Jack Osbourne reveals Ozzy Osbourne's rules for when he babysits the grandchildren

The Black Sabbath rocker is happy to take care of his grandkids but there are few things he refuses to do.

Jack Osbourne revealed his dad Ozzy has strict rules about babysitting his grandkids. (Getty Images)

Jack Osbourne has revealed Ozzy Osbourne is happy to babysit his grandchildren - but he has a few things he refuses to do.

The Black Sabbath rocker and wife Sharon Osbourne are grandparents to Jack's daughters Pearl, 11, Andy Rose, seven, Minnie Theodora, five and Maple Artemis, 14 months, and Kelly Osbourne's nine-month-old son Sidney.

Jack told Fox News Digital of his parents babysitting his daughters: "They won't do it at my house. It's a little easier for them if we drop the girls with them. The good thing is – outside of the baby – it's that they can handle it now, you know, they're much easier. The kids can tell you what they need when they need it."

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But he revealed that when it comes to changing nappies, "My dad is like, ‘Hell, no. Like, no.' Because my dad's in that era where, like, men don't touch diapers. Like, that's not that's not what dads do."

And 74-year-old heavy metal star has another strict rule when it comes to his grandchildren.

Jack said: "It's funny. If my kids are at the house and like they all want to get into bed and watch TV with my mom, my dad is like, ‘Nope.’ And he like, gets out of the bed and like, goes. He's like, 'No, I'm not doing that.'"

Kelly Osbourne, Ozzy Osbourne, Sharon Osbourne and Jack Osbourne arriving at the 2015 Pride of Britain Awards at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London (Photo by Zak Hussein/Corbis via Getty Images)
Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne now have five grandchildren. (Getty Images)

"I'm like, ‘Why?’ He's like, 'I don't want them going to school being like, 'I was in bed with my grandpa.' He's like, ‘No, not dealing with it.’ And I'm like, ‘OK.’ I'm like, 'Fine, that's your boundary. That's your boundary.'"

Ozzy revealed in 2020 that had been diagnosed with degenerative disease Parkinson’s and he also suffers from chronic pain after undergoing major spinal surgery.

But the Paranoid singer continues to spend time playing with his grandchildren, as revealed on wife Sharon's Instagram account.

Ozzy announced his retirement from touring at the beginning of 2023, cancelling the European leg of his No More Tours 2 tour as he told fans he was too unwell to travel from city to city to perform.

But he since said he is eager to perform live again.

He said: "I’ve come to the point where Sharon says to me, 'You know what, the truth of the matter is, you can't keep booking tours and failing, cancelling."

Ozzy Osbourne performs on stage during the Closing Ceremony for the 2022 Commonwealth Games at the Alexander Stadium in Birmingham. Picture date: Monday August 8, 2022. (Photo by David Davies/PA Images via Getty Images)
Ozzy Osbourne gave a surprise performance at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. (Getty Images)

He added: "The only thing I've got that keeps me going is making records.

"But I can't do that forever.

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"I gotta get out there."

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