Sharon Osbourne is home after a brief stint in the hospital. Monday night, the 70-year-old posted on Instagram, “Back home and doing great!” The news was accompanied by a photo of Osbourne’s Christmas tree and her dog, Elvis.
Comments and well wishes started pouring in for The Talk host. Carrie Ann Inaba of Dancing with the Stars encouraged Osbourne to seek some pup therapy. “Elvis will take care of you!” she commented.
Sharon Osbourne was hospitalized in Ventura County, California, on Friday, December 16. EMS personnel responded to a medical call from the Glen Tavern Inn in Santa Paula around 6:30 PM Pacific Time. On Saturday, December 17, it was announced that Osbourne had become ill at the hotel.
That same day, her son Jack posted an update about his mother’s health on Instagram. They had been filming a new episode of Night of Terror, Jack’s docuseries about paranormal activity. He wrote, “Thank you to everyone who has reached out with love and support. As to what happened to my mum – I’m gonna leave it to her to share about when she is ready.”
This is far from the first health scare for Sharon Osbourne. In July 2002, she underwent surgery for colon cancer. The illness was more severe than initially thought, as it had spread to her lymph nodes. She beat the odds after being given a 33% chance to live. In 2004, she founded her namesake colon cancer program at Cedars Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles.
In November 2012, Sharon Osbourne had a double mastectomy after discovering she carried a gene that increased her risk of developing breast cancer.
It is not yet known what led to this recent hospitalization, but the incident occurred at an already difficult time for Osbourne. She is caring for her husband, heavy metal legend Ozzy Osbourne, who announced he had been diagnosed with a type of Parkinson’s Disease in January 2020.
Sharon Osbourne has been very candid about how this has affected her. She previously said, “When I look at my husband, my heart breaks for him. I’m sad to see him that way, but what he goes through is worse.”
Here’s hoping this formidable woman continues to beat the odds.