Articles Tagged 'Ozzy Osbourne'

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Five British Stars: Five Near-Death Experiences

You think your week is getting off to a bad start? Not compared to this lot it isn’t… Sir Elton John – Burst Appendix Oh sure, a burst appendix is painful, but does it really count a near-death experience? Well it does if the doctors around you are saying it’s just a colon infection, and […]

Ozzy Osbourne: ‘Happy Birthday To The NHS’

Today marks the 63rd anniversary of the creation of a truly wonderful British institution, the National Health Service, which was unveiled as part of the post-war Labour government’s utopian dream of a welfare state, paid for by contributions from everyone’s wage packet. It was a controversial launch, against some stiff opposition from the medical establishment […]

The Wit And Wisdom Of Ozzy Osbourne

It should come as no surprise to anyone that Ozzy Osbourne is a more refined and sensitive person than his rock wildman persona would suggest. He’s managed to keep an extremely volatile marriage going for over 30 years, during which time a preposterous amount of strange (and sometimes frightening) things have happened. That takes a […]

Five Strong UK Regional Accents That DID Succeed In America

In tribute to poor old Cheryl Cole, whose natural mode of expression seems to have caused so many furrowed brows among so many hopeful performers on the US X Factor that she had to be sent home in disgrace (if we’re reading the tabloids correctly), here are five other regional accents which should have caused […]

Jack Osbourne: A Chip Off The Old Block

There’s a saying that the apple doesn’t fall too far from the tree, but some apples seem to want to climb back up and re-glue themselves to the branches for all time. Like Jack Osbourne, who in all fairness did attempt to turn his sudden notoriety with The Osbournes into a separate TV career for […]

Ozzy Osbourne Up for UK ‘X Factor’ Panel?

Gah! There are just too many X Factor rumors swirling around right now. It’s enough to drive a super fan completely nuts. With Cheryl Cole still hotly-tipped to join the U.S. version and Simon Cowell‘s recent departure, there’s obviously some spots to be filled. And the latest name that’s been tossed into the ring: Ozzy […]

Roundup: Ben Kingsley Blames Web for Ruining English

Last month, some of Britain's most distinguished thespians — Sir Ian McKellan, Keira Knightley, Saffron Burrows, Rupert Everett and more — descended London’s Prince of Wales Theatre for The People Speak. The UK documentary takes inspiration from letters, songs, speeches and other written works crucial to British history all while bringing attention to important social […]

Roundup: Lord Alan Sugar Calls for ‘Sir’ Simon Cowell

British business magnate Lord Alan Sugar considers Simon Cowell's immeasurable contributions to the world of music worthy of a higher title. The Apprentice UK board leader thinks Queen Elizabeth should bestow the churlish former American Idol judge with the honor of knighthood. "At the end of the day he is a commercial man but he's […]

Sharon Osbourne: Rock of Love “Cow” Deserved Her Beating

Sharon Osbourne says that Rock of Love girl had it comin’: “It shows you how dumb she is. Anyone who knows anything about me knows not to say anything about my family, or you’re going to get it. Say what you like about me, but don’t ever, ever, ever insult my family.”(Contact Music) The Osbournes […]

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