SINÉAD O'CONNOR has warned murder suspect Ian Bailey that gardaí will be watching "every word" and "every lie" that comes out of his mouth after she arranged to hand over unseen footage of their interview.
The two met outside a restaurant in Co. Cork last week to discuss, among other things, Bailey's alleged involvement in the death of Sophie Toscan du Plantier, as part of an interview for the Irish Sunday Independent.
Ms O'Connor recorded their lengthy chat on her iPhone, a clip of which she shared on her Twitter page on Thursday.
"I have made arrangements with gardaí to hand over the footage. They requested I did not hand that over in the public arena because it will become part of the investigation," Sinéad said.
"I didn't give the footage to the Sunday Independent because when I spoke to gardaí, their attitude was they would like to see it before deciding for themselves whether or not they want to make it public."
It's understood that during the interview, O'Connor asked Bailey a series of questions about Ms Toscan du Plantier's murder that he'd never been asked before.
Bailey, you can pull the wool over anyone’s eyes you enjoy. Only eyes that matter are those of the Gardai. You’re desperately unrehearsed. And they’re watching every word and and every lie and every abuse of women that comes out your devil mouth: SEEN! https://t.co/JeEQYbLt6i
— Sinead O'Connor (Shuhada Sadaqat) (@MagdaDavitt77) July 20, 2021
The Nothing Compares 2 U star claimed that these questions made the Manchester-born former journalist get "quite aggressive".
She also said the 64-year-old was "charming while sober" but "frightening" after a few drinks.
Bailey, who has always maintained that he had nothing to do with Sophie's death, vehemently denies Ms O'Connor's version of events, insisting instead that he was "well behaved" throughout their meeting.
In response, the Irish singer wrote on Twitter: "Bailey, you can pull the wool over anyone’s eyes you enjoy. Only eyes that matter are those of the Gardaí."
"You're desperately unrehearsed. And they're watching every word and and every lie and every abuse of women that comes out your devil mouth."