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Sharon Osbourne (born 9.10.1952) Sharon Osbourne is married to rock singer Ozzy Osbourne. Though Sharon was known in the music industry as Ozzy's manager, she rose to prominence in the public eye when The Osbournes was shown on MTV: a reality show that tracked her family's lives.

Childhood & Parents: Sharon Osbourne was raised in Brixton, London. Her father, Don Arden, was a music promoter. Don was Jewish and Sharon's mother, Hope Arden, was a Roman Catholic.

Sharon Osbourne's relationships with both her mother and father have both been fraught. Sharon has publicly stated that her father was a violent man and that she regularly saw him brandishing weapons and firearms as a means to intimidate people. When Don managed Black Sabbath, he sacked Ozzy from the group. Resenting his daughter's relationship with Ozzy, he set dogs on her when she was pregnant and she suffered a miscarriage as a result. Sharon did not speak to Don for 20 years. They were reunited in 2001 and Don appeared in The Osbournes.

Hope Arden was involved in a serious car accident, which Sharon believes changed her mother's personality and she was apparently unaffected by her mother's death.

Ozzy & The Kids: Sharon met Ozzy when she was 17 and working for her father, who managed Ozzy's band at the time. When Don fired Ozzy from Black Sabbath, Sharon became both his partner and his manager, launching a successful solo career for him.

Sharon and Ozzy married in Hawaii in 1982. The turbulent nature of their early years together has been widely reported. Sharon was once arrested for drink-driving and the pair were physically violent, with Ozzy once knocking out Sharon's front teeth, whilst she has thrown a full bottle of drink at his head. In 1989, Ozzy was arrested for her attempted murder. He tried to strangle her whilst under the influence of drugs and alcohol.

Sharon and Ozzy have had three children together, Aimee, Kelly and Jack. In 2002, they adopted Robert Marcato, a friend of Aimee and Kelly's, after his mother died of cancer.

In 2002, Sharon herself was diagnosed with cancer, which spread to her lymph nodes. She battled a 33% chance of survival and beat the disease and has since donated much time and money to cancer treatment and research.

Music Management Career: Sharon Osbourne is widely credited for the success of Ozzfest, the summer touring festival, featuring Ozzy Osbourne. The festival celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2006 and is recognized for helping to launch the careers of the likes of Slipknot, Marilyn Manson and Limp Bizkit.

Sharon has also managed Coal Chamber and, briefly, Smashing Pumpkins. She resigned from that role, claiming that Billy Corgan was making her sick. She has reportedly turned down requests for career guidance from Courtney Love and Guns N' Roses.

TV Work: The Osbournes, the MTV reality show, brought a huge amount of media attention to Sharon and her family and is credited for bringing Ozzy out of the shadows of heavy metal music and into mainstream culture's consciousness. The show began airing in 2002 and ended in 2005 and earned MTV its highest viewings figures in Britain and the US.

Following the success of the Osbournes, Sharon hosted her own talk show, The Sharon Osbourne Show, shown in the States and the UK. In the show, she tried to recreate the homely atmosphere of the reality show and conducted interviews on a giant bed. The show lasted for one season, following bad reviews and low ratings.

Sharon Osbourne was chosen by Simon Cowell to appear as a judge on the talent contest show The X-Factor between 2004-7. She also appeared on the spin-off show The X-Factor: Battle of the Stars. Appearing on the show was Rebecca Loos, who had recently claimed to have had an affair with footballer David Beckham. Being good friends with Beckham's wife, Victoria, Sharon publicly humiliated Rebecca Loos, who took a great deal of convincing to stay in the show. She has also appeared alongside David Hasselhoff and Piers Morgan as a judge on America's Got Talent.

In the Sunday Times Rich List 2006, Sharon Osbourne was ranked 44th in the list of the richest women in Britain.



Biography by Contactmusic.com

Kelly Osbourne Reveals Ozzy Overdosed On Pills While Sharon Was Battling Cancer


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Kelly Osbourne has revealed that her father Ozzy took an overdose of pills after learning that his wife Sharon had suffered a seizure during her cancer treatments.

In her upcoming book There Is No F**cking Secret: Letters From A Badass Bitch, Kelly writes that Ozzy ended up being rushed to hospital in the same ambulance as his wife, after downing a handful of pills and washing them down with vodka.

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Sia Pens A Song For Saara Alto


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Sia has penned a song for 'The X Factor' runner-up Saara Alto.

The 41-year-old singer-songwriter is reportedly set to feature on the talent show's runner-up's future album after the 29-year-old Finnish star has recently signed a five-album international record contract with Sony Music UK and Sony Music Finland.

The brunette beauty revealed the news of her collaboration with the 'Chandelier' hitmaker to The Sun newspaper, she said: ''I'm now working with some of the best songwriters in the world and Sia has written a song that has been given to me.''

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Matt Terry Crowned This Year's 'X Factor' Winner


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Matt Terry has been crowned the winner of this year’s ‘x factor’.

The 23-year-old waiter, who was competed as part of Nicole Scherzinger's Boys' category, beat Finnish singer Saara Aalto, to claim the title on Sunday evening.

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Sharon Osbourne Congratulates Cheryl And Liam On First 'X Factor' Baby


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Sharon Osbourne has offered her congratulations to Cheryl and Liam Payne, saying the couple are expecting the first ‘X Factor’ baby’.

Cheryl and Liam first met on the talent show way back in 2008, when Cheryl was a judge and Liam was just a 14-year-old wannabe popstar. After years of friendship, the couple began dating at the end of last year.

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Sharon Osbourne Forgets Lines In Another 'X Factor' Gaffe


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Sharon Osbourne made another live gaffe on ‘The X Factor’ this weekend, appearing to forget her own lines as she prepared to announce which act she was sending home.

On Sunday night’s episode (November 27th), Sharon was seen holding up a cue card to the camera that had presumably been placed on her desk, out of shot, containing the words she was being instructed to say.

“The name of the act I am sending home is,” the sheet of paper read, with the last two words underlined to remind the judge to emphasise them.

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Simon Cowell Saves Honey G On 'The X Factor', But He Still Doesn't Think She Can Win


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Simon Cowell angered ‘x factor’ viewers again on Sunday night when he chose to save ‘novelty act’ Honey G over singer Ryan Lawrie.

The music mogul later explained his controversial decision on spin-off show ‘Xtra Factor’, where he also revealed he doesn't believe Honey can win the show.

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'X Factor' Branded A "Fix" Again, After Honey G Already Has Song Lined Up For Next Week


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This year’s ‘x factor’ has once again been accused of being fixed after Honey G said she already had an ‘amazing track’ ready for next week, minutes after hearing the theme.

On Sunday night’s show Ant and Dec spun the jukebox wheel from the set of ‘I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here’, with Movie Week being selected as the theme.

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'X Factor's' Honey G Reveals Past Drug Use


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x factor’ contestant Honey G has opened up about her past drug use, admitting to taking ecstasy and cocaine as well as smoking marijuana.

Speaking to The Sun, Honey, real name Anna Georgette Gilford, said that personal troubles led her to stray into drug addiction.

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Controverisal X Factor Finalist Honey G Has Received Death Threats As She Lives To Sing Another Day


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This year’s X Factor has been one of the programmes most controversial with rap artist Honey G proving to be the novelty act of the series that nobody can shift. However, despite the public outcry at the fact Honey G is still in the competition, it seems a few people have taken it too far with the finalist even receiving death threats online.

Sharon OsbourneSharon's contestant, Honey G, has been receiving death threats as her talents continue to divide viewers

Honey G, 35, lived to sing another day this weekend (Sat 30 October) and talented songstress Gifty Louise was axed with her mentor Simon even (accidentally) calling his own act’s name to go home.

Continue reading: Controverisal X Factor Finalist Honey G Has Received Death Threats As She Lives To Sing Another Day

50 Cent Defends 'X Factor's' Honey G After Some Viewers Brand Act 'Racist'


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Rapper 50 Cent has defended ‘X Factor’ contestant Honey G, whose act has been branded ‘racist’ by some viewers.

The 35-year-old, whose real name is Anna Georgette Gilford, has become this year’s most controversial contestant, thanks to her take on a number of rap tracks.

But 50 has hit back at accusations that Honey G is ‘appropriating black culture’ or making a mockery of rap and hip hop, by saying that anyone who thinks the act is racist doesn't ‘know what racism really is’.

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Sharon Osbourne arrives at Fountain studios for x factor rehearsals ahead of this weekend's live show at x factor - London, United Kingdom - Friday 14th October 2016

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Sharon Osbourne arrives at Fountain studios for x factor rehearsals ahead of this weekend's live show at x factor - London, United Kingdom - Friday 14th October 2016

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Sharon Osbourne - x factor Auditions held at the Excel Centre - Arrivals at x factor - London, United Kingdom - Sunday 19th June 2016

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Sharon Osbourne - 43rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards held at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel and Suites - Press Room at Westin Bonaventure Hotel and Suites, Daytime Emmy Awards, Emmy Awards - Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 1st May 2016

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Sharon Osbourne

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9th October, 1952

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