Sia has apologised to the autism community following her controversial movie's Golden Globe nominations.
Last year, the 'Elastic Heart' singer released her debut feature film MUSIC, which followed a newly sober drug dealer called Zu (Kate Hudson) as she was charged with looking after her autistic half-sister, Music.
Music is portrayed by Sia's music video muse and neurotypical actor Maddie Ziegler in the movie, prompting backlash from the disability community and leading to a petition requesting the film be cancelled being signed more than 18,000 times.
Despite those reservations, it was revealed on Tuesday (February 2) that MUSIC had received two Golden Globe nominations, for best picture in the musical or comedy category and best actress for Kate Hudson.
And, Sia has now apologised.
Posting to Twitter before once again deleting her account on Tuesday (February 2), the Australian artist revealed the movie will have a warning at its head
"I promise, I have been listening," she wrote.
"The motion picture MUSIC will, moving forward, have this warning at the head of the movie: MUSIC in no way condones or recommends the use of restraint on autistic people.
"There are autistic occupational therapists that specialise in sensory processing who can be consulted to explain safe ways to provide proprioceptive, deep-pressure feedback to help with meltdown safety."
She later added: "I'm sorry."
The tweets suggest Sia has listened to criticism of the movie, after previously tweeting: "I cast 13 neuroatypical people, three trans folk, and not as f**king prostitutes or drug addicts but as doctors, nurses and singers. F**king sad nobody's even seen the dang movie. My heart has always been in the right place."
She also previously tweeted: "The movie is both a love letter to caregivers and to the autism community. I have my own unique view of the community, and felt it is underrepresented and compelled to make it. If that makes me a shit, I'm a shit, but my intentions are awesome."
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