Ozzy Osbourne Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

31st August 2016

Quote: "I think you should stick to what you know best. If Steven's having a good time with it, who am I to complain? But it would be absurd for me to do that. I don't mind country, but the Prince of Darkness with a cowboy hat? I'm a rock 'n' roller, not a f**king country bumpkin." Ozzy Osbourne has no plans to follow fellow rock icon Steven Tyler to Nashville, Tennessee to record a country album.

31st August 2016

Quote: "I used to resent going out on the road, but now it's fun. Nobody gets stoned. Nobody gets drunk. We've been doing some great shows." Ozzy Osbourne is enjoying life on the road with his Black Sabbath bandmates.

30th August 2016

Quote: "I'm sad that Bill never came through... Every time I reach out to Bill I get yelled at for something. If something can be worked out, great. (But) Tommy (Clufetos) is doing a great job." Ozzy Osbourne is still holding out hope Black Sabbath's original drummer, Bill Ward, will be onstage with the band for its final show in Birmingham, England next year (17). Ward has refused to be part of the reunion due to contract issues.

11th March 2016

Quote: "I sent him the picture and he texted back, 'Why are you sending me naked pictures of yourself? I know what you look like without your clothes on. We've been married a long time.' He paid for it (plastic surgery)!" Rocker Ozzy Osbourne wasn't fazed by the revealing nude selfie his wife Sharon posted online on Wednesday (09Mar16). The rock matriarch admitted she felt "empowered" after sharing the snap in response to the similar photo Kim Kardashian posted on social media earlier this week (beg07Mar16).

9th December 2015

Quote: "I'd rather end it now though than drag it out for another five albums. I’m 67. When we started out, I thought, 'This thing will be all right for a year or two'. I did pretty well for 35 years, and I'm not retiring. I’m going to do a solo album and a solo tour. I mean, my wife’s a shopaholic, always off buying f**king shoes or something, so I've got to keep the money coming somehow." Ozzy Osbourne insists the end of Black Sabbath will not mark the end of his music career.

9th October 2015

Tweet: "Happy Birthday to my beautiful wife". Rocker Ozzy Osbourne shares his birthday wishes for wife Sharon as she turns 63 on Friday (09Oct15).

4th June 2015

Tweet: "I bought a house? That's news to Sharon and me." Ozzy Osbourne dismisses reports suggesting he and his wife Sharon recently purchased a lavish new home in Beverly Hills, California.

1st May 2015

Fact: The Red Hot Chili Peppers and Ozzy Osbourne have joined a campaign condemning bear bile farming in Asia. The Animals Asia campaign video features Red Hot Chili Peppers frontman Anthony Kiedis, Simon Le Bon, Jimmy Page, Moby and Jackass star Steve-O, among others.

28th April 2015

Fact: Rockers Evanescence are to end their hiatus by performing at Ozzy Osbourne's Ozzfest Japan in November (15). Amy Lee's band have just been added to the line-up, alongside headliners Osbourne and Korn.

1st April 2015

Fact: Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne are selling their two Hollywood Hills homes at just under $2 million (GBP1.3 million) each. Both houses feature a pool, a spa and a two-car garage, according to the Los Angeles Times. The Osbournes sold another Los Angeles-area home in 2013 when their six-bedroom Hidden Hills estate was picked up for $11.5 million (GBP7.6 million).

13th March 2015

Fact: Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne gave fellow Brit Elizabeth Hurley an unusual present for her 2007 wedding to now ex-husband Arun Nayar - a bull. The Austin Powers beauty kept the animal, she named Ozzy, at her farm in the English countryside.

4th March 2015

Fact: Ozzy Osbourne's daughter Aimee is hoping to make a name for herself in the music industry after releasing her debut single Raining Gold as Aro.

8th January 2015

Quote: "Years ago, my husband was driving drunk and I called the police... I would have no guilt in doing that... They found him in the parking lot of a shopping mall, in the back (of the car), asleep." Ozzy Osbourne's no-nonsense wife Sharon has no problem turning her husband in to cops.

21st December 2014

Fact: Ozzy Osbourne hit the stage with supergroup Royal Machines for a covers concert in Los Angeles over the weekend (19-20Dec14). Osbourne teamed up with regular members Billy Morrison, Dave Navarro, Mark MCGrath and Adrian Young to perform Black Sabbath‘s War Pigs and his solo track Crazy Train at the Roxy Theatre. Royal MAChines previously performed under the moniker Camp Freddy.

7th November 2014

Quote: "It would be nice if I could get one... You have got to ask the queen." Ozzy Osbourne wants a knighthood. The rocker's fans previously started a campaign in a bid to secure the honour.

27th August 2014

Quote: "That's from being married to Sharon. I'd be shaky, too. I'd be on f**king morphine every day." Motley Crue star Vince Neil is convinced Ozzy Osbourne's trembling hands are down to his fearsome wife Sharon.

31st July 2014

Fact: Ozzy Osbourne and his wife Sharon have just become members of Los Angeles' fabled Magic Castle club, where top illusionists perfect their act.

5th July 2014

Fact: Ozzy Osbourne cancelled his appearance at the Nordoff Robins O2 Silver Clef awards on Friday (04Jul14) so he could prepare for Black Sabbath's headline slot at British Summertime in London's Hyde Park that night. His bandmates accepted the AEG Live Ambassadors of Rock Award in his absence.

30th June 2014

Quote: "I've heard about that. Getting knighted? I can't imagine anything better. And my wife (Sharon) would become a Lady, which would be pretty cool. But I'm not gonna get upset if it doesn't happen. I never thought I'd get further than Aston (in his native Birmingham, England)." Rocker Ozzy Osbourne would love to receive the top honour from Britain's Queen Elizabeth Ii after an Australian superfan launched a Facebook.com petition calling for the Black Sabbath star to be knighted.

10th June 2014

Tweet: "Now my girls have their own makeup line. How about some black eyeliner for me?" Heavy metal star Ozzy Osbourne is hoping to score some free cosmetics after his wife Sharon and daughter Kelly signed a promotional deal with Mac.

28th May 2014

Quote: "If Geezer swears, then you know he's p**sed off. He's sworn at me. Not very often but he has. I mean, he doesn't use foul language, so if he says, 'F**k this', you go, 'Whoa! What's happened now?'" Ozzy Osbourne insists his Black Sabbath bandmate Geezer Butler is always mild-mannered.

18th April 2014

Fact: Ozzy Osbourne has topped an odd new poll to find the most misunderstood lyrics in music. The Black Sabbath star's mumbling rocketed him to the number one spot on Blinkbox Music's new survey, closely followed by Lady Gaga. The music fans polled also revealed they struggled to understand the words Rihanna, Shaggy and Bob Dylan were singing.

3rd March 2014

Fact: Sir Elton John raised $5.1 million (£3.2 million) for charity from his 22nd Annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party on Sunday (02Mar14). The Rocket Man singer and his partner David Furnish were joined by the likes of Robert De Niro, Jane Fonda, Lady GaGa, Ozzy Osbourne and Taylor Swift for the big Hollywood bash, which also featured a silent auction.

20th December 2013

Quote: "Now they use all that technology and trickery. I was watching Britney Spears live from Vegas and she was a whole bar out of sync! It's like a f**king ventriloquist doll on a trampoline!" Rock legend Ozzy Osbourne was not impressed with Britney Spears' Sin City show A Piece of Me.

5th December 2013

Tweet: "So yesterday I had a startling run-in with a bat... Yes, I said Bat! I wonder what today's rehearsals have in store! Where's Ozzy? Just kidding." Singer Carrie Underwood references Ozzy Osbourne's famous bat-eating stage trick as she rehearses for a live Tv production of The Sound Of Music.

28th November 2013

Quote: "I think it's going to be a bit of a sore point for him. The album went to number one, you know. I don't know what to say to him. I don't hate Bill. I love Bill... but we could not keep people waiting anymore. I don't wish him any harm. It was just a business decision. We had to get on with it." Ozzy Osbourne on cutting ties with Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward after contract negotiations surrounding his involvement in the band's reunion broke down last year (12).

22nd November 2013

Quote: "He'd come down to the studio, and I'd say, 'You all right, man? You don't have to come in'. But I suppose if I put myself in his shoes, if I was diagnosed with cancer, being on my own in my head would be a bad f**king area to be in." Ozzy Osbourne can understand why Black Sabbath bandmate Tony Iommi insisted on working after his lymphoma diagnosis last year (12).

22nd November 2013

Quote: "I always end up writing about some f**king murderer on the television or something. I'm obsessed with this f**king death thing that I'm on right now." Ozzy Osbourne on his morbid songwriting inspiration.

6th October 2013

Quote: "My dad is very good at shopping... but I don't like it when he buys me things, it's weird. Since I was 15, me and my brother have been self-sufficient. That was the rule that if we left school, then we had to get jobs. So we did - even my phone bill I've paid since I was 15. So whenever he buys me stuff it always makes me feel very uncomfortable. I feel like he should be spending that money on my mum or himself." Ozzy Osbourne's daughter Kelly feels extremely uncomfortable when he spoils her with gifts.

13th July 2013

Quote: "I looked at myself in the mirror and I was feeling absolutely pathetic, tears running over my face. It just ends up everyone gets unhappy and I end up blowing up friendships, family. I don't blind myself anymore. I don't like myself when I get that way." Rocker Ozzy Osbourne on his bid to stay sober following a booze and drug relapse at the end of 2012.

26th June 2013

Fact: The candle which sparked a blaze at Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne's home earlier this year (13) was a gift from the reality Tv star's former America's Got Talent co-star Howard Stern.

20th June 2013

Quote: "This has really freaked me out. I knew it was a f**king good album but somebody just told me it's gone top in 50 countries. I didn't know there were 50 countries, and I'm number one in all of them. I'm just devastated." Metal star Ozzy Osbourne reacts to the news that Black Sabbath's comeback album 13 is a hit across the world, and the band's first U.S. chart-topper.

17th June 2013

Tweet: "Sharon's turned into this Tv person, and she's great. But she's always saying, 'You're coming on the show, aren't you?' And I go, 'No! I hate doing Tv!' I didn't start off playing music to be the weatherman. I've never watched one episode, ever. I hate to watch me on Tv." Rocker Ozzy Osbourne refuses to make Tv appearances with his wife Sharon.

12th June 2013

Quote: "Sharon would leave out a bottle of wine and I would finish the wine and she says, 'You've been drinking my f**king wine...!' She forgot I was an alcoholic... (It) ended up with a bottle of vodka and f**king packet of powder (cocaine)." Ozzy Osbourne on what sparked his Christmas (12) relapse.

12th June 2013

Quote: "I think it was very close at that point." Ozzy Osbourne confirms reports suggesting he and his wife Sharon almost split after she discovered he had relapsed and was no longer sober over Christmas (12). The rocker has been sober for over 100 days.

11th April 2013

Fact: Ozzy Osbourne and his Black Sabbath bandmates will premiere new track End Of The Beginning during the season finale of Tv drama Csi: Crime Scene Investigation. The reunited rockers will make a cameo appearance on the show, which will air in the U.S. on 15 May (13), and perform the track as part of a Tv concert.

5th March 2013

Fact: Christina Aguilera has finally sold the Beverly Hills house she bought from Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne after putting it on the market in 2011. The singer, who purchased the mansion for $11 million (£6.8 million), had an asking price of $13.5 million (£8.4 million) for the six-bedroom, nine-bathroom pad.

26th February 2013

Tweet: "I just bared my breasts to @joemanganiello. He has huge hands and huge feet." Ozzy Osbourne's wife Sharon is all class.

17th February 2013

Quote: "My wife left a f**king candle burning downstairs and set the coffee table on fire. She threw some water on the wood, and suddenly it was like f**king napalm exploded. Normal day in the Osbournes house." Ozzy Osbourne on his wife Sharon's recent fire drama at their home in Los Angeles.

13th February 2013

Quote: "For the longest time drugs and alcohol were our friends, but, at the end of the day, it (sic) destroyed us." Ozzy Osbourne offers up a warning to young rockers living the wild life.

4th December 2012

Tweet: "Spending my birthday tracking vocals on the new OfficialSabbath album." Ozzy Osbourne celebrated his 64th birthday on Monday (03Dec12) in the studio working on Black Sabbath's comeback album.

12th September 2012

Tweet: "Just prank phone called my dad! He did not find it funny at all!" Ozzy Osbourne is not impressed with his daughter Kelly's practical jokes.

18th June 2012

Tweet: "Thank you all so much for the kind and inspirational words. It means a lot. adapt and overcome." Ozzy Osbourne's TV star son Jack thanks fans for their support following the news he has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis.

8th June 2012

Quote: "I hope the rain stops." Ozzy Osbourne is worried the wet British weather will ruin the band's big comeback gig at the U.K.'s Download festival over the weekend (09-10Jun12).

25th March 2012

Quote: "We have sex at a particular time. Ozzy loves David Letterman. We lie in bed and watch it and he says, 'Oh, we've just got time before Letterman's monologue'." Sharon Osbourne on her husband Ozzy's bedroom habits.

10th November 2011

Quote: "That's pretty good going for a man who's had a wild life. We joke that he's going to outlive me." Jack Osbourne, 26, is stunned his 62-year-old rocker father Ozzy Osbourne was ruled as fit as a 30 year old following a recent health check.

14th October 2011

Fact: Sharon Osbourne was left stunned on her U.S. chat show The Talk on Friday (14Oct11) when celebrity baker Duff Goldman presented her with a belated birthday cake bearing the likeness of her rocker husband Ozzy Osbourne. The rock matriarch turned 59 on Sunday (09Oct11).

26th July 2011

Fact: Rapper Lil Wayne's face tattoos have been named the worst body art in rock 'n' roll, in a poll by Q magazine. Ozzy Osbourne's tattooed name across the knuckles of his left hand was voted the best.

10th July 2011

Quote: "That time is gone. There are no real rock stars anymore - it's just people trying to emulate what happened back in the day. It's all a bit fake..." Ozzy Osbourne's daughter Kelly isn't a fan of the modern rock scene.

9th May 2011

Quote: "I once had to call up Brian Wilson from the Beach Boys the morning after a heavy session and tell him I was sorry for saying I was glad his brother had just died. That was about 20 years ago and I'm still cringing." Ozzy Osbourne on his bad taste comments.

21st April 2011

Tweet: "Well I'm sober eight years today. Man that went by fast. That's the one downside to being in recovery, life seems to go by in a flash." Ozzy Osbourne's son Jack marks another milestone since giving up drugs and alcohol.

18th April 2011

Quote: "We all fart. All of us. Even when Hillary Clinton is making a speech to the U.N. or whatever, she probably sneaks a couple out." Ozzy Osbourne insists it's OK to let rip in public.

13th April 2011

Tweet: "Waiting for my dad to get on Skype so I can talk/see him it feel (sic) like he has been on tour for ages... I really miss him!" Kelly Osbourne misses her rocker dad Ozzy when he's away on the road.

7th April 2011

Fact: Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne have bought Mariah Carey's unborn twins two life-size stuffed toy giraffes.

30th March 2011

Fact: Ozzy Osbourne is set to make a guest appearance in Disney kids cartoon series Fish Hooks. The rocker voices an Earth Troll character in the episode scheduled to air in the U.S. on 8 April (11).

15th March 2011

Fact: Ozzy Osbourne documentary GOD BLESS Ozzy Osbourne, which was filmed by his son Jack, will premiere at the upcoming Tribeca Film Festival in New York.

22nd February 2011

Fact: Ozzy Osbourne has been named the ambassador of 2011's Record Store Day in April. Past ambassadors include Eagles of Death Metal star Jesse Hughes and Queens of the Stone Age frontman Josh Homme.

9th February 2011

Quote: "That Notebook. I don't care if you're Satan, you're gonna cry. American filmmakers really know how to make a good tear-jerker. I'm not really the Prince of Darkness, I'm a loving, cuddly guy." Rocker Ozzy Osbourne is not ashamed of crying at Ryan Gosling and Rachel MCAdams' romantic drama The Notebook.

9th February 2011

Quote: "I tried retiring. It sucks... What I learned from retiring about 10 years ago, you have to have something you want to retire to. Walking, painting... I can't retire from this, it's not like a day job! I'm blessed. I'm a blessed man and I really realise that." Ozzy Osbourne, 62, will rock on until he dies.

8th February 2011

Quote: "The only difference between vaudeville and rock 'n' roll is a microphone. You're just entertaining people. You can please some of the people some of the time. If you like it, you like it, if you don't, you don't. But it's showbiz." Ozzy Osbourne fires back at critics who think his decision to voice a deer character in SIR Elton John's new animated Disney movie GNOMEO & JULIET is a bad idea.

25th January 2011

Fact: Kelly Osbourne has been confirmed as the new face of Madonna's Material Girl clothing line. Ozzy Osbourne's daughter will replace Gossip Girl star Taylor Momsen as the range's new model for 2011.

24th January 2011

Quote: "You know what annoys my husband the most? I have to keep changing the (TV) channel, so he'll hide it (remote) from me, and then I'll get irate. He even takes it to the bathroom because he knows I will have changed the channel... and he will go nuts!" Rock matriarch Sharon Osbourne battles her husband Ozzy for control of the family TV.

17th January 2011

Fact: Rock offspring Kelly Osbourne was on the red carpet at the Golden Globes on Sunday (16Jan11), as a correspondent for U.S. TV network E!. The daughter of hellraising rocker Ozzy Osbourne gave fashion commentary as the stars arrived for the prizegiving dressed by their favourite designers.

23rd December 2010

Quote: "I drink a lot of tea, being English. I love iced tea, I think iced tea's a really good, refreshing drink. I've done a lot of elixers over the years. The fashion now is to have the green tea, but I'm not really big on it." Ozzy Osbourne on becoming the new face for Brisk Iced Tea.

3rd December 2010

Tweet: "Congratulations Dadda on your grammy nomination. I'm so happy for you, if any one deserves it it's you. I love you soooo much!" Kelly Osbourne is delighted her father Ozzy received a Grammy nomination - the rocker is in the running for the Best Hard Rock Performance honour for Scream.

2nd December 2010

Quote: "He just came off stage at Madison Square Garden and he was all out of breath, and he was like, 'What do you want? What do you want?' And I said, 'You've just been nominated for a Grammy!' And he said, 'I'll call you when I get back to the hotel.'" Rocker Ozzy Osbourne was too exhausted to express his excitement at landing a Grammy nomination after performing a concert in New York. The star's wife SHARON phoned him from Los Angeles to break the news that he is in the running for the Best Hard Rock Performance honour for Scream.

30th November 2010

Quote: "With the amount I used to put away, I was lucky to even know I had a d**k the next morning, never mind a boner." Ozzy Osbourne admits he struggled to 'get it up' at the height of his boozing.

22nd November 2010

Quote: "I always had a great chat-up line for the birds (women). After a night out, I'd say, 'Can I come back to your house and watch your telly (TV)?' It was brilliant because it made it sound like all I wanted to do was catch up on the News at Ten, when I was planning to get them in the sack (bed). Nobody fell for it, though. Most of the time they just went, 'I ain't got a telly.'" Rocker Ozzy Osbourne had bad luck with pick-up lines.

16th November 2010

Quote: "All I do is use a good natural cream - not the $2,000-a-bottle caviar b**locks - every morning and night. What you've got to remember is that your face has to deal with sun and grime, and all other kinds of s**t... But speaking as the owner of a pair of testicles, I like to keep things simple." Ozzy Osbourne on his facial care regime.

5th November 2010

Quote: "I got tree trunks for legs... I've had them sucked, I've had them pulled, I've tried working out, everything... Now that I've put on more weight I turn the light off with my husband when we're in bed because I don't want to see them... I should just be a head on a plate because when we're down it ain't nice." Ozzy Osbourne's wife SHARON only gets intimate with the lights off.

1st November 2010

Quote: "The only reason I don't go for walks... is because my arse has got a mind of its own, and if I'm out of range of a toilet, I freak out." Ozzy Osbourne's toilet trouble prevents him from hiking.

28th October 2010

Quote: "Now he really does think he's a f**king iron man and invincible." Kelly Osbourne on her rocker dad Ozzy Osbourne, who recently discovered he's descended from Romans who survived the eruption of Mount Vesuvius.

5th October 2010

Fact: Hellraising rocker Ozzy Osbourne has paid tribute to late BEATLE John Lennon by recording a cover version of his classic hit Imagine for charity. Proceeds from the track, released on iTunes on 5 October (10), will benefit human rights organisation Amnesty International.

29th September 2010

Quote: "He doesn't like it (the iPhone) because his fingers hit the wrong buttons, so he always calls the wrong people. My uncle Tony (makes) calls for him and dials." Ozzy Osbourne's daughter KELLY reveals why her rocker dad relies on family to make his calls.

12th July 2010

Quote: "The first rule of alcoholism is that beer doesn't count. Neither does vodka, wine, cognac, scotch, gin... Unfortunately, when you realise you don't want to be an alcoholic any more, everything counts. That's why you can't touch a drop. It's a deal with the devil: you'll only ever lose." Ozzy Osbourne on his longrunning booze battle.

6th July 2010

Quote: "I've never had a favourite child, but if I did it'd be you. You're lovely, and thoughtful." Ozzy Osbourne has a soft spot for daughter KELLY.

24th June 2010

Quote: "A lot of people don't know I'm a budding ventriloquist. I've been working on it for the past three years." Ozzy Osbourne discovers a new talent.

24th June 2010

Quote: "I thought it was in such bad taste that those people had those banners about Ronnie James Dio. That's disgusting. They say that we're the anti-Christ. Well, what makes them any better?" Ozzy Osbourne was appalled to see protesters from the Westboro Baptist Church outside rocker pal Dio's funeral.

24th June 2010

Quote: "I'm not sure about her music, but I like her vibe, she's a bit f**king crazy." Ozzy Osbourne is a fan of Lady GaGa.

24th June 2010

Quote: "What the f**k else would I do? Buy another five dogs?" Ozzy Osbourne doesn't want to retire and buy any more canine pets.

23rd June 2010

Quote: "I like to shower at least twice a day." Rocker Ozzy Osbourne is a big fan of personal hygiene.

23rd June 2010

Quote: "I'm sick of being a 'legend'. People like (Motorhead frontman) Lemmy and I don't go, 'Right, I'm 60 now, I'm a legend', that's f**king bulls**t. I don't want to be a f**king legend, I want to be a guy that's actively having fun and giving fun." Ozzy Osbourne doesn't like his 'legend' tag.

23rd June 2010

Quote: "Sometimes I wish I could have alcohol, but I know that's no longer an option for me." Reformed rock wildman Ozzy Osbourne still craves a drink from time to time, years after kicking his longtime drug and alcohol addictions.

17th June 2010

Quote: "Don't ask me how that happened... People write in and ask me for my advice. I have a bit of hate mail now." Hellraising rocker Ozzy Osbourne is baffled as to why editors at Britain's Sunday Times magazine invited him to write his own health column.

17th June 2010

Quote: "When I used to drink and get stoned all the time, the longer the journey, the more I liked it. Now, I don't do that stuff, f**king 12 hours on a bus and I want to poke my eyes out." Touring isn't as much fun anymore for clean and sober Ozzy Osbourne.

16th June 2010

Quote: "The wildest tour I ever did in my career was in 1984 with Motley Crue. It was insane. They were f**king nuts. I reckon I did more time in jail than I did in the hotel with them." Ozzy Osbourne suggests his upcoming Ozzfest dates with old mates Motley Crue could be a recipe for disaster.

16th June 2010

Quote: "I love tea. Yorkshire Gold Tea. That's my only luxury." Ozzy Osbourne on his backstage must-have.

16th June 2010

Quote: "(I Am Ozzy writer) Chris Ayres has people who take your DNA and can tell you when you're going to die and what you're going to die from. I don't want to find out that. If I find out I'm gonna avoid it like the plague." Hell-raising rocker Ozzy Osbourne was quick to reject offers from the writer of his memoir to determine when he will die.

14th June 2010

Quote: "I'm addicted to exercising. I started working out because I want to be slim, young and attractive forever. But it didn't work out." Ozzy Osbourne likes to keep fit.

9th June 2010

Quote: "I don't like doing interviews. I don't like doing breakfast shows. I don't like getting out of my bed at five in the morning so I can do interviews at six. I say to Sharon all the time, 'I didn't become a rock and roller to do this'." Ozzy Osbourne on the downsides of fame.

1st June 2010

Quote: "Of late everyone's dropping dead. This happens every so often, you know. I'm only hoping my number don't come up soon... I'm lucky I'm not one of the dead ones." Ozzy Osbourne feels lucky to be alive following the deaths of Ronnie James Dio and Paul Gray.

21st May 2010

Quote: "Actually, I don't really want to get an American. Americans don't do a very good English accent." Ozzy Osbourne insists the actor portraying him in a planned biopic should be British.

20th May 2010

Quote: "I sit here and watch the History Channel. I have Adolf Hitler's family now for company." Ozzy Osbourne on how he spends his time when his wife Sharon is out of town working.

13th May 2010

Fact: Ozzy Osbourne's new song, LET ME HEAR YOU SCREAM, was inspired by the death of Michael Jackson. The track was originally titled Peter Pan is Dead.

12th May 2010

Fact: Ozzy Osbourne is reluctantly releasing a festive album in 2011. Black Christmas will accompany an odd holiday TV special. The rocker's manager/wife Sharon says, "He's trying to forget that it actually exists."

8th May 2010

Fact: Michael Bolton's rock band, BLACKJACK, once opened for Ozzy Osbourne. The group featured future Kiss star Bruce Kulick.

1st April 2010

Quote: "My hearing isn't all that. I have to stand very, very close to you and watch your lips. Otherwise I'm f**ked." Ozzy Osbourne now has to lip-read to understand a conversation.

16th March 2010

Quote: "Next year I want to work on a movie for Ozzy. He's had offers for his book. That lady from An Education could play me - she's fabulous!" Sharon Osbourne wants Oscar-nominated British actress Carey Mulligan to play her in a biopic of her husband Ozzy Osbourne.

8th March 2010

Quote: "I would like him to play me in a movie as well." Robert Downey, JR. on news Ozzy Osbourne wants the IRON MAN star to play him in a biopic.

7th February 2010

Quote: "I like this Lady Gaga, I think she's very clever. At least she puts some effort in to being somebody not normal... She's wacky and I like the zaniness of it all. Everybody (else) sings the same, all these singers... but she has the zany twist. I like what she's about." Ozzy Osbourne is a big fan of Lady Gaga.

1st February 2010

Quote: "He's a lovely, lovely man and his family's great as well." Ozzy Osbourne has a lot of love for Slash and jumped at the chance to guest on the guitarist's new solo album.

20th January 2010

Quote: "People always ask me if I snorted a line of ants. I can't remember whether I did or not, but it's quite possible." Ozzy Osbourne can't remember his wildest days.

12th January 2010

Quote: "I never got good-looking chicks. We'd get beer bottles thrown at us, not frilly underwear." Ozzy Osbourne mourns his lack of female fans during his Black Sabbath days.

5th January 2010

Quote: "Both cars have a very low mileage because I only go up and down our drive. We live in this gated community, so I cruise around there. I don't think I can drive outside just yet." Ozzy Osbourne has yet to hit the road after passing his driving test in September (09).

26th December 2009

Quote: "I don't like that presents are expected at Christmas. I'd rather buy something as a surprise just anytime - I think that's nicer." Rocker Ozzy Osbourne isn't a fan of festive gifts.

26th December 2009

Quote: "It's hilarious. When the kids were little he used to go, 'Ho ho ho,' and he even had his own bells." Sharon Osbourne reveals her rocker husband Ozzy used to dress up as Santa on Christmas Day.

16th December 2009

Quote: "I hope she's not going to get in the car, go to Vegas and then ring up and say, 'Dad, I got married.' I really do want to walk one of my kids down the aisle.That's every parent's dream." Rocker Ozzy Osbourne fears his engaged daughter KELLY is making wedding plans in secret.

19th November 2009

Quote: "We watched her grow from a child to a woman on this dancing (show). She's just incredible." Ozzy Osbourne is thrilled his daughter KELLY is one of the three finalists on U.S. TV talent show Dancing With The Stars.

17th November 2009

Quote: "We have good sex. My kids think it's obscene that me and Sharon still have sex, but just because you get older, your d**k don't fall off." Rocker Ozzy Osbourne loves getting intimate with his wife SHARON.

17th November 2009

Quote: "I used to (cook). My speciality was chips (fries). But last time, I set fire to the f**king kitchen. I let the oil get too hot, it exploded and that was the end of that." Rocker Ozzy Osbourne keeps out of the kitchen.

17th November 2009

Quote: "After Sharon got over her cancer, she started this charity and threw a party in our Beverly Hills garden. Elton played at the event and our neighbour complained about having to listen to him." Ozzy Osbourne was shocked when his neighbours moaned about a private performance from SIR Elton John.

4th November 2009

Quote: "Mum and Dad got me a new puppy - he's a black Pomeranian the size of a dollar bill. I've named him Sid." Ozzy Osbourne's daughter Kelly Osbourne was delighted with her birthday present from her parents.

28th October 2009

Quote: "I feel sorry for Sharon because she puts on weight just thinking about a French fry." Rocker Ozzy Osbourne on his wife SHARON's battle with her waistline.

28th October 2009

Quote: "I don't know why I take them, actually." Happy rocker Ozzy Osbourne is confused by his intake of anti-depressants.

28th October 2009

Quote: "Because I'm an actor I went all out. I went as Ozzy Osbourne. I did a lot of shuffles... People thought I was actually Ozzy Osbourne!" Scottish actor Ewan McGregor was so convincing in his Halloween costume as the Prince of Darkness last year (08), he fooled fans into thinking he was the real thing.

27th October 2009

Fact: Ozzy Osbourne and his manager wife SHARON will guest-host an upcoming edition of hit U.S. wresting show WWE RAW.

21st October 2009

Quote: "If the Nazis ever want to get going again, they can borrow their equipment from Lemmy." Ozzy Osbourne is impressed with pal Lemmy's Nazi memorabilia, which includes various uniforms, medals, swords, the flag from Adolf Hitler's motorcade and a monogrammed hairbrush and mirror that once belonged to Hitler's mistress Eva Braun.

20th October 2009

Quote: "He would've been dead if he kept up that way. I don't know if he's happier or not, but he's certainly still alive." Lemmy on pal Ozzy Osbourne's sobriety after a hellraising life.

18th October 2009

Quote: "People ask me, 'Who's the king of heavy metal?' and it would absolutely be Lemmy. Lemmy, to me, is the epitome of what being a rock star is all about." Ozzy Osbourne has high praise for the Motorhead frontman.

17th October 2009

Quote: "He said he'd heard there were 138 different types of bourbon in the U.S., and he decided to try one of each... and he did it in the end. I don't know how the guy breathes." Ozzy Osbourne can't believe pal Lemmy's booze intake. The Motorhead rocker reportedly drinks a bottle of bourbon a day.

9th October 2009

Quote: "He came up to me at an awards ceremony and said: 'I used to be in a rock and roll band, you know, but I could never get the chords to Iron Man right.' And I thought to myself: There are kids dying in Africa and our own boys are going off to war and you're talking to me about Iron Man?" Ozzy Osbourne isn't a fan of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair.

9th October 2009

Quote: "When she's off filming somewhere I can hardly get dressed in the morning!" Ozzy Osbourne struggles without his beloved wife SHARON.

9th October 2009

Quote: "If I have a pimple on my face, she'll get the doctor round and the pair of them will sit there discussing how to deal with it." Ozzy Osbourne on the intense beauty regime his wife SHARON has for him.

6th October 2009

Quote: "I would get in a car with him." Sharon Osbourne is delighted her husband Ozzy has passed his driving test, aged 60.

5th September 2009

Quote: "Sharon's got it down to a fine art. Her favourite place to shop is the nearest store. She'll shop in a coal yard. She'll be in front of 50 white shirts and she has to go through every one of them." Ozzy Osbourne on his wife's love of shopping.

5th September 2009

Quote: "I just saw Quentin Tarantino's latest film, Inglourious Basterds, with Brad Pitt... I don't think it was as good as Pulp Fiction. That was amazing. But this latest one was hard to follow for a dyslexic guy like me with all the subtitles. I was missing all the action!" Ozzy Osbourne offers his critique on Tarantino's new movie.

12th August 2009

Fact: All-star supergroup Camp Freddy added to their impressive line-up at a Los Angeles concert on 1 August (09) when Ozzy Osbourne, Ace Frehley, The Cult's BILLY DUFFY and Lost actor Naveen Andrews joined Dave Navarro, Billy Morrison and Donovan Leitch onstage at the House of Blues.

24th June 2009

Quote: "Probably JAY-Z, because at least I would be married to Beyonce!" Rock legend Ozzy Osbourne wants to be reincarnated as the rap superstar.

5th May 2009

Quote: "The three years we were filming, Ozzy was stoned the whole time." Sharon Osbourne admits her rocker husband Ozzy Osbourne smoked marijuana while they were filming their hit reality show The Osbournes.

24th April 2009

Fact: Rock heavyweights Ozzy Osbourne and Slash have teamed up to record a new track for the Velvet Revolver star's latest solo album.

24th April 2009

Quote: "It's more my wife's thing. I'm not really keen on TV, to be honest." Ozzy Osbourne isn't thrilled with his reality TV icon status.

2nd April 2009

Fact: Hugh Jackman and Ozzy Osbourne are set go head to head at the second annual Australia versus England Hollywood Ashes cricket match in May (09). A host of other celebrities and cricket legends are also expected to take part in the special Twenty20 game at Los Angeles' Woodley Cricket Field.

1st April 2009

Quote: "You know the way I'll go? Some bird with some rare virus is going to fly over my head. It's going to s**t on me and I'm going to melt on the floor." Ozzy Osbourne is convinced he'll die in some wacky way.

30th March 2009

Fact: SHARON and Ozzy Osbourne, RICKY LAKE and Cindy Crawford were among the stars who turned out to celebrate SIR Elton John's 62nd birthday on Saturday (28Mar09) night. The rocker hired out Hamlet restaurant in Los Angeles for the bash.

28th March 2009

Quote: "I've finally got round to a book but I can't remember anything. It's gonna be the thinnest book in the world." Ozzy Osbourne is struggling with his memoirs.

17th February 2009

Fact: Rocker Ozzy Osbourne is to be honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award at Revolver magazine's Golden Gods Awards in April (09). The prizegiving, which focuses solely on hard rock and heavy metal music, is the first of its kind in the U.S.

12th February 2009

Fact: Ozzy Osbourne has scrapped plans to stage his annual Ozzfest tour in 2009 so he can concentrate on a new album. Ozzfest was a one-off event in Texas last year (08), with appearances by Metallica, Serj Tankian, and Sevendust, as well as the former Black Sabbath frontman.

24th November 2008

Fact: Ozzy Osbourne and Fergie have recorded guest spots on rocker Slash's new solo album.

11th November 2008

Fact: Ozzy Osbourne is poking fun at his own slurred speech in a new TV ad for mobile phone company Samsung. In the ad, the heavy rocker attempts to converse with a barista, a taxi driver and a psychiatrist - and opts to text them with his Samsung Propel when they fail to understand him.

5th November 2008

Quote: "It's not GUNS N' ROSES any more. But good luck to them." Ozzy Osbourne believes the rockers' new LP CHINESE DEMOCRACY isn't a "comeback" album - because Axl Rose is the band's only remaining original member.

7th September 2008

Fact: Sting has joined fellow rockers Ozzy Osbourne and Jimi Hendrix as guitar playing characters in new video game GUITAR HERO WORLD TOUR. The former Police frontman performed DEMOLITION MAN during a motion-capture studio session, so computer artists could create a virtual image of the bass player/singer in action.

8th March 2008

Quote: "The one that comes to mind was a concept of the OSBOURNES and the OSMONDS in the same house. It didn't get very far, but I probably would have done it." Donny Osmond recalls a reality TV show pitch that would have seen his wholesome family living with rocker Ozzy Osbourne's riotous clan.

21st February 2008

Quote: "I love the house. We moved in there this past week... You feel you can see the trees go so high, you feel so secluded and it just feels like a vacation spot almost." Christina Aguilera on her new home, where she posed for a recent People magazine family photo spread. The Beverly Hills estate once belonged to Ozzy Osbourne and his family and was the setting for reality TV hit THE OSBOURNES.

19th February 2008

Quote: "For my wife to like him, he has got to be gay." Ozzy Osbourne questions Grace Kelly hitmaker Mika's sexuality.

19th February 2008

Quote: "Oh, I know Amy Winehouse. It is sad because that road that she is on is very, very sad. It took me a long time to get rid of my demons. Everyone takes this thing of rehab as a miracle cure, but it's hard." Rocker Ozzy Osbourne sympathises with the Back To Black singer's struggle to kick her drug habit.

28th November 2007

Quote: "If I did it, it'd be 'the movie where the guy did an Ozzy Osbourne'. Also, I don't have the sharpest of teeth." Christian Bale was reluctant to bite into a snake for his role in RESCUE DAWN - but gladly fed on a bowl of live maggots.

5th November 2007

Fact: Rocker Ozzy Osbourne is selling the quad bike which almost killed him at a Los Angeles auction in a bid to raise money for wife SHARON's cancer charity.

15th October 2007

Fact: Ozzy Osbourne has flowers delivered to his late guitarist RANDY RHOADS' grave every year on the anniversary of his death. Rhoads died on 19 March 1982.

27th September 2007

Quote: "They'll either quit the drugs and the alcohol or they'll die." Ozzy Osbourne fears the worst for troubled stars Britney Spears and Lindsay Lohan.

22nd September 2007

Fact: Ozzy Osbourne and Slash are among the heavy rock 'survivors' who will appear on a series of new addiction-recovery videos, released by the MusiCares organisation. The stars will share their lowest moments with others struggling with life and abuse issues.

8th September 2007

Fact: Rockers Ozzy Osbourne and Rob Zombie are teaming up to tour North America together between October (07) and January (08).

15th August 2007

Fact: Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne have bought a mansion in Hidden Hills, California for more than $10 million (GBP5 million) after selling their Beverly Hills property to singer Christina Aguilera.

13th August 2007

Fact: Actress Kate Capshaw's daughter JESSICA has sold her Hollywood Hills home to Ozzy Osbourne's daughter AIMEE.

3rd July 2007

Quote: He's my saviour. He made me nice. I was just a precocious brat when I met him. He made me nicer and it was all because he loved me." Sharon Osbourne hails her husband Ozzy.

22nd June 2007

Quote: "You can't drink booze with them because what they do is, they give you a boner (erection), but your blood pressure goes through the f**king roof." Ozzy Osbourne on his experiments with sex drug Viagra.

14th June 2007

Quote: "When I had my motorcycle accident, believe it or not, I went on this incredible journey in my head when I was in a coma. One of the places I went to was Dublin and I was in this bar drinking Guinness and there were all these little people in the bar, just like all that bulls**t they say about Ireland and its leprechauns." Prince of Darkness Ozzy Osbourne turned his accident pain into a dreamy pleasure.

13th June 2007

Quote: "I do watch what I eat these days, but I'll have a packet of M+Ms if I fancy it! Do I have someone pick out the red M+Ms? No, that's for f**king idiots." Rocker Ozzy Osbourne is low maintenance when it comes to his favourite candy.

8th June 2007

Quote: "I was on holiday in France once with my wife and I passed out and when I woke up my balls were really f**king itchy and when I looked down I saw that they'd shaved my nuts. That's stuck in my memory." Ozzy Osbourne recalls the worst prank his Black Sabbath bandmates ever pulled on him.

4th June 2007

Quote: "I would sit for hours daydreaming - 'wouldn't it be great if Paul MCCartney married my sister?'" Rocker Ozzy Osbourne had big plans for his sibling to wed THE Beatles star.

30th May 2007

Quote: "Every morning I would say, 'Today I'm not gonna do pills and dope.' And within an hour, I'd broken every f**cking promise." Rocker Ozzy Osbourne describes the courtship stage of his relationship with wife-of 25-years Sharon.

30th May 2007

Quote: "We have a f**king row every day. It's love and war." Wildman rocker Ozzy Osbourne explains the secret behind his marriage to wife Sharon, five weeks shy of the couple's 25th wedding anniversary.

29th May 2007

Quote: "Never heard of him. Is it Kylie's dad?" Rocker Ozzy Osbourne has no idea who pop star Dannii Minogue is.

28th May 2007

Quote: "At the beginning it was great fun but then it got really tiring. You'd get a creepy feeling there was a camera around you all the time even when there wasn't." Ozzy Osbourne on his hit reality TV show The Osbournes.

26th May 2007

Fact: Ozzy Osbourne and daughter KELLY will feature on the upcoming cover of skin art magazine International Tattoo Art.

22nd May 2007

Quote: "He's my kind of guy." Rocker Ozzy Osbourne feels a kinship with David Hasselhoff after watching the recently leaked video of the actor struggling to eat a hamburger while drunk and hurling expletives at his teenage daughter.

22nd May 2007

Quote: "That's my wife. She's f**king nuts." Ozzy Osbourne jokingly insists the decision to make entry to this year's (07) Ozzfest tour free is the responsibility of his wife Sharon.

21st May 2007

Quote: "Have you ever tried reading that thing? I wouldn't have wanted to have been alive in those days, when Adam lived to be, like 1,000 years old. I can't do it, being dyslexic. By the time I finished page one, I'd be dead." Rocker Ozzy Osbourne has no plans to finish reading the Bible.

7th March 2007

Fact: SHARON and Ozzy Osbourne paid tribute to tragic model/actress Anna Nicole Smith at her funeral in the Bahamas last week (02MAR07) by sending a wreath of daisies and roses that spelled 'Anna' to the burial site in Nassau.

6th March 2007

Quote: "It was murder. Jack had to get his monobrow tweezed, Dad wouldn't wear his shirt and I had an anxiety attack putting my dress on." Kelly Osbourne found getting ready for last month's (FEB07) Oscars ceremony with her father Ozzy and her brother JACK stressful.

24th January 2007

Quote: "My dad tries to secretly remove it from my mouth when I'm asleep and it makes me freak out." Kelly Osbourne's dad Ozzy wants her to stop sucking her thumb.

20th December 2006

Fact: SIR Elton John and comedian David Walliams were among the guests who bought children's presents to a Christmas party hosted by Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne in London last night (19DEC06). The gifts will be donated to kids' charities.

10th November 2006

Quote: "He's amazing, and, if this is anything to go by, he has a size 14 shoe." Sharon Osbourne boasts about husband Ozzy's manhood.

2nd November 2006

Fact: Rocker Ozzy Osbourne's wife SHARON spent approximately $300,000 (GBP167,000) on her last round of plastic surgery procedures, which included extensive liposuction.

26th October 2006

Quote: "I got it as a kid and it's never really disappeared " Ozzy Osbourne's son JACK makes excuses for why he still owns a copy of Simply Red's GREATEST HITS

13th July 2006

Quote: "Lipo my thighs. My legs are so chunky monkey!" Ozzy Osbourne's rocker wife SHARON, on her next dream plastic surgery procedure.

2nd May 2006

Fact: British rocker Ozzy Osbourne and boyband McFly are the latest stars to join the line-up for the Prince's Trust 30th Birthday concert on 20 May (06). The event will take place in London.

24th March 2006

Fact: Rocker Ozzy Osbourne's TV star wife SHARON is to make her stage debut when she appears in THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES next week (begs27MAR06).

15th March 2006

Quote: "If we'd have played as loud as we do play onstage there'd be f**king dead bodies in there now." Ozzy Osbourne jokes about why Black Sabbath didn't play live when they were inducted into the Rock + Roll Hall of Fame on Monday night (13MAR06).

7th March 2006

Quote: "I don't want Star Trek meets f**king Russia. I want it kind of, like, authentic - like Fiddler on the Roof meets f**king Phantom (OF THE OPERA)." Ozzy Osbourne has fixed plans for his RASPUTIN musical - he doesn't want it ruined by technology.

9th December 2005

Quote: <p>"My image is f**king bat-biting, pig, Alamo-urinating, drunken, drugged-out, f**king one brain-cell freak, you know." Rocker Ozzy Osbourne reflects on his gargantuan reputation. </p>

29th November 2005

Quote: <p>"Why? Are people mad? Go to your local mental hospital. You'll get better parents than us there." Ozzy Osbourne after being told he and wife SHARON had been voted people's favourite fantasy parents in a newspaper poll. </p>

2nd November 2005

Quote: <p>"That's the only night I stay in. Every other night's Hallowe'en for me." Ozzy Osbourne has the night off every 31 October (05). </p>

23rd September 2005

Quote: <p>"Who the f**k is Colin Farrell?" Ozzy Osbourne reacts to reports the Irish actor may play him in a movie biopic. </p>

13th September 2005

Quote: <p>"If you said, 'Tattoo your eyeball or go shopping with your wife,' I'd f**king stick the needle in my eye." Ozzy Osbourne hates hitting the shops with his wife SHARON. </p>

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