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Irish singer Sinead O'Connor has converted to Islam. The artist, who is best known for the hit, Nothing Compares 2 U, announcing the news on Twitter. O'Connor also revealed a change of name, now choosing to go by Shuhada Davitt. The singer has spoken of her difficulties with bipolar disorder.
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In 1992, she ripped up a photo of Pope John Paul II during a television appearance on Saturday Night Live. At the end of 2015, O'Connor announced on Facebook that she had taken an overdose in Ireland, but was later found unharmed. A few months later, she went missing after going for an early morning bicycle ride in the Chicago suburbs.
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She thanked her Muslim brothers and sisters for welcoming her into the faith on Friday. In this video posted online, the convert is seen reciting the Islamic creed, the Shahadah.>> Attest that there is no God.>> That there is no God.>> Except Allah.>> Except Allah.>> O'Connor later apologizing for getting the Arab words wrong, but vowing to get them right eventually.
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