english television personality and entertainment coach

Sharon Rachel Osbourne ( née Levy, late Arden ; born 9 October 1952 ) [ 2 ] is a British-American television personality, music director, and generator. She is married to heavy metallic singer-songwriter Ozzy Osbourne and came to public prominence after appearing on The Osbournes ( 2002–2005 ), a reality television indicate that aired on MTV, which followed her syndicate ‘s daily life. Osbourne by and by became a endowment show evaluate on television shows, such as The X Factor ( 2004–2007, 2013, 2016–2017 ) and America’s Got Talent ( 2007–2012 ). Osbourne is credited with reviving her conserve ‘s heavy metallic career by founding the summer Ozzfest enlistment, which was held about per annum between 1996 and 2018. [ 3 ] From 2003 to 2006, she hosted her own television receiver spill testify The Sharon Osbourne Show, which was syndicated to respective US channels and besides shown in the UK on Sky One. In 2010, Osbourne was a contestant on NBC ‘s The Celebrity Apprentice, and became a co-host on the CBS talk read The Talk, appearing until her ending in 2021. In March 2022, Osborne joined TalkTV, hosting a prime time usher besides titled The Talk. [ 4 ]

Osbourne has released three autobiographical books and two novels. Her inaugural autobiography, Extreme, debuted at number one on the Sunday Times best seller list and went on to become the most successful female autobiography always. [ 5 ] [ 6 ]

early life

Sharon Rachel Levy was born on 9 October 1952 in London, United Kingdom, as the daughter of Don Arden ( born Harry Levy, 1926–2007 ), who was a music promoter and rock and roll entrepreneur, and his wife, Hope ( née Shaw, 1916–1999 ). [ 7 ] [ 8 ] She has a brother, David. [ 9 ] Her mother was of irish descent and her forefather was Ashkenazi Jewish. [ 10 ] Osbourne revealed she was surrounded by violence during her childhood and that it was a normal happening to see her beget threatening person, or brandishing a firearm. [ 11 ] Osbourne ‘s father managed Black Sabbath and fired Ozzy Osbourne from the group. Levy subsequently began dating Ozzy, in 1979, and took over his management from the Arden organization. [ 3 ] Levy coordinated the recruitment of a back band ( Randy Rhoads, Bob Daisley, and Lee Kerslake ) for the record of the Blizzard of Ozz album and helped Ozzy launch what became a successful solo career. [ 3 ] Arden resented his daughter for dating Ozzy and managing his career. [ 12 ] In her memoir, Osbourne relates that he had robbed her, once tried to kill her, and once told Ozzy that she had tried to seduce him, to turn Ozzy against her. [ 8 ] She soon lost contact with her father and did not speak to him for 20 years. [ 13 ] In an interview in 2001, she commented that her father has never seen her children and that “ he never will ”. [ 3 ] Osbourne had told her children that their grandfather was dead but they unwittingly saw him for the first base time when Osbourne was shouting abuse at him on a street in Los Angeles. [ 14 ] When asked who she was shouting at, she replied Tony Curtis. [ 8 ] They were reunited in 2001 and he then had a character in their reality show, The Osbournes. [ 13 ] In August 2004, Osbourne stated her don had Alzheimer ‘s disease and she paid for his care in the final years of his life. [ 8 ] Osbourne ‘s relationship with her mother was besides damaged. At the age of 17, Osbourne lost her virginity and realized two months late that she was fraught. By her account, pressure from others, chiefly her mother, influenced her decisiveness to have an miscarriage, which Osbourne has described as the biggest err in her life sentence. [ 15 ] While visiting her parents on a late juncture, her mother ‘s dogs attacked her and it was some time before her beget appeared to call them off. She was fraught at the time and subsequently lost the baby. [ 12 ] According to a 2009 article in The Guardian, Hope Arden was a cold woman who became even stranger after a unplayful car accident, something which Osbourne said “ unhinged her ”. When Osbourne was informed of her mother ‘s death, she said “ Oh, what a shame ” and simply put the telephone down. [ 8 ]
Sharon and Ozzy, March 2004



A series of high-selling albums and world enlistment followed through the 1980s, finally bringing about Ozzy ‘s popularity. In 1996, Osbourne created the Ozzfest summer touring festival. [ 3 ] It went on to become a regular rock occasion and celebrated a tenth anniversary in 2006. By 2007, the ticket prices had reached £76 [ 16 ] and Osbourne announced that the tickets would be detached to allow more people the opportunity to attend the concert. Prior to the establish of Ozzfest, Osbourne approached Lollapalooza, another rock/pop festival, to request that Ozzy play at that year ‘s festival, entirely to be rejected and told that Ozzy was “ uncool ” and besides drugged up. It was then that she decided to launch her own festival. [ 3 ] Controversy ensued when she pulled the plug on Iron Maiden ‘s set three times in one performance. She besides harassed the singer Bruce Dickinson, and threw eggs at the band. [ 17 ]

Sharon Osbourne Management

In idle of her success managing her conserve, Osbourne branched out into managing other acts by creating Sharon Osbourne Management. The newly company, with Osbourne as its sole employee, managed artists such as Gary Moore, Motörhead, Lita Ford, The Smashing Pumpkins, [ 3 ] and Coal Chamber. She co-managed a band called Cube, with Cud guitarist Mike Dunphy. Cube were signed to Polydor Records but had limited achiever. She has besides turned down career guidance requests from Fred Durst, Guns N ‘ Roses, and Courtney Love. [ 3 ]

television sour ( 2002–2007 )

Osbourne gained celebrity status as one of the stars of MTV ‘s reality testify, The Osbournes, which followed her family ‘s daily life and had a national audience. As the person who negotiated with MTV to screen the usher, she is often credited with bringing about her conserve ‘s egress from heavy alloy picture into mainstream fame. The usher began airing in early 2002, and when, in July 2002, Osbourne was diagnosed with cancer, she insisted that filming should continue. The concluding episode of the prove aired in the US on 21 March 2005. MTV ‘s british affiliate has been airing the show since 2003. The show brought MTV its highest ratings always in both America and Britain. [ 18 ] The Osbournes ‘ Beverly Hills home ( made celebrated on the picture ) has since been sold and the Osbournes have taken up residence in another family in Beverly Hills. Her Beverly Hills home plate was late seen in The X Factor during serial two. The usher saw that Osbourne was responsible for the support of 12 dogs and employs a dog walker named Cherie. From the mid-1990s until the goal of The Osbournes in 2005, she was primarily based in Los Angeles with the rest of her family. Osbourne earned an estimated £11.5 million from The Osbournes. [ 19 ] In 2009, she was included in Yahoo ! ‘s acme 10 television receiver Moms from Six Decades of Television for the time period 2002–2005. [ 20 ] In 2003, Osbourne became the host of her own television receiver lecture show, The Sharon Osbourne Show, which was syndicated to versatile US channels and besides shown in the UK on Sky One. The show was meant to be a reflection of her personality and home life, exchangeable to her world indicate but with the inclusion of node interviews and performances. During the episodes, she conducted some of her interviews on a giant go to bed. however, the ratings were never successful [ 21 ] and critics panned her inability to perform the basic tasks required of a talk appearance host, such as reading clue cards and conducting interviews. The usher was cancelled in early 2004 after one season. [ 22 ] In 2006, UK TV net ITV commissioned a fresh chew the fat show, initially to be called Mrs Osbourne Presents, but finally barely named The Sharon Osbourne Show. Osbourne signed a deal with ITV for a think of £2 million. [ 23 ] The show began on Tuesday 29 August 2006, and was scheduled to run for six weeks in the 5 phase modulation weekday timeslot. The premiere episode proved a close contest as the indicate received 1.9 million viewers with 17 % parcel – 400,000 viewers ( and 3 % share ) ahead of Richard & Judy on Channel 4. Her second show attracted 2.1 million viewers. [ 24 ] however, ratings appeared to decrease after Channel 4 moved its plot show Deal Or No Deal, hosted by Noel Edmonds, into the timeslot, with Osbourne managing 1.2 million viewers compared to Deal Or No Deal’ second 2.9m. [ 25 ] Channel 4 ‘s The New Paul O’Grady Show returned on Monday 25 September 2006 with 2.3 million viewers compared to Osbourne ‘s 1.6 million. Osbourne was a evaluator and mentor on the UK ‘s The X Factor every year, from 2004 through to 2007. In the first series she mentored the 16–24s and chose Roberta Howett, Cassie Compton and Tabby Callaghan to represent her in the live rounds of the show. The best rate of these was Tabby, who finished third overall. [ 26 ] The final examination was contested between Simon Cowell ‘s act Steve Brookstein and Louis Walsh ‘s act G4, with Steve winning. [ 27 ] Osbourne ‘s effusion against Steve on the night of the concluding [ 28 ] is widely credited with helping him to win, although according to her autobiography [ 29 ] he was well ahead at all stages of the vote. [ citation needed ] In the second series she mentored the 25-and-overs, and selected Andy Abraham, Brenda Edwards, Chico Slimani and Maria Lawson to contest the final rounds. Andy Abraham finished in second place to Louis Walsh ‘s act Shayne Ward. During this series, the judges were again required to bring the selected candidates to their homes. Osbourne chose her Beverly Hills home as a desirable location, which saw Osbourne inviting her neighbours and conserve Ozzy Osbourne to attend be performances by the candidates. During Chico ‘s operation, he jumped into her serve fountain with a live microphone, and proceeded to splash water. Osbourne besides appeared in the by-product show The X Factor: Battle of the Stars. She was not required to choose her fame sing contestants but was selected to manage the 16–24s which were made up of Nikki Sanderson, Matt Stevens and Michelle Marsh. In the third series of The X Factor in 2006, she was mentoring the 25-and-overs, and selected Ben Mills, Dionne Mitchell, Robert Allen and Kerry McGregor. Kerry and Dionne were voted out in a double elimination on 28 October, Robert was voted out on 18 November and Ben was voted out on 9 December, sending Osbourne out of the competition. During the filming of the third base series, Osbourne lived at the Dorchester Hotel in central London. Osbourne was criticised for her outbursts on the express, where before a live usher in series three she reportedly spoke out against Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? presenter Chris Tarrant, who was in the usher ‘s audience anterior to filming. Tarrant had made a jest about her husband Ozzy to which Osbourne took umbrage, but most of her outburst focused on criticising Tarrant ‘s late infidelity to his wife Ingrid from whom he was in the process of separating. [ 30 ] It was rumoured that Cowell, colleague evaluator and creator of the prove, was displease with her performance in series three, and was thinking of replacing her and Walsh for the adjacent series. [ 31 ] however, it was confirmed that Osbourne had been contracted to return for the fourth series of the read. [ 32 ] She then appeared in the fourth series along with judges Cowell, Walsh and new judge, Dannii Minogue, and mentored the Girls class during the series. [ 33 ] During the first live show, aired on 20 October 2007, Osbourne walked out on the panel after learning of two of her own acts, Kimberley Southwick and Alisha Bennett, being in the bottom two. however, on The Paul O’Grady Show, aired on 23 October 2007, Osbourne confirmed she would return on the next episode and stated that it is separate of her personality to say things in the inflame of the consequence and not to contrive anything that she says. Two weeks into the live shows, a numeral of happy slapping television of Emily Nakanda, the lone other act in Osbourne ‘s category, appeared in the media, obviously showing her beat another teenaged girl. The resulting backfire resulted in Nakanda withdrawing from the testify. [ 34 ] On 17 November, Bennett was voted out of the contest, leaving Osbourne with no acts halfway through the series. [ 35 ]

former oeuvre ( 2007–present )

Osbourne joined the judge control panel on the moment season of America’s Got Talent, along with Piers Morgan and David Hasselhoff, replacing Brandy Norwood. [ 36 ] Osbourne former worked on the show with Howie Mandel and Howard Stern as judges and Nick Cannon as host. The season premiered in the United States on 5 June 2007. In her first episode, Osbourne came into a conflict with Piers Morgan when she felt he judged a child contestant besides gratingly. She threatened to leave the testify in the middle of film, saying “ I did n’t sign up for this ”, but was talked out of it. The incidental was shown on air. [ 37 ] Osbourne has since stayed with the show for its third, one-fourth, fifth, sixth, and seventh seasons. The newly season was announced in a promotional video shown during a commercial break for season seven ‘s moment hot show. Osbourne initially stated that she will not return for the season, [ 38 ] but late said that she was staying with the prove “ for now ”. [ 39 ] Following this, she announced she was quitting after a dispute with NBC and the producers of Stars Earn Stripes involving what she believed was disability discrimination against her son Jack. [ 40 ] On 6 June 2008, it was announced in a affirmation on behalf of Osbourne that she has decided to step down as an X Factor judge after four series on the show. [ 41 ] The instruction read “ Sharon would like to thank the fantastic british public for their enormous patronize during what ‘s been an agitate ride. She would besides like to take this opportunity to thank Simon Cowell and ITV while wishing them all the best for the adjacent series. ” [ 42 ] A spokesman from ITV commented “ She has been a frightful evaluator and mentor on the program, but we respect her wish to leave and wish her the very best. ” [ 43 ] Osbourne was replaced by Cheryl Cole. During an interview on Piers Morgan’s Life Stories, broadcast on 22 February 2009, Osbourne admitted that the reason for her departure from The X Factor was her fracture relationship with Minogue. [ 44 ] She stated “ I did n’t enjoy working with her at all and did n’t fancy the expectation of spending six months sitting following to her. ” [ 45 ] Osbourne hosted the moment season of Rock of Love: Charm School with co-hosts Riki Rachtman and Daniella Clarke on VH1. Osbourne had a physical affray on 13 December 2008 with contestant Megan Hauserman on the reunion limited for the show after Hauserman made derogative statements about Osbourne ‘s conserve, Ozzy. Hauserman reportedly filed a report with the Los Angeles Police Department [ 46 ] [ 47 ] and has since filed a lawsuit against Osbourne, claiming battery, negligence and infliction of emotional distress. [ 48 ] In 2011, Osbourne reached a colonization with Hauserman. [ 49 ] In July 2008, Fox announced that the Osbourne family would be hosting a new variety show titled Osbournes: Reloaded ( working title was Osbournes: Loud and Dangerous ). [ 50 ] The testify started filming at CBS Studios in Hollywood in December 2008 before a exist audience. The appearance premiered in March 2009. [ 51 ] Fremantle Media North America is producing the prove. The display was canceled after its premier sequence. [ 52 ] [ 53 ] In March 2010, Osbourne appeared on NBC ‘s The Celebrity Apprentice, coming in one-third place. From its origin on 18 October 2010 until her passing in 2021, Osbourne co-hosted the CBS talk show The Talk. This decision came after CBS canceled the soap opera As the World Turns. The show is exchangeable to The View and seeks to address motherhood and other contemporary issues. [ 54 ] Osbourne was the last master co-host following the deviation of colleague co-host and serial godhead Sara Gilbert. In September 2010, Osbourne made a return to The X Factor at the Judges ‘ Houses polish of series 7 where she assisted Walsh at Adare Manor, County Limerick, Ireland to pick the final 3 contestants of the Over 28s category, [ 55 ] then in September 2012, she joined Walsh again this time in Las Vegas, for the 9th series Judges ‘ Houses segment of the contest, to help him choose his final 3 groups. [ 56 ] Osbourne has expressed interest in reprising her function on the pronounce panel, notably in September 2012, when she said that she would ‘love ‘ to return for the show ‘s tenth serial. [ 57 ] Media outlets reported in December 2012 that X Factor producers had approached Osbourne for a recurrence in 2013, reportedly to replace Tulisa. [ 58 ] In April 2013, the show ‘s creative director Brian Friedman said that he was “ convinced ” of Sharon Osbourne ‘s return, following her passing from America’s Got Talent and successor by Heidi Klum. [ 59 ] It was later announced by ITV that Osbourne would indeed be returning for the tenth series of the testify, replacing Tulisa. [ 60 ] She returned to the pronounce control panel alongside Gary Barlow, Nicole Scherzinger, and original panelist Walsh. [ 61 ] During the live shows, she mentored the Over 25s category which included Lorna Simpson, Shelley Smith and Sam Bailey. Bailey was finally announced as the achiever of the show on 15 December, marking Osbourne ‘s first victory as a mentor in the usher ‘s ten-year history. [ 62 ] Osbourne did not return for the eleventh series of The X Factor UK and was replaced by Cheryl Fernandez-Versini. In 2014 and 2017, Osbourne appeared as a guest panelist on ITV ‘s day program Loose Women. On 1 June 2016, it was announced that once again, Osbourne would return to The X Factor for the read ‘s thirteenth serial to replace Cheryl Fernandez-Versini. She judged aboard Cowell, Walsh ( who replaced Nick Grimshaw ) and Scherzinger ( who replaced Rita Ora ). She once again mentored the Over 25s category, choosing Saara Aalto, Relley C and Honey G as her final examination three contestants. Aalto went on to become the serial ‘ runner-up. Although initially casting doubt on returning for another serial due to her commitments with The Talk, Osbourne returned to The X Factor for the fourteenth series. This fourth dimension she again mentored the Girls class ; her last act Grace Davies finished as the runner-up. Osbourne was initially confirmed to return for the fifteenth series as the fifth judge during the live shows part of the competition but late declined the offer to return, feeling she was n’t needed on the panel and was replaced by Ayda Field. In 2020, she portrayed herself in season 5, episode 2 of Lucifer. In March 2022, Osbourne joined TalkTV hosting a new weekly prime time express named “ The lecture ”. [ 63 ]

In the media

Osbourne in 2007 In January 2003, Osbourne and the respite of her family hosted the thirtieth annual american english Music Awards. [ 64 ] [ 65 ] The night was marked with constant “ bleep ” ascribable to some of the lewd and lewd remarks made by both Osbourne and Ozzy. additionally, the night was met with some controversy, as critics panned their host and presenter Patricia Heaton walked out midway in disgust. [ 66 ] In January 2005, she was contracted to feature in a television receiver ad campaign for UK supermarket chain, Asda and subsequently in 2007, Osbourne became the new face of Galabingo when she was featured in television advertisements promoting the gambling web site. [ 67 ] She has co-hosted one of the Royal Variety Performances with Jonathan Ross. Osbourne appeared in Days of Our Lives, It’s a Boy Girl Thing. On Friday 15 June 2007, Osbourne guest hosted The Friday Night Project with Justin Lee Collins and Alan Carr. Osbourne besides made a cameo appearance on 23 June 2007 in an episode of the skill fiction series Doctor Who. The sequence “ The Sound of Drums “ saw her appear in a spoof party political broadcast, which featured testimonials from british celebrities such as Osbourne and the ring McFly showing their back for Mr Saxon to become Prime Minister. [ 68 ] On 20 February 2008, Sharon Osbourne co-hosted the 28th edition of the BRIT Awards at Earls Court in London, along with her husband and daughter Kelly. [ 69 ] During the awards Osbourne caused controversy and sparked complaints by calling Vic Reeves, who was presenting one of the awards, a “ make head ” and a “ bogus ” after he appeared to be toast, although he claimed that he was having fuss reading the prompter. [ 70 ] On 22 August 2008, Osbourne took part in the 2008 MediaGuardian Edinburgh International Television Festival in Scotland. [ 71 ] In 2009 she co-hosted WWE Raw with her conserve Ozzy. On 1 April 2010, Sharon Osbourne ( along with Kelly Osbourne ) joined Cyndi Lauper in the launch of her Give a Damn campaign to bring a wider awareness of discrimination of the LGBT community as part of her True Colors Fund. The organization campaigns to urge straight people to stand up with the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender community and stop discrimination. early names included in the campaign are Whoopi Goldberg, Jason Mraz, Elton John, Judith Light, Cynthia Nixon, Kim Kardashian & Clay Aiken. Anna Paquin is besides region of the political campaign and came out as bisexual. This news clogged the Give A Damn web site. [ 72 ] Osbourne has a recurring voice character as Mama Hook in the enliven television serial Jake and the Never Land Pirates, which was broadcast in 2012. [ 73 ] In 2016, Osbourne appeared in two videos for PETA, explaining why she gave up wearing fur and encouraging others to do the same. [ 74 ]

Public image

On the Sunday Times Rich List 2006, Osbourne was listed as the 44th richest womanhood in Britain and the sixtieth full-bodied woman on the 2007 list. In the overall british list in 2006, Osbourne and her husband appeared together as the 554th richest people with a combined wealth of £100 million. [ 75 ] As of 2008, the match was ranked as the 724th richest people in Britain with an estimated joint wealth of £110 million. [ 76 ] Osbourne has sent her son ‘s or daughter ‘s feces in Tiffany boxes on more than one occasion to people she felt had unreasonably criticised her or her family. When a journalist criticised her adolescent children, Osbourne sent a box of body waste with a note saying, “ I heard you ‘ve got an eating disorder. Eat this. ” [ 77 ] [ 78 ] The popular british comedy Dead Ringers, features and parody Osbourne ( played by Jan Ravens ) quite prominently alongside her husband ( played by Jon Culshaw ). besides, she was spoofed by impressionist Ronni Ancona on Alistair McGowan’s Big Impression and was besides featured in comedy 2DTV. On Saturday Night Live, Amy Poehler played her on “ Celebrity Jeopardy ! “ skit on 14 May 2005. Sharon Osbourne appeared in season nine of Celebrity Apprentice. On 16 May 2010, she was fired during the doubly elimination round. Impressionist Francine Lewis performed an impression of her in the one-seventh series of Britain’s Got Talent .


Iron Maiden

At Iron Maiden ‘s last Ozzfest performance, on 20 August 2005 at the Hyundai Pavilion at Glen Helen in San Bernardino, California, respective negative events took plaza, allegedly the fault of Sharon Osbourne. Osbourne ‘s actions were reportedly in retaliation to lead singer Bruce Dickinson slighting reality television receiver, with claims that this was an attack on Ozzy Osbourne himself. [ 79 ] During the first Iron Maiden sung, respective members of the front row of the crowd ( reportedly a combination of Osbourne ‘s cortege and a few members from other bands persuaded by Osbourne or her cortege ) were reported to have bombarded the band with eggs, bottle caps, and methamphetamine. [ 79 ] Some reports besides say that Sharon ‘s daughter, Kelly, was throwing objects at the ring. During three of Iron Maiden ‘s songs, the PA system was switched off, cutting office to Dickinson ‘s microphone and the ring ‘s instruments. [ 79 ] In audio captured during the concert, it is reported that Dickinson can be heard accusing the festival ‘s organisers of measuredly cutting off the band ‘s world power. besides nameless to Iron Maiden, played secretly through the PA at the very begin and end of their place was a tape with the chant “ Ozzy – Ozzy – Ozzy ”. [ 80 ] On Iron Maiden ‘s deviation, Sharon made a few statements on stage in front of the 40,000 people in attendance. She told the audience that while she “ absolutely loved Iron Maiden, ” she thought tip singer Bruce Dickinson was a “ prickle ” [ 79 ] and had “ disrespected Ozzfest since they began their stint with the tour. ” Her words were met with boo, and soon afterwards she walked off the stage. [ 81 ] Iron Maiden ‘s director, Rod Smallwood, issued a instruction soon after the thrashing condemning the attack on the isthmus as “ despicable, dangerous, criminal and cowardly ” arsenic well as disrespectful to fans who had paid to see the band perform “ a full moon unhampered performance. “. [ 80 ] Dickinson late denied making a personal approach on Ozzy Osbourne ; “ Did I have a move at Ozzy and Black Sabbath ? No. Why would I ? But I do find The Osbournes TV serial disgusting, and the unharmed cult of reality television celebrities disgusting. ” [ 82 ]

The Smashing Pumpkins

In 2000, Osbourne resigned from managing The Smashing Pumpkins by releasing a memo which said, “ It was with big pride and enthusiasm that I took on management of the Pumpkins back in October, but unfortunately I must resign today due to medical reasons … [ The Smashing Pumpkins frontman ] Billy Corgan was making me ill ! ! ! ” In an October 2008 interview, Osbourne revealed that she and Corgan had recently made up : “ I saw him at the Scream Awards. We had n’t seen each early since that whole thing in Germany. The beginning time we ran into each other and we hugged and kissed and laughed. ” [ 83 ]

The Talk

In July 2011, Osbourne and some of her boyfriend The Talk panelists were criticised for their conduct when discussing the report of Catherine Kieu. Osbourne described Kieu ‘s cutting off of her husband ‘s penis and putting it in a drivel disposal as “ quite fabulous ”, Osbourne besides laughed about the incident with her fellow panelists and members of the audience. Osbourne ‘s cohost Sara Gilbert offered the counterpoint “ not to be a total buzz kill, but it is a little bit sexist. If person cut a womanhood ‘s breast off, cipher would be sitting laughing. ” Osbourne replied by saying “ It ‘s unlike ”. [ 84 ] Osbourne late apologized for her behavior, stating “ she was regretful she offended people ” and that she “ did not condone genital mutilation ”. [ 85 ] Osbourne ‘s co-hosts on The Talk, Leah Remini and Holly Robinson Peete were released from their contracts in 2011. [ 86 ] Osbourne speak of their dismissals in December 2011 on The Howard Stern Show, express : “ Some people do n’t in truth know who they are, and you have to know who you are when you ‘re in something like this. You ca n’t pretend to be something you ‘re not. You have to know your brand. You ca n’t be all things to everyone. ” [ 87 ] [ 88 ] Remini late protested her dismissal and level accusations aimed at Osbourne through a series of tweets. [ 89 ] [ 90 ] [ 91 ] [ 92 ] On 10 March 2021, whilst speaking on The Talk, Osbourne defended Piers Morgan ‘s negative comments towards Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, resulting in a heat exchange with co-host Sheryl Underwood, Osbourne ‘s behavior towards Sheryl cited as harsh and aggressive during the argument. [ 93 ] In the lapp month, a 2018 clip from The Talk resurfaced in which Osbourne was discussing the Duchess of Sussex ‘s skin color. Osbourne said that Meghan “ ai n’t black ” and that “ she does n’t look black ”. [ 94 ] In response, The Talk went on foramen while CBS conducted a reappraisal on Osbourne. In a argument made 26 March 2021, CBS concluded that Osbourne ‘s “ behavior toward her co-hosts during the March 10 episode did not align with [ CBS ] values for a respectful workplace ”. [ 93 ] ultimately, Osbourne decided to depart from the platform. [ 95 ] In the midst of her scandal and result from The Talk, both Holly Robinson Peete and Leah Remini, Osbourne ‘s former cohosts, took to sociable media to reproach Osbourne over her behave in relative to her removal from the usher, pointing out that they had been treated similarly by her, citing extra acts of prejudiced behaviors from her towards extra hurl members. Osbourne responded with threats of defamation lawsuits against both Peete and Remini, but ultimately did nothing. [ 96 ] [ 97 ]

Fired adjunct revelation

In 2019, Osbourne appeared on the british control panel express Would I Lie to You? in which guests make statements about themselves and companion panelists guess whether or not the statements are true. She claimed that during a firm fire [ 98 ] she made her adjunct go back into the house to save pieces of art. She besides claimed that she ripped an oxygen mask off the assistant and gave it to her dog. She then proceeded to fire him when he did not find the situation funny story, believing he might have lung damage from smoke inhalation, saying “ he showed absolutely no sense of humor ” during the fire. After the common deliberations by fellow panelists, she confirmed the incidental to be true. [ 99 ] [ 100 ] [ 101 ] The clip of Sharon ‘s history on the show that was uploaded by the official BBC YouTube Channel was met with an overwhelmingly negative reception. There was besides a considerable backlash from Twitter users. [ 102 ] [ 103 ]

personal animation

Sharon Osbourne ( then Sharon Levy ) met her future conserve Black Sabbath singer Ozzy Osbourne, at the age of 18, while working for her don, Don Arden, who was managing Black Sabbath at the prison term. When Ozzy was fired from Black Sabbath in 1979, Sharon started to date him and took over his management as a solo artist. The two were married in Maui, Hawaii, on 4 July 1982. [ 104 ] Together, Sharon and Ozzy have three children : Aimee, Kelly and Jack. [ 105 ] For years, the Osbourne marriage was plagued by alcohol, drug use, and violence, with Osbourne [ citation needed ] having flush been arrested for driving while intoxicated. The couple used to physically fight regularly and, according to Osbourne, they would “ beat. ” [ 3 ] She has described herself as “ a beat womanhood ” when she was at the hands of conserve Ozzy where he once knocked out her movement tooth. She once retaliated by throwing a wide bottle of economical at his pass. [ 8 ] The most ill-famed incident arise in August 1989, when Ozzy was arrested for try murder after he had returned from the Moscow Music Peace Festival, and tried to strangle Osbourne in a daze of alcohol and drugs. [ 3 ] After the incident, he spent six months in reclamation as a result of his actions, after which fourth dimension, Osbourne said she regained her strength in their relationship and did not press charges. [ 106 ] In July 2002, after colon cancer claimed the biography of Reagan Erin Marcato, the mother of her daughters ‘ friend, then-18-year-old son Robert, Osbourne told the BBC that she had adopted Robert ; [ 105 ] however, when he was later sent to live with his father following a nervous breakdown, Osbourne denied having legally adopted him. [ 107 ]


In 1999, Osbourne lost 100 pounds ( 45 kilogram ) after lap-band surgery ( adjustable gastric band ). Osbourne commented that being large was an necessity function of her persona when she worked for her founder and that being larger, she made a more dramatic entrance. [ 8 ] On 26 October 2006, she went on The Howard Stern Show and revealed that she gained 15 pounds in the last class and would be having her plastic band removed. In July 2002, Osbourne had operation for cancer. [ 106 ] She announced it was colon cancer and had spread to her lymph nodes and was more serious than originally thought. [ 108 ] She survived the disease against a 33 % survival prognosis. Despite battling cancer, she insisted that the MTV television camera document her illness during the filming of the second season of The Osbournes. When Osbourne ‘s hair fell out during her subsequent treatment, her wigs were custom made by Cher ‘s wigmaker. [ 8 ] Ozzy Osbourne admitted that he “ fell apart ” during her treatment and recovery, [ 109 ] and it was revealed that her son, Jack Osbourne, tried to commit suicide because of his depression stemming from his mother ‘s circumstance. [ 110 ] In August 2004, she founded the Sharon Osbourne Colon Cancer Program at Cedars Sinai Hospital. In addition, she was the honor guest at the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation ‘s 2003 Fall Gala, [ 111 ] where she spoke of her conflict against cancer. Osbourne has lent her support to design restrict version T-shirts or vests for the ‘Little Tee Campaign ‘ for Breast Cancer Care which donates money for breast cancer research. [ 111 ] Osbourne has freely admitted to having extensive cosmetic surgery. american samoa well as documenting this in her autobiography, she appeared on Dr. Phil on 14 December 2006, and commented on everything that had been surgically changed on her body to improve her appearance. She stated that she had had a fully face lift, abdominoplasty, mastopexy, ampere well as many other procedures, but commented that she would not have any surgery do on her eyes or lips. [ 112 ] She has admitted to spending £300,000 on credit card operation. [ 113 ] In early November 2012, Osbourne revealed she had undergone a double mastectomy after learning she had a gene that increases the risk of developing front cancer. [ 114 ]

family incidents

In 2004, Osbourne ‘s home in Jordans, Buckinghamshire, was burgled by a man who stole gems deserving £2 million. The burglar managed to get away with the gems despite being put in a headlock by Ozzy. Items taken during the burglary included marriage rings, an engagement ring, drop and ball field necklaces, a large 52 karat ( 10 gigabyte ) sapphire ring and two pairs of rhombus earrings. After the incident, Osbourne appeared on Crimewatch and offered a reward of £100,000 for the tax return of her valuable jewelry. [ 115 ] In March 2005, there was an incident in the Osbournes ‘ sign of the zodiac in Jordans, Buckinghamshire. Ozzy and Sharon were forced to flee their mansion when a blaze broke out as they slept. They were not injured but had to be treated for pot inhalant. [ 116 ] In 2006, another fire broke out at the Osbourne ‘s sign of the zodiac ; however, none of the family was at dwelling. [ 117 ]

political statements


In 2016, Osbourne voted for Brexit in the referendum regarding the return. She subsequently stated in an interview with the Sunday Times that there had been besides much foreign immigration into England, and that its company was being adversely affected by it. [ 118 ]

Labour Party

In September 2019, in widely reported comments made in an interview with The Sun, Osbourne said of Labour Party drawing card Jeremy Corbyn, “ Oh my God, I hate him so much. I want to hurt him ; I want to physically hurt this serviceman. He is the most arrogant, ugly sleep together. I want to hurt him. Oh my God, he is revolting ; so despicable, at heart and forbidden. This nefariousness oozes from him, he ‘s hideous. ” [ 119 ]

John Wayne Airport

Osbourne has shown support for a campaign to rename Orange County ‘s John Wayne Airport. She said “ It equitable gives me the creeps. There has always been this repute of him of truly hating blacks, Jews, anybody that was n’t white. When the airport came, I was like : ‘Why would you give this man this honor of having an airport named after person like that, who is precisely a bad man, a actually despicable man ? ‘ ” [ 120 ]


Sharon Osbourne ‘s first autobiography, Extreme ( co-author by Penelope Dening ), was published in October 2005 and tells of her unmanageable childhood growing up with her church father, Don Arden, and besides documents the highs and lows of her marriage to husband Ozzy Osbourne, shedding abstemious on areas of her life previously not commented on. domestic violence, drug abuse, alcoholism, affairs, bribery, colon cancer, robberies, a plane crash, therapy, and cosmetic surgery are besides documented in the autobiography. [ 14 ] Published by Time WarnerBooks, it went to Number 1 on the Sunday Times Bestseller List ( UK ) where it remained for 15 weeks and sold over 621,000 copies in hardbacked, becoming the biggest-selling autobiography since british records began, beating the previous record set by David Beckham ‘s autobiography by 100,000 copies. [ 121 ] In March 2006 it won Biography of the class at the british Book Awards. The autobiography has proceeded to sell in excess of two million copies which has become the most successful female autobiography ever. [ 14 ] Osbourne late released another autobiography named Survivor, the title coming from surviving cancer. It was released in 2007. In August 2013, Osbourne announced on chitter that her third autobiography named Unbreakable, would be released on 10 October 2013 .



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