Says:

    @Hernan: She published it because Miley was inspired by Sinead O’Connor’s Nothing Compares 2 U video. For someone who apparently idolises Sinead O’Connor, she sure has a funny way of showing it. Rude little child; but I guess to her any publicity is good publicity. The kind of mindset that most ‘famous’ people have nowadays.

  6. 6
    lori Says:

    @Hernan: she posted the original open letter as a way to educate ppl on the decline of feminism based on these dumb ass girls taking off their clothes thinking its “liberating” them AND because miley cyrus cited sinead as her inspiration for ‘wrecking ball’ video.

  7. 7
    H Says:

    I’m so sick of seeing the word **** used to describe her. If it was a male that word wouldn’t be used. I’m sick of sexism. Go Miley!!

  8. 8
    H Says:

    *$LUT used to describe her.

  9. 9
    Shut up Says:


  10. 10
    [~Fug Face Man!ston~] Says:

    That buttugly Miley doesn’t want it.

  11. 11
    kami Says:

    poor miley. i feel really sad for her. she’s not very bright, and everything in her life is overly sexualized. i wonder why.

  12. 12
    Louise Says:

    I’m sorry but she has had it coming for ages. She doesn’t think before doing.

  13. 13
    Kasia Says:

    UGHH I really didn’t ever want to post about Miley, she is just so effing unlikable on so many levels. I personally don’t give a damn if she poses nude, walks around nude, shoves whatever she wants wherever she wants in a photo shoot…I don’t care. The thing I can’t stand about her is her rude, nasty, snotty, spoiled. entitled, uneducated, arrogant attitude. And now for her to try and publicly humiliate two women about getting help for mental illness….that is just way too low. Really can’t stand this girl.

  14. 14
    boooom Says:



  15. 15
    Abaddon Says:

    @Shut up: Amen to that. She can go naked all she wants. it’s her right. Also, Sinead gave an unsolicited advice publicly. It’s Miley’s right to react however she wants to. yes, it was rude but Sinead should have been open minded enough for that possibility. Now she’s just acting all immature. Both are childish but Sinead shouldn’t have stooped down to her level. It just looks like she’s seeking attention.

  16. 16
    Let me go Says:

    #TeamSinead !!!!

  17. 17
    Yawn Says:

    Sinead wants to be back in the news again.

  18. 18
    Juliana Says:

    it was about time someone told her how ridiculous she has been acting! and she had it coming. but react the way she did was just ridiculous, so childish of her ¬¬
    she crossed the line when she did that photo shoot, showing her boob, and almost showing her ******, doesn’t she know she has young fans? or that she herself is still young?! she’s trying so hard to get people to understand that she’s not the same girl she was when playing the role of HM, that she’s going too far.
    the wrecking ball video? it didn’t get that many views because of who she is or the music, it’s because she’s naked. can’t she see that?!

  19. 19
    Juliana Says:


  20. 20
    Love The Shoes Says:

    @Shut up: Why so loud?

  21. 21
    Alliana Says:

    @Shut up: actually Justin has been called a lot worse.

  22. 22
    ASIANS CAN READ MINDS!!!!!!!!! Says:

    They can hear, and see what you’re visually thinking.
    THIS IS NOT A JOKE OR A MEME! This is the absolute complete truth!!!!!
    Asians hide their mind reading abilities by completely expressionless faces so they don’t accidentally show facial expressions when people think things they don’t like, find funny, astonishing, etc, and Asians segregate so their not nearly as susceptible to that happening.
    Asians also segregate, and are untalkative to avoid accidentally saying things that are similar to what people are thinking and going to say.
    Try thinking, and visually picturing things that are as wild as you can when you are around Asians, and look for Asians who give people dirty/particular looks for what appears to be for completely no reason, it works if you try enough!!!

  23. 23
    Kristy Says:

    This is hilarious!! Go Sinead. I’m so glad someone had the balls to say it

  24. 24
    Hello Says:

    @H: Well there’s a male equivalent of the word ‘****’ – it’s ‘pig’ – and I’m sure you’d find that word is being used to describe Robin Thicke all the time.

  25. 25
    Jenny Says:

    It’s plain the way Miley responded to Sinead’s letter was childish, immature and shows a clear lack of manners.

    Miley said she admired Sinead and modeled her “Wrecking Ball” video on Sinead’s “Nothing Compares” video, so Sinead has every right to weigh in. It’s very strange to say that you admire someone and then react so disgustingly to them as to reveal their posts about their mental illness and then invoke the name of another mentally ill person.

    Mental illness is not a joke and Miley is a complete idiot to post such a disgusting reaction. Sinead has every right to be angry.

    People who cheer Miley are beyond my understanding.

  26. 26
    Trash Says:

    Miley is an ignorant little brat, make fun of mental disease just proves how low she really is

  27. 27
    McLOVIN Says:

    Dear Ms Sinhead, I AM is the one who is advising Ms Sire Us. Not every women out there is a Marxist feminist wanna be Catholic Madonna figure. Especially the younger, more good looking ones.

  28. 28
    Pilalu Says:

    Wow wow wow! You are one nasty individual who should not be on this site let alone anywhere near anybody else. Go back in your own hole little creep!

  29. 29
    Jordy Says:

    Sinead is correct! And those saying there is a double standard. There is not. Justin Bieber is called a stupid, idiotic, manwhore child by many. Go Sinead. “****” aside, Miley mocked mental illness and she needs to own up to her actions. Take away the comments on Miley’s dress but there is no excuse for her making fun of people who suffer.

  30. 30
    Natu Says:

    I’m not a Miley’s fan, but this lady is acting like a 13 year old. The girl is overage; she can do whatever she wants and behave like she wants. I’m sick of people blaming her for being a “bad role model” to her younger fans. As far as I know, she is not responsible for racing other people’s children.
    Why is she behaving like a prostitute? Is she selling having sex for payment?
    I’m not defending her behavior by any means. I find her behavior grotesque, but that’s her business. I don’t see the damage she is doing to anyone by posing naked and taking out her tong. If you don’t like her, then ignore her. That simple.

  31. 31
    Jace Says:

    People need to read sinead’s first letter she has valid points. The music industry likes to exploit women this is so true and I’m all for expressing oneself sexually only in this case it looks so marketed and not true to herself….this is not is obviously the work of her marketing team …and comparing sinead o’connor with Amanda bynes is so ignorant

  32. 32
    Dirk_Reese-Fan Says:

    Sinead O´Connor made GREAT MUSIC in the past. Congrats!
    But nowadays she looks like an old buddhistic monk. She should go to a monastery instead of speaking like a priest to Miley. In fact, Sinead never liked to show her body the way Miley does it – this IS the difference:
    Sinead IS NOT Miley !! Or: Miley IS NOT Sinead !! They have 2 different personalities !
    Miley knows exactly what she´s doing ! I think she likes to show her body.
    As long as this is her intention, then everything is alright. And the second intention is, that she wants to get a SUPERSTAR-POP-QUEEN like Madonna or Rihanna. Finally she has 2 intentions, that follow the same direction.
    That has nothing to do whith being prostituted by the industry !!! Of course, as long as Miley will not change her intentions !!!! Only in case if Miley could change her intention in some years, then she could get trouble with the industry. Well, in this case Sinead would be right.
    Finally I respect both of them. Respect to Sinead, respect to Miley !
    Peace !!

  33. 33
    allison Says:

    Miley can’t say she is an adult and can make her own decisions about her life then react to that letter by making fun of mental illness. Stupid girl does not understand some of her friends maybe mentally ill and won’t go for help because Miley made fun of it.
    She is just another spoiled brat. Who needs an education.

  34. 34
    Paulie Says:

    Sinead is engaging in ****-shaming and calling it feminism.

  35. 35
    Brazilian girl Says:

    Go Sinead !!!!!!!!

  36. 36
    soy Says:

    who the f is this ****** and why is she clinging on miley’s fame?

  37. 37
    Drake Says:

    Damn. She went in.

    Miley young and she know that in this business sex sells. Every video I watch of these female artist they in their bra and panties or completely naked. Miley doing all this to break away from her Hannah Montana image the media still has of her. It’s okay to break away from your previous image the best way you can. She isn’t “crazy” but sinead is saying that all this is going to backfire and she will suffer a break down. Maybe she will maybe she won’t only time will tell.

    @boooom: wow. Telling someone to die. You have no life at all.

  38. 38
    joelle Says:

    The heading is misleading. She’s not BLASTING Miley. She’s merely giving her advice based on experience. Of course, Miley can’t be stopped and gave a childish response. Sinead hasn’t been the first person who’s weighed in or offered an opinion. She’s just the first person to explain WHY her opinion is what it is. In other words, she’s giving CONSTRUCTIVE advice. We’re giving our opinions in an open format, why should it be a problem for Sinead.
    I don’t think her advice is good just for Miley, but for any female who thinks she has to do such things to compete. Let your talent be your voice or your art, whatever it may be. You don’t see guys getting naked at every drop of the hat because it’s ‘art’.
    For the record, I have no problem with nudity in context of a project, but in Miley case, it’s only to shock, to draw attention, not to enhance the product.

  39. 39
    MarcoGoLow Says:

    @Jenny: Your comment is so on the money i will have to repost it, finally some sense is distributed , amen !

  40. 40
    MarcoGoLow Says:

    @soy: bc someone needs to stand up and let her know how stupid she is behaving and how her cheap ignorant, hillbilly mentality is sending a bad bad message out to young women, O M G can it be any more obvious ?

  41. 41
    Asdfg Says:

    Dam* Miley just got her as$ handed to her!

  42. 42
    Kasia Says:

    @joelle: I agree with pretty much everything you say. But, some men do get naked for ‘art’. Take Ewan McGregor for example- he has done full frontal nudity in at least 5 of his movies (thank goodness, lol)
    But in all seriousness, nudity should not be as offensive as it is considered by lots of people. The only thing I disagree with in Sinead’s letter is where she says your body should be for you and your boyfriend only. That’s pretty closed minded. People should be able to show a nude body to the public without being attacked or shamed (male or female.) I think the offensive thing about Miley is her ignorance and her horrible, disrespectful attitude. But I think you do agree with that too, from what you said in your post.

  43. 43
    WHAT THE F....K Says:

    @Shut up:

    But Bieber is also a *****!

  44. 44
    Passing Through Says:

    I rarely ever post on other threads here…but…you tell her, Sinead! On the other hand, did you really expect a thoughtful reply from a 20 year-old kid who used to getting her way? And also…could you have a talk with RiRi as well? I think she and Miley ar having a Who Can Act Like the Bigger Ho Compettion…

  45. 45
    M Says:

    @ASIANS CAN READ MINDS!!!!!!!!!:

    Yes that really is true!!!!

  46. 46
    Yeah Says:

    Miley you should feel Blessed that someone cares. What’s obvious is that that people around you don’t care about you and that you you don’t care about yourself or anyone else. When that numb feeling wears off I hope you have the support around you to deal with what comes next because you’ll need it…

  47. 47
    joelle Says:

    oops, my bad I should have read the letter. I thought this was her original post. In any event Right On! Sinead. lol
    Oh, hell, I’m reading so much Miley stuff I can’t keep up with it. Time to take a break lmao.

  48. 48
    Dirk_Reese-Fan Says:

    I absolute agree !

  49. 49
    Amber Says:

    I must say that as harash as SInead comments were there were true and we all know the truth hurts.
    To Milly I am so sorry you had poor role models in your life. Is this the way your mother and father raised you?
    I also want you to know that once I read all of this I asked my three boys and 6 of there friends from ages 16- 23 what they thought of you. Altough they think your music is ok -they don’t listen or watch you because they…well…they think you are ******. You were at one time a very active young woman but now not so much.
    Please seek treatment for you mental illness. I understand you think that bad attention is better than no attention- and I am sure you are in pain – but please listen to what people are trying to tell you. Again i understand you didn’t have any postive role models in your life but there are professional out there that can help you. And I hope your parents see this…SHAME ON YOU- This is a reflection on your poor parenting of your children.

  50. 50
    court Says:

    There both immature, Sinead should have just mind her own business. Sinead says Miley is a 20 year old “women” since shes a women shes capable of knowing whats right and wrong. So Sinead live and let live. As for Miley throwing low blows when someone is clearly trying to help you is very disrespectful and unnecessary. They should just drop it.

  51. 51
    Cece Says:

    Sinead knows; Miley is too young and too uneducated to get it. She’s stuck in pre-adolescent. My only criticism of Sinead is that she should pick up on the fact that Miley is too dense to get what she’s saying.

  52. 52
    nicki Says:

    idgaf what anybody says but miley sounds really unlikeable lately. it doesnt do her any favors. she said sinead was an inspiration for her “art”, sinead gave her some advice, thats all. miley is the female beiber, theyre pretty much twins.

  53. 53
    J Says:

    Go Sinead!

  54. 54
    Mkhay Says:

    TBH if someone basically called me a prostitute I would do the same thing.
    But both are morons anyways.

  55. 55
    Nina Says:

    Sinead is divine. As wise and sound as her words seems to most of us I doubt they reach through to Miley Cyrus however. Which is of course, sad.
    After the way she made fun of Sinead and everyone else suffering from mental illness (normally recognised as the most intelligent people there is) whatever respect I might have had for her is lost and even though I would have probably never bought any of her CD’s or films I henceforth swear I will never, not even as a gift to someone else. This I will regard upon as me doing them a favor.

  56. 56
    Diedre Says:

    I thought Sinead’s first letter was spot on and it was written with more compassion than I would have used.
    The second letter is correct as well, but engaging Miley Cyrus is equal to repeatedly banging your head up against a wall.
    She’s not going to listen to anybody who disagrees with her choices. She is loving all the press her sh!tty VMA performance and ridiculous actions are getting.
    She’s immature, a drug abuser, and surrounds herself with the likes of Kanye…the most narcissistic, sociopathic ‘entertainer’ around today.
    Simply put, Miley isn’t going to self reflect for quite some time…if ever.
    One day she will be either a washed up has-been, in and out of rehab or mental institutions, or dead, unless she somehow wises up.
    Between her parents, her handlers, and her associates, she has nobody with the guts or concern to clue her in on the horrible mistakes she is making.
    They’re all going to ride Miley’s gravy train until she’s a used up husk.
    It’s pathetic and sad.

  57. 57
    Marie Says:

    Both Robin Thicke and Terry Richardson are pedophiles and they are both guitly of using (a willing and very silly) Miley. First, we have Thicke’s “unrated” video with those girls prancing around naked in what can only be perceived as a daycare centre with all the toy props and lolly-pops, grown, fully-dressed men playing with the girl’s hair, following them around the set and oogling them; second, we have Thicke thrusting up against Miley’s back-end and then fourth, we have Richardson doing the video (song is great – video – not so much); and then, fifth, he is taking photo’s of Miley that are beyond art or good taste. She looks childish, vulernable and totally un-sexy … unless you are a pedophile like Thicke and Richardson.

    Neither of these jerks are being called out for their part in the exploitation of Miley.

    I am not a prude and I do enjoy a sexy adult performance; however, what Miley has been putting out there is not sexy. She may be an “adult” but she looks and behaves like a child.

    Sinead is right in both her letters.

  58. 58
    Herry69 Says:

    Cyrus is a POS !

  59. 59
    vosoo Says:

    @boooom: just because she is showing her body, doesn’t mean she has no self respect… educate yourself :)

  60. 60
    Diedre Says:

    @Marie: Well said!!

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