It’s been reported today that Jack Osbourne – who is of course the son of TV personality Sharon Osbourne and rock star Ozzy – has been ditched by a US TV network after they learned that he’d been diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis.
Jack made the shocking revelation while appearing on The Talk, an American chat show that features Sharon on the celebrity panel.
He explained, “I had booked a job, right when I got diagnosed, and the company didn’t think I could actually perform the job.
“Out of everything, that’s what has really ticked me off the most because it’s like, ‘Don’t tell me what I can and cannot do’.
“At no point did they call me. It was all through agents and lawyers — I was offended by it.”
Sharon caustically added, “It was a really nice email…” Read more & comment »
Yesterday, while appearing on US chat show The Talk – where she’s a regular panellist – Sharon Osbourne broke down and wept while discussing the revelation that her son Jack has multiple sclerosis.
26 year old Jack learned the news of his illness just weeks after his daughter Pearl was born to his fiancé Lisa Stelly.
When asked how Jack is, Sharon became emotional and said, “He’s great – he’s doing really, really good and I want to thank everyone for all their texts and goodwill and love they send to us.”
Co-host Julie Chen – who presents the US version of Big Brother – also fought back tears as she remarked that Jack is, “an amazing guy; he’s very courageous.”
Sharon added, “I really believe that vibes of prayer help, and what I’m doing right now is not helping because I’m just feeling sorry for myself, and that’s no good… Read more & comment »