Kelly Osbourne

Biography

Kelly Osbourne (born 27.10.1984) is an English singer, actress and TV personality who was brought to public attention when her family starred in the TV reality show The Osbournes.

Childhood

Kelly Osbourne is the daughter of rock singer Ozzy Osbourne, the former lead singer of Black Sabbath and Sharon Osbourne, Ozzy's wife and manager. Sharon Osbourne also hosts her own TV chat show as well as appearing as a judge on the talent show Pop Idol.

Kelly has an older sister, Aimee, who declined the offer of appearing in The Osbournes and a younger brother Jack. She has a half-sister, Jessica Hobbs and a half-brother, Louis John Osbourne, from Ozzy's first marriage. Sharon and Ozzy also adopted Robert Marcato when his mother died.

Kelly lived in over 20 different homes when she was growing up, as she travelled with her father when he was touring with his band.

Career

Along with Sharon, Ozzy and Jack, Kelly was propelled into the spotlight when MTV aired their reality show, The Osbournes. The show chronicled the day-to-day life of a dysfunctional family. Kelly was portrayed in the show as foul-mouthed and wickedly honest.

Kelly used the success of the show to launch her own music career. She released a cover of Madonna's 'Papa Don't Preach,' a nod to the now famous relationship she has with her own father.

The album Shut Up! Was released in 2002, but sales were disappointing. Bad critical reviews led to her being dropped by Epic Records in 2003.

However, later that year, Sanctuary Records released a duet between Kelly and Ozzy, of 'Changes,' and old Black Sabbath song. The song reached number one in the UK charts.

In 2007, she was awarded the role of Mama Morton in the West End musical, Chicago. She was forced to pull out of the final performance of the play, due to a back injury. She is the youngest actress every to have played the part. Much speculation was made about the apparent airbrushing of the promotional shots for the play, which appeared to make Kelly look significantly slimmer than she actually is.

In 2006, Kelly was asked to present a spin-off of a popular UK reality TV show, I'm a Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here Now!

One-off presenting gigs and appearances include the 2002 MTV Movie Awards, Top Of The Pops Saturday, the 2003 MTV Europe Music Awards, Popworld, The Friday Night Project, and Radio 1's Zane Lowe show. She was also one of the judges on 2006's Making Your Mind Up.

Personal Life

Kelly has had a public spat with singer Christina Aguilera, calling her a 'fat cow' and making disparaging remarks about her singing style. Ironically, Aguilera bought the Osbournes' mansion from them.

In 2004, Kelly was admitted to rehab, for addiction to painkillers. A year later she relapsed and checked into another drug treatment centre.



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Having unceremoniously quit ‘Fashion Police’ at the end of last week after filming just seven episodes, Kathy Griffin has said in a new interview that it was a mistake to take the job in the first place.

The 54 year old comedienne was interviewed on SiriusXM’s ‘Howard Stern Show’ on Monday, and she was quite candid about her regrets regarding the appointment to the E! show. “Well, I probably shouldn’t have taken the gig,” she said.

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Sources working closely with E!'s Fashion Police have claimed the network is considering cancelling the show. The rumours come after two of the Fashion Police hosts, Kelly Osbourne and Kathy Griffin, suddenly departed the show in less than a month. One source, speaking to RadarOnline, further claimed host Giuliana Rancic was a contributing factor in both hosts' decisions to leave.

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Former ‘Fashion Police’ panelist Kelly Osbourne has finally opened up about her exit from the E! series during an appearance on CBS daytime show, ‘The Talk’. The 30 year old left the series last month, following the controversy surrounding co-host Giuliana Rancic’s remarks about singer Zendaya’s dreadlocked hair at the Oscars.

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Kelly appeared alongside her mother, panelist Sharon Osbourne, on the talk show Tuesday morning where she described her time on the E! series as “the five best working years of my life.”

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She may have left ‘Fashion Police’ because of her co-star’s now infamous remarks about Zendaya Coleman’s hair, but it turns out that this may have simply been the last straw for Kelly Osbourne. Reports indicate that she had been unhappy about the general direction of the show for some time.

An unnamed source told the New York Post’s Page Six column that, while co-host Giuliana Rancic and the E! network's failure to handle the fallout of those comments properly was a factor, 30 year old Osbourne was unhappy without her friend Joan Rivers, who passed away last September, to present the show with any more.

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Kelly Osbourne quit 'Fashion Police' last week

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With Kelly Osbourne leaving Fashion Police this year, rumours are already rampant about who will replace the former host on the job. While the rumours are flying about when, how and why exactly Osbourne is quitting/was fired from the show, some prominent voices (Us Weekly) have boosted the names of Khloe Kardashian and NeNe Leaks, among others, for the job.

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Picture - Terri Seymour, Giggy and Kelly... West Hollywood California United States, Saturday 31st January 2015

Terri Seymour, Giggy and Kelly Osbourne - 'Extra' correspondant Terri Seymour's baby shower at Pump Lounge - West Hollywood, California, United States - Saturday 31st January 2015

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Lee Adams

I hope Kelly is feeling better after her seizure incident

2 years 2 weeks ago
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alice mckin

well done Kelly you are the first person thats had the guts to say that having had a weight problem all my life i have had the very experience's you have had it is so refreshing to find someone who has had the same you give me hope thank's

7 years 2 months ago
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debo9091

I LOVE KELLY HER MUSIC IS AWESOME,BUT I THINK SHE SHOULD DO MORE SONGS WITH OZZY.YOU CAN SEE HOW MUCH SHE LOVES HER DAD,IT WOULD ALWAYS BE A TREASURE TO HAVE MORE SONGS WITH OZZY. I HAVE HER CD WITH CHANGES I PLAY IT EVERY DAY,WHEN I SAW HER AND OZZY SING THE SONG ON THE SHARON OSBOURNE SHOW I WENT OUT AND BOUGHT IT,JUST THE LOVE BETWEEN THEM THIS IS THE BEST CD I EVER BOUGHT.IM SO HAPPY YOU DONE IT. THANK'S DEBORAH

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thedane

i would like to say first that i have seen almost every episode of the osbournes at every time i have seen kelly my haerth goes faster. Becuase she is my kind og girl a rebel an look know, waoow for girl or should i say woman. Anybody else can say what they want but i think she is very cute an hot. special at the pic from the batman premiere

6 years 8 months ago
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nishidance

Kelly you and your family are true beautiful starBest wishes and lots of love alwaysxXx

8 years 6 months ago
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Mr Osbourne

Kelly Osbourne is amazing and gorgeous. Kelly is doing a lot of work for young people, so the media should stop writing nasty articles about her, as she is not "a fat brat" like some losers think.I'd like to wish Kelly well for her fashion show in April 08.

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