Sharon Osbourne has been doing some serious reflecting on her reflection lately. In April, the former The Talk co-host swore off face-lifts, saying she “really fucking pushed it with the last face-lift and I am now like, no more.” Now, after losing, by her account, 42 pounds over four months with the assistance of the diabetes drug Ozempic, use of which has recently been soaring for off-label use for weight loss, she again said she feels she’s taken an aspect of her appearance too far.
“It’s just time to stop, I didn’t actually want to go this thin but it just happened,” she said on Piers Morgan Uncensored on Wednesday night. She said she’s stopped the weight-loss injections. “I’ll probably put it all on again soon!”
She previously told E! News that she’d like to “maintain at about 105” and that she’s “too lazy” to exercise.
On the special, which featured Sharon alongside her husband Ozzy Osbourne and children Jack and Kelly, the family shared updates on their health and lives, including Ozzy’s Parkinson’s, Jack’s Multiple Sclerosis, and Kelly’s life as a new mom.
Sharon shared that she had discontinued Ozempic because “you can’t stay on it forever” and “it’s enough.”
“Ozzy’s having a go at me because he says I look like Mrs. Reagan,” she said. “He calls me Nancy Reagan all the time.”
She also said that she was nauseous and thirsty for three weeks straight due to the medication. “You don’t want to eat, that’s it,” she said. “And that’s why I keep saying you’ve got to keep this stuff away from younger people, because they will go berserk on it, and it’s not right.”
Daughter Kelly, who in 2020 revealed that she’d undergone gastric sleeve surgery in 2018 to lose weight, seemed surprised at her mother’s statement, asking what she meant by “younger people.”
“I saw what it [Ozempic] did for my mom’s confidence, and how—I can only speak for myself—food is an issue for me, always has been, always will be, and to see Mom free of that for a brief amount of time, to where you don’t have to think about it because you don’t think about it and you make smarter choices because when you are hungry you eat what you have to to survive is what I witnessed with what Mum went through,” she said. “But seeing the confidence and seeing how good my mum feels in her body, I think it’s totally worth it.”
Earlier this week, Oprah Winfrey spoke out against the drug, calling it “the easy way out.”
“Shouldn’t we all just be more accepting of whatever body you choose to be in? That should be your choice,” she said.
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