Ozzy Osbourne 'back to normal' after battling pneumonia says son Jack

Chris Edwards
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(L – R) Kelly Osbourne, Ozzy Osbourne, Sharon Osbourne and Jack Osbourne arriving for The Pride of Britain Awards 2015, at Grosvenor House, Park Lane, London. Picture Credit Should Read: Doug Peters/ EMPICS Entertainment

Jack Osbourne has revealed his dad Ozzy Osbourne is “back to normal” after he was forced to cancel his upcoming tour due to health issues.

Speaking to PEOPLE, Jack said he knew the legendary rock star was feeling better because he is once again complaining about “mundane things”.

“He’s doing good, he’s back to being his cynical old self, which is always a good sign,” he said. “When he is complaining about mundane things you know he’s good. He’s back to normal.”

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Due to complications with pneumonia, Osbourne had to cancel the UK and European legs of his ‘No More Tours 2‘ shows back in February. He then had to cancel further shows in Australia, New Zealand and Japan.

Ozzy Osbourne (PA Images)

A statement posted on the Black Sabbath singer’s Twitter account at the time read: “Ozzy has announced the cancelation of shows in Australia, New Zealand & Japan. Ozzy recently developed pneumonia & has spent some time in hospital.”

The statement went on to quote Osbourne’s wife Sharon, who originally tweeted: “He is through the worst part. His doctors have advised that he stay at home to recuperate for full 6 weeks.”

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Not long after the statement, Sharon gave a positive a positive update about her husband’s health while appearing on her US show The Talk. 

He’s out of ICU and he’s doing great,” she said, prompting a huge ovation from the studio audience. “He’s breathing on his own”.

She added: “I just want to say a huge thank you to everybody that has reached out with good wishes. He is overcome by the response that he’s had, and it’s kind of bittersweet because he’s overwhelmed with it, but he’s sad too.”