In 2019, the Black Sabbath rocker fell in his bathroom and removed the metal screws in his spine
Ozzy Osbourne is on his way to recovery after a fall 2019 that left him with traumatic injuries.
The 72-year-old rocker will soon undergo “major surgery” on his neck and back to help ease his pain, his wife Sharon Osbourne told DailyMail TV.
As a result of a bathroom fall, Ozzy removed the metal screws in his spine, which were originally fitted after a quad-bike accident in 2003.
Sharon told DailyMail that she hopes the Black Sabbath frontman will be able to “get back on stage” soon. “That’s what I pray,” she said.
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In 2019, the Osbourne family with Robin Robertsgood Morning AmericaAbout the OG incident. “When I fell, it was pitch black,” he recalled. “I went to the bathroom and I fell. I just fell and landed like a slam on the floor and I remember lying there thinking, ‘Okay, you just did it,’ really cool. Sharon [called] Ambulance. After that, it was all downhill.”
The family also opened up about Ozzy’s Parkinson’s disease diagnosis.
“It’s PRKN 2,” Sharon told GMA. “There are many different kinds of Parkinson’s; it’s not a death sentence by any stretch of the imagination, but it affects certain nerves in your body. And it’s — it’s like you’re having a nice day, Have a good day, and then a really bad day.”
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Parkinson’s is a neurodegenerative disorder that usually develops slowly over years, although not all patients are affected equally. It can cause tremors, limb stiffness, gait and balance issues, as well as slowing of movement. There is no known cure for the disease, but patients can seek treatment through various medications and surgery. According to the Parkinson Foundation.
Fast forward to 2021 and Sharon told DailyMail that Ozzy’s Parkinson’s is “under control.”
“It breaks your heart,” Sharon told the outlet. “He wants to go back [on the road]. He misses his friends, his musicians. They are his companions. He misses that life. But with his Parkinson’s, he’s fine. He is alright. He’s got it under control.”
Elsewhere in a DailyMail interview, the former “Talk” co-host opened up about her “unstable” relationship with Ozzy.
The interview focuses on an upcoming biopic that will explore the relationship between the media personality, 68, and the musician.
Sharon And OG The first meeting took place when the TV host was just 18 years old. The couple were first introduced by Sharon’s father, who at the time managed Ozzy’s band, Black Sabbath.
“Our Fights Were Legendary,” Osbourne told dailymail tv. “We would beat each other s-t. It would have stopped 20 years ago, but we had a good run.”
Despite the strained relationship between the two, Sharon called the biopic “a love story” during interviews.
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“It’s a movie about Ozzy and my life, how we got together in the early days and our volatile relationship,” Sharon said. “All the fights, all the makeup, all the fights, all the arrests, everything. And it’s a love story.”
“People are going to see it go, ‘It’s not allowed. They shouldn’t behave like this and put it on film,'” she said. “but [we’re] Only telling the truth. Some people have unstable relationships and our relationships were very unstable.”
Granthshala News’ Nate Day and Lauryn Overhultz contributed to this report.