While plenty of metal artists either reject Satan outright or do anything they can to curry the Dark One’s favor, Ozzy Osbourne has always stood firmly in the middle of the road. On the one hand, rock’s Prince of Darkness spent most of the ’80s trying to dissuade parents from suing his record company because their kids listened to “Crazy Train” and started wearing a lot of black. On the other, Ozzy’s never missed a chance to flash the horns and stick out his tongue when the act will get him applause and/or gasps of horror. And now, according to a recent interview, Ozzy claims that he didn’t get COVID thanks to the help of the Devil Himself.
In a new interview with Metal Hammer, Ozzy discusses how his wife Sharon and daughter Kelly both got COVID-19, but he managed to avoid the virus. His secret? An eternal allegiance with the lord of all bloodshed, obviously.
“My wife had the virus; my daughter had the virus and I never got it,” said Ozzy. “Being a devil worshipper does have its good points!”