Ozzy Osbourne has expressed regret for his various infidelities in a new interview with GQ for his Men of the Year issue.
The Black Sabbath frontman, 71, admitted he had done ‘outrageous things’ in his life, but expressed his ‘regrets’ for cheating on his wife Sharon, 68.
The singer also expressed hope for the future of the relationship and said he was back to his ways in the interview, which was released on Thursday.
Bad weather: Ozzy Osbourne, 71, opened up about his past infidelities and said he regretted their impact on his wife Sharon in an interview released Thursday with GQ; seen together in 2013
Ozzy (real name John Osbourne) looked into his marriage after interviewer Tim Jonze asked him what he regretted about his past.
“I’ve done some pretty outrageous things in my life. I regret having cheated on my wife. I don’t do it anymore, ”he admitted.
“ I had my reality check and I’m lucky it hasn’t left me. I’m not proud of it.
The heavy metal singer also claimed he was torn about his affairs with other women.
“I was pissed off at myself. But I broke his heart, he helps.
Lucky: “I’ve done some pretty outrageous things in my life. I regret having cheated on my wife. I don’t do it anymore, ”he admitted. “I’m lucky she hasn’t left me. I’m not proud of this’
Marital dispute: The Black Sabbath singer split from Sharon in May 2016, apparently over an affair with his hairstylist Michelle Pugh; photographed in 2015
The Paranoid singer’s reality check appeared to be his 2016 split from Sharon, which followed reports that he had an affair with his hairstylist, Michelle Pugh.
The two separated in May of that year, but Sharon revealed in her July series The Talk that she forgave him.
She said their separation was ‘very harsh’ but downplayed it by calling him ‘a romantic jerk’.
“He is very embarrassed and ashamed of his behavior,” she said, before adding that she had forgiven him.
“ It’s going to take a long time to be trusted but we’ve been together for 36 years, 34 years of marriage … I just can’t think of my life without him. ”
More: Sharon later forgave him publicly on his series The Talk, although she told The Telegraph in 2017 that he slept with six women, not just one; seen together in january in LA
In 2017, Sharon shared more information about Ozzy’s alliances in an interview with The Telegraph, including his claim that he slept with more women than just his barber before their split.
“There wasn’t just one woman; there were six.
‘A fucking Russian teen … then a masseuse in England … our masseuse here [in LA]… And then our cook.
“ Basically if you’re a woman rubbing your back on Ozzy or a food cart, God help you, ” she added on a lighter note.
The TV host also revealed that she found out about the affair when Ozzy accidentally emailed her to one of her lovers.
Ozzy has been married to Sharon since 1982 and they share three children: Kelly, 36, Jack, 35, and Aimee, 37, who have avoided much of the limelight by choosing not to appear in the TV series. family reality.
The singer also has three older children from his first marriage to Thelma Riley from 1971 to 1982, including Jessica Osbourne, 48, and Louis Osbourne, 48.
He also adopted his wife’s son, Elliot Kingsley, 54.
Go strong: Ozzy has been married to Sharon since 1982, and they share three children: Kelly, 36, Jack, 35, and Aimee, 37, who was not on The Osbournes; seen in 1985
Aftermath: Elsewhere in the interview, Ozzy complained that Kelly and Jack were introduced to drugs because of their fame in the reality TV series; seen together in 2015
Elsewhere in his interview with GQ, Ozzy complained about the price his family paid for filming four seasons of The Osbournes for MTV.
“After three years of filming the kids were all high on drugs Sharon was battling cancer so I said to the family, ‘Do you want to continue? And they said, ‘No’, so we shot him, ‘he explained.
When asked if he blames the show for his children’s drug problems, the singer suggested that others might have wanted to introduce them to illegal substances because of their fame.
“ These were children who were taken to bars and clubs and given pills, etc. In the end, Jack was trying to get sober. I was trying to get sober, ”he admitted.