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Singer Sinead O'Connor, now a Muslim, dons Hijab for TV show

In October last year, Sinead announced that she had converted to Islam, changing her name to Shuhada Davitt

Saturday September 7, 2019 11:25 PM, ummid.com & Agencies

Sinead O'Connor in Hijab

Dublin: Singer Sinead O'Connor stepped out in a traditional hijab with her son after converting to Islam in October.

The 52-year-old wore a bright red abaya and matching hijab when she appeared on "The Late Late Show" in Dublin on Friday night, reports "thesun.co.uk".

Earlier in the day, she arrived at the studio with her son, 15-year-old Shane Lunny, who looks exactly like his mom.

Sinead was dressed more casually in blue trousers, a matching belted shirt, and a navy cardigan. She complete the look with a dark blue headscarf. Shane carried his mother's red abaya to the venue.

Shane apart, Sinead is also mother to 32-year-old Jake, 23-year-old Roisin and 12-year-old Yeshua.

In October last year, Sinead announced that she had converted to Islam, changing her name to Shuhada Davitt. She had earlier described how she felt “at home” after reading the Koran and subsequently embracing the Muslim religion.

The singer, who has long captivated audiences with her views on Irish life, spoke about reading the scriptures as a child and later exploring other religious texts “trying to find the truth about God”.

"The singer, who has long captivated audiences with her views on Irish life, spoke about reading the scriptures as a child and later exploring other religious texts “trying to find the truth about God", she told Irish Times.

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