Ozzy Osbourne Says ‘the Kids Paid For’ Reality TV Fame on ‘The Osbournes’

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Ozzy Osbourne has been a key figure in the world of reality TV.

Before the Kardashians of the Real Housewives, the hit show The Osbournes gave us a look at the mellow dad Osbourne could be off the stage. 

After years of being away from the TV cameras, Osbourne is a little hesitant to return to the small screen.

While the BBC is bringing back The Osbournes, Osbourne himself is opening up about how nervous he was about returning saying,

I don’t know how The Kardashians have done it for so long – it sent us crazy at the end. There is rock and roll fame, which is pretty intense, but that Osbourne level was just unbelievable. The kids paid for it. They all ended up doing drugs. Jack got clean and sober on that show, Kelly messed up on that show, I was messed up and Sharon got cancer.”

Although Osbourne doesn’t regret going through with the original show’s run, he understood that his home life would get out of hand if it kept going saying,

“I am not sorry I did it, but after three or four years I said, ‘Do you know what, we’re going to lose somebody because it is getting too crazy.’”

While the new series follows Osbourne’s struggles to get back to touring, he is ready to hit the stage saying,

“I am determined to be back on stage even if I am nailed to a board with wheels on it. I still have a lot in the tank. I’m still in recovery, and I have a goal. And my goal is to get back on stage. It’s the driving force in me. I miss my audience, my crew, my band. I miss doing gigs.”

Even if the road to recovery will be hard to watch on television, it will all be worth it to see the Prince of Darkness back in action.

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