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Ozzy Osbourne denies split rumors, admits drinking, drug use

April 16, 2013|By Christie D'Zurilla

Ozzy Osbourne has denied those split rumors, but he appears to have taken a ride on the crazy train once again — at least for a little while.

The rocker took to Facebook on Monday night with his side of the story.

"For the last year and a half I have been drinking and taking drugs," he wrote. "I was in a very dark place and was [a jerk] to the people I love most, my family. However, I am happy to say that I am now 44 days sober."

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Ozzy, 64, infamously used drugs heavily for decades but got sober in his early 50s.

"Just to set the record straight, Sharon and I are not divorcing. I’m just trying to be a better person," he continued.

"I would like to apologize to Sharon, my family, my friends and my band mates for my insane behavior during this period………and my fans."

Sharon, who's reportedly been living separately from Ozzy, hit Cabo San Lucas over the weekend for a getaway, TMZ reported. One source told the site the couple has taken a break like this in the past but still stayed together.

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And after son Jack Osbourne tweeted bull on all the rumors over the weekend, daughter Kelly Osbourne appeared to be telling the world to get out of her family's face with a Twitter post on Tuesday quoting Benjamin Franklin:

"He that blows the coals in quarrels that he has nothing to do with, has no right to complain if the sparks fly in his face."

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