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Ozzy Osbourne released from hospital after having “major operation”

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Ozzy Osbourne was released from the hospital Tuesday after undergoing what his wife, Sharon, deemed a “major operation.”

That’s according to Page Six, which published photos of the metal legend leaving the Los Angeles facility in a wheelchair. The tabloid adds that Ozzy “stood up” from the wheelchair and got into his car under “his own power with guidance from a hospital attendant.”

Sharon first shared news of Ozzy’s surgery during an episode of her U.K. talk show The Talk last week. She added that the procedure was “really gonna determine the rest of [Ozzy’s] life.”

In a tweet Tuesday, Sharon wrote that Ozzy was “doing well” and “on the road to recovery.”

“Our family would like to express so much gratitude for the overwhelming amount of love and support leading up to Ozzy’s surgery!” Sharon wrote. “Your love means the world to him.”

Ozzy, 73, told Classic Rock magazine in an interview published in May that he was “waiting on some more surgery” on his neck. Ozzy suffered a fall in 2019, which aggravated injuries he sustained in a 2003 ATV accident.

Beyond that, Ozzy has been battling a number of health issues over the past few years. Prior to the 2019 fall, he was hospitalized with a bad case of pneumonia, and in early 2020, he revealed he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease.

In April of this year, Ozzy tested positive for COVID-19.

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