Osbourne Gives Sharon Permission To 'Pull The Plug'

OZZY OSBOURNE has instructed his wife SHARON to "pull the plug" on him if he ever falls into a coma - because he wouldn't want to live in a vegetative state.
The former Black Sabbath rocker has called his survival into his 60s a "medical miracle" after years of hard partying and a near-fatal quad bike accident in 2003.
But the 61 year old admits he would want his partner to turn off his life support system if he ever suffered extreme brain damage and could no longer care for himself.
In his health column for Britain's Sunday Times magazine, he writes, "I've always told Sharon, 'If I become one of my vegetables (sic), you have my permission to pull the plug.' People say that's going against God, but being a doctor is going against God, isn't it? If you've got a headache, it ain't God who reaches down and gives you the aspirin."
Osbourne reveals he agrees with euthanasia activist Dr. Jack Kevorkian's controversial practices - but thinks strict regulations need to be established before doctors can commit 'mercy killings'.
He adds, "To a certain degree, I can understand Kevorkian when he says doctors should be able to help their patients top themselves. But knowing America the way I do, if it became legal, someone would end up doing a deal: y'know, 'If you pop my nan, I'll give you 25 per cent of the inheritance' kind of thing. There are certain doctors over here - anywhere, probably - who'd kill you for 10 grand. Then you'd have aged relatives who'd feel pressured into taking the death juice 'cause they wouldn't want to be a burden. So I'd want there to be some kind of process, not just squeeze-this-trigger-and-you're-gone, see ya."


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I cerainly agree with the great Ozzy i myself would not want to be a burden to a loved one its not fair to them to care of someone who cant take care of them selves
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my dear beloved ozzy-dont worry about who is gonna pull the plug on this side-theres a long line here if you need em-{god,devil.,accidents-health sharon-your kids etcc.but trust me sign some one up to be sure they plug you back in when you get to the other side-if you go first before me then you may have to wait -but trust me as soon as i get to the other side ill look you up and plug your soul back in -thats free of charge baby boy-oh maybe one thing-a song would do me good-like mama im comin home-while we carve up stones-see you on the other side-youll remember me[the girl with brown eyes at front side of thomas and mack -n las vegas-you did me right that night the least i can do is bring you back-in paradise-my knees will still shake-when you open your eyes-but ill always remember seeing your soul that night -and it was good-lookin into your baby blues-i knew you were with god not satan-good act-they bought it-i never did-ieven got in free that night-i said i was with the press-i did work for newspaper-but it was in sales-so i did have an id for the review journal-your backstage crew bought it-i was in-then your roddy told me to go out front-if i wanted to see ozzy-i believed him-you did come out-thats were the miracle occured-believe in god-he will come out-and then the miracle-nooooo-when he comes out thats the miracle-one needs no more then that-believe this what i say i will plug you back in some day-just in case you need not worry-im sure thers millions who would do this for you too-so your covered -have you got a bloody fag-i sure i hope im allowed to smoke on the other side-brown eyes over and out-im not even british-but i did meet alot over seas in berlin germany-and they tought me how to ask for a cig even in brit-to some it all up-were still smokin-it didnt kill us yet-stay young in you mind as well as your heart-and you may live eternally-
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I'm confused. Isn't Ozzy already unable to care for himself?
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I agree and have always thought there should be regulations. He is correct about some of the scenarios he has thrown out there, some of which I had never even considered. Props to Ozzy \,,/
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Ozzy I seen you perform from the east coast to the west coast. Met you at staples center and have not missed a tour since 1978. I met Sharon down at Frisco TX hanging out with the bands back stage. Your music and lyrics get me through. We need you here Ozzy here on earth dont think your going @#%$ing nowhere to soon man cause you inspire people around the globe. The day you die will be black and there is enough black now so keep on $#&@ing rocking my friend. @$%# that plug.
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I LOVE OZZY DONT GET ME WRONG BUT TO USE VEGETATIVE STATE VEGESTABLE AND BRAIN DAMAGE IN THE SAME STORY ABOUT OZZY IS KIND OF IRONIC DONT YOU THINK IN THE GREAT WORDS OF THE OZ MAN ..BLUM RNH LAND RJROIT. GET WHAT IM SAY N BUT BOY CAN HE SING..
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