November 3, 2007 |
You would think that Ozzy Osbourne would be a hard man to offend, but Sheriff Paul D. Laney of Cass County, N.D., had the heavy metal icon crying foul this week. Osbourne performed in concert Monday night in Fargo, and Laney used the occasion for a stealth operation to arrest 40 people wanted on outstanding warrants.
October 9, 2007 |
Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne are doing some housecleaning. The 58-year-old rocker and his wife are selling art, furniture and collectibles from their homes in Malibu, Beverly Hills and England. The Nov. 30 auction will also feature items from their MTV reality show, "The Osbournes," including son Jack Osbourne's black leather bed and a cast-iron crucifix that adorned Ozzy's den in various episodes. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Sharon Osbourne Colon Cancer Foundation.
July 29, 2007 |
LAST week, Lindsay Lohan's substance abuse troubles began to look intractable. But Hollywood's full of back-from-the-brink stories. Cases in point: Drew Barrymore: When most kids are getting braces, "E.T.'s" tow-headed star was drinking, smoking pot and snorting cocaine. But Barrymore, 32, has grown into a super-producer with her production company Flower Films, and last year she earned one of the highest salaries per movie. Robert Downey Jr.
July 6, 2006 |
"LILLY! Lilly! Lilly! Lilly! Lilly! Lilly! Lilly! Lilly! Lilly! Lilly!" The voice is high-pitched, very English and squeals with affection. It belongs to Sharon Osbourne, calling out to one of her 16 miniature dogs, this one a fuzzy "teacup" Maltese, with elegant white fur to match Osbourne's white lace dress. "This is a Rottweiler in disguise from the Taliban," she says in a squeaky teasing voice, lifting the animal.
December 23, 2004 |
Stolen gold and silver discs won by Ozzy Osbourne's band Black Sabbath were recovered in England after thieves dumped them behind trash cans. The discs were reported missing last week after a burglary at the home of Osbourne's former manager Patrick Meehan, in Edenbridge, Kent, southeast England. Kent police said an anonymous tip led them to the eight discs, found Wednesday in a plastic bag dumped behind recycling bins.
November 24, 2004 |
Heavy metal rocker turned reality TV star Ozzy Osbourne and his wife, Sharon, spoke Tuesday of their distress after a burglar stole valuable jewelry from their English country mansion. The thief, who was unsuccessfully tackled by Ozzy as he raided the house early Monday morning, made off with items including wedding rings, gem-encrusted watches, necklaces and a rare 24-carat sapphire, the couple and police said.
May 19, 2004 |
British heavy metal pioneers Black Sabbath will reunite for the first time since 2001 for Ozzfest, which begins July 10 in Hartford, Conn., a spokeswoman for the annual road show said Tuesday. Ozzfest co-founder and headliner Ozzy Osbourne will revisit such hard-rocking classics as "War Pigs" and "Paranoid" along with guitarist Tony Iommi and bassist Terry "Geezer" Butler. But original drummer Bill Ward will be replaced by Mike Bordin, who backs Osbourne on his solo gigs. From Reuters
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April 3, 2004 |
The state medical board is investigating a complaint that Dr. David A. Kipper, a Beverly Hills physician with a celebrity clientele, overprescribed addictive drugs to rock star Ozzy Osbourne. Authorities have asked Kipper to turn over copies of Osbourne's medical records and have scheduled a meeting with the British singer and his wife, Sharon, according to people familiar with the probe.
February 20, 2004 |
Heavy metal rocker Ozzy Osbourne said Thursday that he feared he might not be able to perform again after an accident on an all-terrain vehicle late last year that left him in a coma for eight days. "In my left shoulder I have a piece of metal approximately that long, that deep and screws in," Osbourne said on ABC's "Primetime" television show, which was to be broadcast Thursday evening. "And I'm really frightened that I won't be able to perform again 'cause that's the love of my life."