british rocker Ozzy Osbourne “is doing well and on the road to recovery” after undergoing surgery earlier this week, his wife said.
Sharon Osbourne in a post on Instagram thanked fans for their support after saying last week that the frontman of the former group Black Sabbath would undergo “very major surgery” on Monday.
She did not give details about the operation.
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“Our family would like to express so much gratitude for the overwhelming amount of love and support leading up to Ozzy’s surgery,” wrote Sharon Osbourne in the wee hours of this morning.
“Ozzy is doing well and on the road to recovery! Your love means the world to him.”
The music manager and television personality on Friday told her co-panellists on her UK chat show The conversation that she would travel to Los Angeles for the weekend to be with her husband, describing the surgery as one that would “really define the rest of his life.”
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In an interview with classic rock magazine last month, Ozzy Osbourne, 73, said he was still struggling with injuries sustained from a quad bike accident in 2003. A fall at his home in 2019 aggravated the injuries and required surgery.
“I’m just waiting for another surgery on my neck. I can’t walk well these days. I have physical therapy every morning,” he told the magazine. “I’m slightly better, but not nearly as good as I’d like to be to get back on the road.”
Sharon Osbourne has been open about her concerns about her husband’s health in the past, and two months ago when Ozzy Osbourne contracted COVID-19, she broke down in tears The Talk UK†
Her concern about his health is compounded by the fact that Ozzy Osbourne has Parkinson’s disease, something that… it opened about in 2020when he revealed he was diagnosed in 2003.
“I feel better now that I’ve recognized that I have Parkinson’s,” he said at the time. “And I just hope that (my fans) hold on and that they are there for me because I need them.”
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