12 September 2017 6:48 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Sinéad O’Connor made an emotional appearance on the season 16 premiere of Dr. Phil on Tuesday, breaking into tears while detailing the years of horrifying physical, sexual and emotional abuse she suffered at the hands of her late mother, Marie.

But among the many revelations in the heart-breaking hour was O’Connor’s insistence that she doesn’t hold resentment towards her mother, and has even forgiven the woman for the abuse.

“I hate not being able to love her,” O’Connor said of Marie — who died in a car crash in 1986 when O’Connor was just 19 years old. “I »


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