Ozzy Osbourne is ready to bear an operation on Monday (June thirteenth) that can “decide the remainder of his life,” studies his spouse and supervisor, Sharon Osbourne.
Sharon revealed the information on her UK present The Speak (not affiliated with the US present of the identical title from which she was ousted final 12 months), telling her fellow panelists, “[Ozzy] has a really main operation on Monday, and I’ve to be there. It’s actually going to find out the remainder of his life.” She added that she can be flying again to Los Angeles to be by Ozzy’s aspect.
Whereas Sharon didn’t go into specifics, Ozzy himself talked about late final 12 months that he wanted yet one more operation on his neck after the earlier surgeon “f**ked up.” The steel icon injured himself in a 2019 fall at house, dislodging steel rods that have been inserted into his physique after a 2003 ATV accident.
In a more moderen interview with Basic Rock, Ozzy reiterated that he wanted the extra neck surgical procedure, saying, “I can’t stroll correctly today. I’ve bodily remedy each morning. I’m considerably higher, however nowhere close to as a lot as I need to be to return on the highway.”
Ozzy has confronted a myriad of well being points over the previous few years. Along with the autumn, he disclosed in early 2020 that he was battling Parkinson’s illness, and simply final month, Sharon revealed that Ozzy contracted COVID-19, including that she was “very fearful” resulting from his pre-existing circumstances. She later reported that Ozzy “was significantly better and on the mend.”
Between his well being points and the pandemic, Ozzy has not been in a position to resume his “No Extra Excursions 2” farewell trek, which started in 2018. As of now, he’s scheduled to embark on the tour’s oft-postponed European/UK leg in early 2023.
Within the meantime, Ozzy has saved himself busy within the studio, releasing the solo album Odd Man in 2020, and re-teaming with that LP’s producer, Andrew Watt, for an as-yet-untitled follow-up that he not too long ago accomplished. The upcoming album options visitor spots from Eric Clapton, Tony Iommi, Zakk Wylde, Chad Smith, Josh Homme, Mike McCready, Robert Trujillo, the late Taylor Hawkins and extra.
Right here’s wishing the Prince of Darkness a really profitable surgical procedure. Watch Sharon Osbourne talk about Ozzy’s operation within the clip under.
— The Speak (@TheTalkUK) June 8, 2022