Sinead O'Connor takes back her plan to retire from music 3 months ago

Sinead O'Connor takes back her plan to retire from music

Sinead O'Connor has backed out of her retirement plans.

After a shocking announcement of her plans to retire, Sinead O'Connor has backed out of the idea completely.

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In very Sinead fashion, she took to Twitter to take back what she said about retiring last week.

The singer wrote: "Good news. F**k retiring. I retract. Am not retiring."

Sinead used her second Twitter account to break the news, using the personal account over her professional one.

"I was temporarily allowing pigs in lipstick to f**k my head up... here's my statement..... in the form of these three photos. It's 'colourful' but that's me : )"

Adding a statement to the tweet, Sinead explained that the initial decision to retire was brought on by a bad experience in a recent interview, but after an abundance of support, she retracted the idea.

She apologised to "all the fans, buyers, promoters, venues and hot dog sellers" for scaring them, adding: "To be honest, I gave myself a fright too."

Sinead is set to be performing shows in 2022, which explains her reference to hot dog sellers.

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She then went on to explain herself even more, saying that her treatment by some media outlets has been the reason her career "derailed".

She said: "When people wonder what derailed my career? The UK and Irish UK papers constant abuse and invalidation of me on the grounds I may or may not have been diagnosed by them as 'mad'. As if it makes you invalid."

"Anyway, the dude abides. I am not gonna retire, I’m gonna keep being fabulous :) and I’m not gonna be made feel any shame associated with my exhibiting the symptoms of trauma."

She may have given all a shock with that news, but we're happy to hear she'll be back singing her heart out.