Once Sharon Osbourne learned she carries a gene that makes her predisposed to breast cancer, her next move to get a double mastectomy was a "no-brainer," "The Talk" co-host told Hello! magazine in its latest issue.
Having faced colon cancer 10 years ago, the 60-year-old TV personality and wife to rocker Ozzy Osbourne said she "didn't want to live under that cloud."
"As soon as I found out I had the breast cancer gene, I thought, 'The odds are not in my favor,'" she explained. "I decided to just take everything off ... I didn't even think of my breasts in a nostalgic way, I just wanted to be able to live my life without that fear all the time. It's not 'pity me,' it's a decision I that's got rid of this weight that I was carrying around."
The preventative step was a clear choice for Osbourne, who had her son Jack's infant daughter, Pearl, in mind when she made it.
"For me, it wasn't a big decision," she reveals. "I want to be around for a long time and be a grandmother to Pearl."
Prior to the mastectomy, Osbourne learned that one of her breast implants had leaked into the wall of her stomach. Looking back on the experience, she said she's definitely done with plastic surgery.
"You can't buy your youth back, no matter how much money you've got," Osbourne told Hello!. "I won't be going under the knife again."
now remove her mouth
is a fantastic person and is admired by all and always will be–she has self esteem and is a true honest woman
You'll never be sharon
I wish you the best. You are a strong woman
one of my fav women on the planet. as a breast cancer surviver i respect her decision.
is a woman who is ambitious and wonderful we love her and we hope everything goes well for her.
Send to Legal
Bea Cuppe....you are the reason animals eat their young....I had the honor to see Sharon when she had her show and she is talented....driven...dynamic....and beautiful.....
Avoid the surgery altogether – just have Ozzie bite them off, & broadcast it live on the Boob Tube!
This woman has guts and i admire her...she has kids, her career ozzie and doing well. she's in her 50's looks great and is not a lazy ass woman thats for sure.
we love you and wish you all the best...
I don't praise many celebrities but Sharon really is to be admired. She is a true Lionheart and we should all take a page from her book. She's the realest celebrity alive today and Im just so happy for her success and rightful place on the throne! LOVE U SHAZZ!!
I don't blame her. She is a very brave, smart, intelligent woman. She's pretty cool, too.
I thought CNN Supposed to monitor
Its her body and she can do what she wants with it. I have grandchildren and I would do anything to be around to enjoy and see them grow up. whats wrong with staying around till your a 100? Nuff said.
Anybody else rember the bat??? Ozzy is a nutty performer. I am sure that the bat didn`t taste good.
I detest your you critics and your family. F oo fighers YOU
You are the middle love fin you ger.
good luck Sharon!
you are wonderful
That was really funny. :) Deb, I appreciate your sence of humor.
you both s#@ck
What is a cnut? I haven`t heard of that term.
Must be after a and b nut :)
Sharon is a smart woman, funny and loveable and not a typical Hollywood person. She views her life as more than mere vanity. Hope your surgery goes well and wishing you a quick recovery.
What a stupid cnut!
Good luck Sharon, hope you feel better soon.
For this ignorant poster above me, so wash out your pig mouth!
i admire her also-gutsy lady
I have to admire her courage.
A brave, smart woman
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