Ozzy Osbourne believed he was dying and his family were trying to hide it from him after surgery
Ozzy Osbourne has revealed he believed that he was dying and his family were trying to hide it from him after undergoing excruciating spine surgery.
The Black Sabbath rocker, 71, has endured the flu, had multiple hospitalisations, neck surgery, and has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in recent years.
Ozzy said he was in so much pain during a recent surgery on his back that he was convinced the end was in sight.
Speaking to SiriusXM, Ozzy said: 'I'm not back to 100 percent. I'm about 75 percent there, but it's such a slow recovery.
'Spine surgery is bad news, man. I've been in such a bad state with pain; I'm still having a lot of pain.
'There was a point I was convinced that I was dying. I was in that much discomfort and pain and misery. I thought they were all hiding it from me.
"I remember saying to [wife] Sharon, "You've gotta level with me. Is it worse than you're making it out [to be]?" She says, 'No."
Ozzy has been married to Sharon, 67, since 1982 and the couple share children Aimee, 36, Kelly, 35 and Jack, 34.
He is also father to Louis, Jessica and Elliot from his first marriage to Thelma Riley.
Ozzy is on the journey to recovery from the surgery and revealed he has stopped taking his pain medication.
In January this year, the singer revealed that he has Parkin 2 - a form of Parkinson's which he said ...
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