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Ozzy Osbourne Addresses Trying To Kill Sharon In New Doc: 'Not Exactly One Of My Greatest Achievements'

In an emotionally candid moment, Ozzy Osbourne is letting fans into the darkest time of his and his wife Sharon's life.

In the new A&E documentary, The Nine Lives Of Ozzy Osbourne, fans are getting a glimpse into the terrifying moment when Ozzy tried to strangle his wife, Sharon.

TW: This article contains depictions or discussions of domestic abuse and may be triggering to some readers.

Fans of the Black Sabbath's lead man Ozzy Osbourne will get a glimpse into the rockstar's world in the new A&E documentary "The Nine Lives of Ozzy Osbourne."

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The website describes the film as an exposé into Ozzy's life "from his childhood in poverty and time in prison, to fronting metal band Black Sabbath and successful solo career, to one of rock’s elder statesmen and a lovable 21st century television dad. As Ozzy turns 70, he reflects on the intimate details of his successes, failures, and his unique ability for survival and perseverance—including never-before-seen interviews about his recent Parkinson's diagnosis."

The documentary featured interviews with Ozzy's wife Sharon, his daughter Kelly and and son Jack, as well as friends and fellow musicians including Rick Rubin, Ice-T, Marilyn Manson, Rob Zombie, Jonathan Davis, Post Malone and more.

In one of the darkest moments in the special, Sharon describes the night she was strangled by her husband in 1989.

The 67-year-old recalls sitting down to read after putting their kids to bed when Ozzy entered the room.

Sharon says she didn’t recognize her husband due to the drugs he was taking.

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"I had no idea who was sat across from me on the sofa but it wasn’t my husband. He goes to a stage where he gets that look in his eyes, the shutters were down and I just couldn’t get through to him," she explained.

"And he just said, ‘We’ve come to a decision that you’ve got to die,'” she explained. “He was calm — very calm — then suddenly he lunged across at me and just dived on me and started to choke me. He got me down on the ground on top of me and I was feeling for stuff on the table."

"I felt the panic button and I just pressed it and the next thing I know, the cops were there."

Ozzy went on to say it was "not exactly one of my greatest achievements" however, he says he "felt the calmest I had ever felt in my life. I was just peaceful."

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"All I remember is waking up in Amersham jail and I asked the cop, ‘Why am I here?’ And he says, ‘You want me to read your charge?’ So he read, ‘John Michael Osbourne, you have been arrested for attempted murder.’"

Following the traumatic incident, Ozzy was sentenced to six months at a medical detention centre.

Fans have been praising Sharon for her strength during that incredibly difficult time and for her strength in sharing that story with the world.

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