News | Entertainment
16 Jan 2021 9:55
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Days of Xmas
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Entertainment

    Ozzy Osbourne doesn't "understand" the hype surrounding his family's reality show

    The Black Sabbath rocker can't believe their reality show, 'The Osbournes' - which ran for three years in the early 2000s - was so popular but by the end of it, he "ended up going f****** nuts"


    He said: "I don’t understand what people saw in it. It wasn’t scripted. Not like ['Keeping Up With The] Kardashians'. I find it hard to believe that’s not scripted.

    "But we just had a camera crew in our house 24/7, 365 days a year, and you end up going f****** nuts! You can’t run off. And after three years of filming it the kids were all on drugs, Sharon was battling cancer and so I said to the family, ‘Do we want to carry on?’ and they said, ‘No’, so we pulled it."

    The 71-year-old star doesn't regret the show though as it gave him and his family - wife Sharon, daughter Kelly, 36, and son Jack, 35 - a "different level of fame" like Beatlemania.

    He added: "I’m glad we did it because we reached a different level of fame. But it was like Beatlemania. It wasn’t fun. I remember going to a McDonald’s to use the bathroom and everyone started chasing me around the car park. I was freaked out."

    Whilst he doesn't regret the show, Ozzy admits he has done "some pretty outrageous things" in his life and his biggest regret is cheating on his wife.

    Speaking to GQ magazine, he shared: "I’ve done some pretty outrageous things in my life. I regret cheating on my wife. I don’t do it anymore. I got my reality check and I’m lucky she didn’t leave me. I’m not proud of that. I was pissed off with myself. But I broke her heart."

    © 2021 Bang Showbiz, NZCity


     Other Entertainment News
     16 Jan: LeToya Luckett and Tommicus Walker have announced they are to divorce
     16 Jan: Victoria Beckham was inspired to "step away" from the Spice Girls by Sir Elton John
     16 Jan: Anderson Cooper realised he was "different" when he was seven years old
     16 Jan: Mary J. Blige celebrated her 50th birthday with an all-day "surprise" virtual party
     16 Jan: Chadwick Boseman's widow paid a moving tribute to the late actor as she accepted his posthumous Tribute Prize at the 2021 Gotham Awards
     16 Jan: Martha Stewart "waited in line" to receive the coronavirus vaccine
     16 Jan: 'The Undoing' took both a physical and mental toll on Nicole Kidman
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    Auckland's Waitemata Harbour is expected to be packed with spectators today, for the Prada's Cup More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    Record high prices for fruit and vegetables are a reminder to look for what's in season...to get the best value More...



     Today's News

    Living & Travel:
    A step in the right direction for the Cook Islands, with travellers from Rarotonga soon fly into New Zealand without the need for quarantine 9:47

    Sailing:
    Sir Ben Ainslie's keeping grounded following INEOS Team UK's impressive start to the Prada Cup Challenger Series 9:37

    Entertainment:
    LeToya Luckett and Tommicus Walker have announced they are to divorce 9:36

    Law and Order:
    Three men have been arrested in Napier after a series of burglaries targeting building materials 9:26

    Entertainment:
    Victoria Beckham was inspired to "step away" from the Spice Girls by Sir Elton John 9:06

    International:
    China warns citizens not to go home for Lunar New Year amid new COVID-19 outbreaks 8:46

    Entertainment:
    Anderson Cooper realised he was "different" when he was seven years old 8:36

    Basketball:
    The championship favourites have made a massive statement on the opening night of the Australian basketball league 8:16

    Motoring:
    Fire investigators are picking through what's left of a BP service station in Napier 8:06

    Entertainment:
    Mary J. Blige celebrated her 50th birthday with an all-day "surprise" virtual party 8:06


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2021 New Zealand City Ltd