Ozzy Thanks Fans For Their Support Following Parkinson’s Diagnosis
Ozzy Osbourne has taken to social media to thank his legions of fans for their messages of support following his recent Parkinson’s diagnosis.
“Thank you all so much for your well wishes. It means the absolute world to me. All my love, Ozzy,” reads the message posted on Ozzy’s Facebook and Twitter.
Since the news was announced that The Prince Of Darkness was suffering with Parkinson’s disease, there have been countless messages of adoration and love for Ozzy.
“Just to have all this outpouring of positive reaction from everyone that watches the show, and our friends, it’s heartwarming,” said Ozzy’s wife Sharon on her CBS show The Talk. “And I know that Ozzy will be just over the moon. He will be taken aback.
“People have been amazing with their outpouring of love for my husband, and I thank you. Friends that we haven’t spoken to in years have come out and supported Ozzy, and it makes me feel good. And to everyone, thank you.”
Ozzy first discussed his Parkinson’s in an interview with Good Morning America earlier this week.
“I’ve got numbness down this arm from the surgery,” said Ozzy. “My legs keep going cold, I don’t know if that’s Parkinson’s or what… It’s a weird feeling.”
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Sharon explained it’s Stage 2 Parkinson’s, which can cause stiffness, tremors and changes in facial expressions.
Stiffness, tremors, and trembling may be more noticeable, and changes in facial expressions can occur.
“There’s so many different types of Parkinson’s,” said Sharon on GMA. “It’s not a death sentence by any stretch of the imagination, but it does affect certain nerves in your body. And it’s like you have a good day, a good day, and then a really bad day.”
Sharon added that they would be travelling to Switzerland to seek further treatment.
Thank you all so much for your well wishes. It means the absolute world to me. All my love, Ozzy— Ozzy Osbourne (@OzzyOsbourne) Tue Jan 21 23:42:21 +0000 2020
Ozzy will release his twelfth solo album Ordinary Man on February 21.
His previously postponed No More Tours II world tour is scheduled to start in May. Get your UK tickets here.
Ozzy Osbourne tour 2020
27 Atlanta, GA State Farm Arena
29 Sunrise, FL BB&T Center
31 Tampa, FL MIDFLORIDA Credit Union
02 Charlotte, NC PNC Music Pavilion
04 Cincinnati, OH Riverbend Music Center
06 Hershey, PA Hershey Park Stadium
11 Pittsburgh, PA KeyBank Pavilion
13 Bangor, ME Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion
16 Montreal, QC Bell Centre
18 Hamilton, ON First Ontario Centre
20 Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun Arena
22 New York, NY Madison Square Garden Arena
24 St Louis, MO Hollywood Casino Amphitheater
26 Kansas City, MO Sprint Center
28 Des Moines, IA Wells Fargo Arena
01 Milwaukee, WI Amer. Family Ins. Amp — Summerfest
03 St Paul, MN Xcel Energy Center
07 Edmonton, AB Rogers Place
09 Vancouver, BC Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena
11 Tacoma, WA Tacoma Dome
15 Portland, OR Moda Center
17 Sacramento, CA Golden 1 Center
23 Phoenix, AZ Ak-Chin Pavilion
25 San Francisco, CA Shoreline Amphitheatre
29 San Diego, CA North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre
31 Las Vegas, CA MGM Grand Garden Arena
23 Newcastle, Utilita Arena, UK
25 Glasgow, SSE Hydro, UK
28 London, The O2, UK
31 Birmingham, Resorts World Arena, UK
02 Manchester, Manchester Arena, UK
05 Dublin, 3Arena, Ireland
08 Nottingham, Motorpoint Arena, UK
11 Dortmund, Westfalenhalle, Germany
13 Prague, O2 Arena, Czech Republic
16 Vienna, Stadthalle, Austria
19 Bologna, Unipol Arena, Italy
22 Madrid, WiZink Arena, Spain
24 Zurich, Hallenstadion, Switzerland
26 Munich, Olympiahalle, Germany
28 Mannheim, SAP Arena, Germany
30 Berlin, Mercedes-Benz Arena, Germany
03 Hamburg, Barclaycard Arena, Germany
05 Stockholm, Friends Arena, Sweden
07 Helsinki, Hartwall Arena, Finland
In the wake of his Parkinson’s diagnosis, Ozzy has canceled his upcoming North American tour dates.
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