Ozzy’s relapse came after his longest stint of sobriety. He said that at one point it seemed like he was about to lose his family.
Sharon told him that she’d had enough to deal with as it was and that he was becoming too much for her to handle. Ozzy said he could not blame her at all.
Rolling Stone Magazine: What’s Your Secret?
Sitting down with “Rolling Stone” after the rout for a Q&A, Ozzy was asked about the secret to his long marriage. Irreverent as usual, he replied that the secret was not getting caught being unfaithful.
After a chuckle, he went on to say that marriage was figuratively like rock n' roll — there are the rocks and the rolls, the good and the bad, and you have to accept them together.
Sharon Files for Divorce
Ozzy had stayed sober for almost four years, and the couple was approaching their 34th wedding anniversary. It blew up big time in 2016 after his affair came to light.
Sharon kicked Ozzy out of the house, stating that she needed time to think and decide what she wanted to do.
Ozzy Got Caught Sending an Email to His Mistress
One of Ozzy's affairs was discovered when he accidentally sent an email intended for one of his mistresses to Sharon. She piped up and demanded to know why Ozzy had sent her such a "stupid email."
Ozzy said he hadn’t sent her anything. Sharon explained that it was then that she knew the message was meant for another woman. She knew there were at least six other mistresses.
Sharon Forgives Ozzy Again
These two were born to be together. She praised her husband because he was doing well in treatment, working at “being a better person for his family.” She couldn’t leave him, ever, saying, “Oh I’m never divorcing him. What on earth for? He’s nearly [freaking] 70!”
Ozzy asked her to marry him again and they renewed their vows at a Las Vegas ceremony on Mother’s Day. Ozzy said, “I made a huge mistake. Without Sharon I am nothing. I love her. I can honestly say that I have never loved anybody other than my wife.”