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Ozzy Osbourne Says He's Not Dying and Vows To Make Triumphant Return To The Stage

The Blast logo The Blast 4 days ago Jeff Mazzeo
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Ozzy Osbourne insists he's not dying as he announces that he is postponing his European tour again in a video addressed to his fans.

Ozzy and his team posted a highly produced video to his social media pages that show the star talking and cursing like the Ozzy we know and love.

"I'm just here to give you an update of my progression with this f*****g neck thing I've got," Ozzy said in the video.

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The rocker explained that he had a bad fall earlier this year that required him to get neck surgery.

The video includes sever X-rays of Osbourne's neck with lots of pins and screws in it.

"I've got more nuts and bolts in my neck now than in my car," Ozzy joked.

The Black Sabbath frontman says unequivocally that he is far from done and he plans to keep living.

"I'm not dying," he said, "I am recovering but it's just taking a little bit longer than everyone thought it would."

Ozzy Osbourne standing on a sidewalk © Mega

Ozzy postponed his European tour because he is "not ready" but vowed to make it up to his fans.

He did say that his North American tour is still on for May of next year.

In April, Ozzy canceled all 2019 shows and said the Europen tour would begin in January 2020. Not dates have been announced for the make up tour.

Sharon Osbourne et al. standing in a room © Mega

According to the legendary rocker, he "fell at his Los Angeles home aggravating years-old injuries (from his 2003 ATV accident) that required surgery."

Ozzy was hospitalized for the flu in February and had a bout of pneumonia.

Rest up, rocker! We want to see you hit the stage again.

Related video: What Ozzy taught Jack Osbourne about parenting: 'Never shame your kids' [via People]


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