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Sharon Osbourne shares an update on her husband, Ozzy Osbourne.
Sharon, 69, took to Twitter on Tuesday and thanked fans for the “overwhelming amount of love” the iconic musician received ahead of his “major” surgery on Monday.
“Our family would like to express so much gratitude for the overwhelming amount of love and support leading up to Ozzy’s surgery,” she wrote in a post shared on Twitter.
“Ozzy is doing well and on the road to recovery. Your love means the world to him,” Sharon concluded, adding a praying hands emoji.
OZZY OSBOURNE, 73, TO UNDERGO ‘MAJOR’ SURGERY WHICH ‘WILL DETERMINE THE REST OF HIS LIFE’
On Monday, Sharon and her pregnant daughter Kelly were seen visiting Ozzy in the hospital. While the family hasn’t shared the exact procedure the ‘Black Sabbath’ star had to undergo, Sharon made it clear it was very serious.
Sharon shared news of the 73-year-old’s procedure during an appearance on her UK chat show Talk TV.
“He has major surgery on Monday, and I have to be there,” she told her fellow panelists. “It will really determine the rest of his life.”
Page Six reported that the procedure involved removing and realigning the pins in her neck and back.
“Ozzy is 73 and any kind of surgery when you get older is tough,” a source said. page 6. “It’s quite important. He has the pins in his neck and back realigned since he crashed in 2019.”
Sharon, who will celebrate her 40th wedding anniversary with Ozzy in July, admitted she had to return to Los Angeles to be with her husband for the operation.
OZZY OSBOURNE DISCUSS SLOW RECOVERY AFTER SPINAL SURGERY, PARKINSON’S DIAGNOSIS
“I’m just waiting for another neck surgery,” Ozzy told Classic Rock magazine in May. “I can’t walk properly these days. I have physical therapy every morning. I’m a little better, but nowhere near as much as I would like to get back on the road.”
When asked if he ever thought about his own mortality, Ozzy said he felt optimistic about his future as he looked back on the past.
“At f—ing 73, I did pretty well,” he said. “I have no intention of going anywhere, but my time will come.”
In 2019, the Osbourne family spoke with Robin Roberts on “Good Morning America” about Ozzy’s incident in which he fell in the shower and dislodged metal screws in his spine (from the quad crash in 2003), requiring neck and back surgery.
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“When I did the fall, it was pitch dark,” he recalls. “I went to the bathroom and I fell. I just fell and landed like a smack on the floor and I remember laying there thinking, ‘Well you’ve done it now’ , really calm Sharon [called] an ambulance. After that, everything was downhill.”
The family also spoke about Ozzy being diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, a neurodegenerative disease that can cause tremors and balance issues, as well as slowness of movement. There is no known cure for the disease.
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“It’s PRKN 2,” Sharon told GMA. “There are so many different types of Parkinson’s disease; 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 had a good day, a good day, then a really bad day.”
Fox News’ Tracy Wright contributed to this report.
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