Sharon Osbourne Opens Up About Ozzy’s Relapse: "I Am Devastated Right Now"
Ozzy Osbourne and Sharon Osbourne
Sharon Osbourne is speaking out about her rocker husband Ozzy's addiction struggles — and standing by her man.
"We're not getting divorced," Sharon said on Tuesday's episode of The Talk. "However, am I happy? No. Am I upset? Yes I am. I'm devastated right now."
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This marked the first time that Sharon has spoken publicly about her husband's recent struggles. Shortly after rumors began that the couple were on the rocks, Ozzy admitted on his Facebook page on April 15 that he had begun using drugs and alcohol again after years of sobriety. As of April 15, he says that he has been 44 days sober.
"I never knew that he was using prescription drugs. I knew he was drinking occasionally, but I didn't realize the extent," Sharon said. "He said he's been using alcohol and prescription drugs for the last year and a half. And that he's been an a-- and he's been in a very dark place. That's true. That's very true."
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In his April 15 statement, Ozzy said he has been 44 days sober. Sharon said they are dealing with it as a family. "[Addiction is] a disease that not only hurts the person that has the disease but it hurts the family. It hurts people who love you," she said. "We're dealing with it and this too shall pass. Otherwise, my husband will be taken to hospital to get my foot removed from his ass."
Watch the full clip from Tuesday's episode of The Talk: