Sinéad O’Connor wears rainbow top with traditional hijab on Good Morning Britain
Sinéad O’Connor donned a rainbow top alongside her hijab during an appearing on Good Morning Britain.
The Irish singer-songwriter took to the stage to sing her hit cover of Prince’s song ‘Nothing Compares 2 U’ on the programme on Monday, September 16.
She wore a black sweatshirt with bold rainbow stripes, a black hijab, and black trousers.
In 2014, she claimed she was looking to date women because it wasn’t “really working out” with men.
Sinéad O’Connor opens up her Islamic faith
In an interview on the show, O’Connor opened up about her faith, having converted to Islam in 2018. She previously practised as a Christian.
“In Islam, you don’t call it conversion. You call it reversion – the idea is you were born Muslim,” she explained.
The singer added: “I’ve been a Muslim my whole life, I just didn’t realise it.”
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Singer-songwriter Sinéad O’Connor performs Nothing Compares 2 U live! pic.twitter.com/RBe5BKDYWw
— Good Morning Britain (@GMB) September 16, 2019
‘Nothing Compares 2 U’ singer alleges that Prince tried to beat her up.
The 52 year old also alleged that Prince beat her up when she met the ‘When Doves Cry’ singer, who died from an accidental drugs overdose in 2016.
She has alleged that the singer physically attacked her in previous interviews.
“Prince tried to beat me up,” O’Connor said on Good Morning Britain.
“It was a very frightening experience.
“He summoned me to his house one night and I foolishly went alone. He was uncomfortable with the fact I wasn’t a protege of his and that I’d just recorded the song.”
Prince tried to beat me up.
She added: “He was wanting me to be a protege of his and ordered that I don’t swear in my interviews.
“I told him where he could go and he went for me. He went upstairs and got a pillow and he had something hard in the pillow.
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“I ran out of his house, hiding behind a tree.”
O’Connor continued: “We meet on the highway in Malibu at five in the morning – I’m spitting at him, he’s trying to punch me.
“I had to go ring someone’s doorbell, which my father always told me to do if I was in a situation like that.”
She added that she was “not the only one [Prince] went at,” claiming: “One of the girls in his band was in the hospital with broken ribs at the time.”