It’s not often celebrity news can surprise you — in a good way:
When Miley Cyrus told Rolling Stone that [Sinead] O’Connor’s music video for Nothing Compares 2 U partly inspired her Wrecking Ball, O’Connor figured it was time to weigh in.
In an open letter to Miley, O’Connor, 46, imparts advice, done in “the spirit of motherliness and with love.”
O’Connor writes that she is “extremely concerned” that Miley believes it is “in any way ‘cool’ to be naked and licking sledgehammers in your videos. It is in fact the case that you will obscure your talent by allowing yourself to be pimped, whether it’s the music business or yourself doing the pimping.”
When Sinead O’Connor is your beacon of sanity, there’s a good chance you’ve gone too far.
Meanwhile, here’s how outrageous Sinead used to get sometimes with her music videos.