A frail Ozzy Osbourne announced his retirement from touring on Wednesday and was spotted in Santa Monica after canceling all remaining shows while recovering from spinal surgery.
Despite his health problems, 74-year-old Ozzy told photographers he feels good when he flashes the peace sign.
He approached the entrance with the help of a cane, and looked sharp in a smart gray coat with silver hair neatly slicked over his head.
Black Sabbath Locker strode down the pavement in sensible trainers, climbed upstairs, and entered the building.
Sometimes I looked down and moved around cautiously with a cane.
Well done: A frail Ozzy Osbourne was spotted after announcing his retirement from touring on Wednesday and canceling all remaining shows while recovering from spinal surgery
The appearance comes after Ozzy announced his retirement from touring and canceled all future shows while recovering from spinal surgery.
Rocker was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease four years ago and has battled a variety of health issues in recent years.
He was scheduled to begin his European tour in May, originally scheduled for 2019, but has since been rescheduled three times before being officially canceled along with upcoming dates.
Ozzy’s last touring show was in December 2018, where he performed at Inglewood’s Ozzfest as part of his farewell tour, No More Tours II.
In a heartfelt Instagram post Wednesday, the Black Sabbath rocker apologized for “disappointing” fans, admitting he “never imagined my tour day would end like this”. rice field.
Seven months after undergoing spinal surgery, he was saved from paralysis and confessed that he still struggles with health problems as he continues to battle Parkinson’s disease.
He explains: As you may know, four years ago this month, I had a major accident that damaged my spine.
“My only purpose during this time was to get back on stage. My singing voice is fine. HAL) After the treatment, my body is still physically weak.
Concentration: He occasionally kept his gaze down while moving cautiously around with his cane.
Health Issues: Appearance comes after Ozzy has announced his retirement from touring and has canceled all future shows as he recovers from spinal surgery.
Ozzy continues: /UK tour dates. We know we can’t accommodate the travel you need. Trust me when I say that the idea of letting my fans down is really F***S ME UP more than you know.
He continues: My team is currently thinking of ideas about where we can perform without having to travel from city to city and country to country.
“I want to thank my family… my band… my crew… my longtime friends, @JudasPriest and of course my fans for their unfailing devotion, loyalty, support and giving me the life I never had.” Never dreamed of having one.
“We love you all… Ticket refunds are available at the time of purchase.”
Ozzy previously said he could be paralyzed for the rest of his life after undergoing his first spinal surgery in 2019.
all good! Despite her health issues, Ozzy, 74, told photographers that she was feeling okay as she flashed a peace sign.
SAD NEWS: In a heartfelt post, Black Sabbath rockers apologized for ‘disappointing’ fans, admitting they ‘never imagined my touring days would end like this’ .
Months after being diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 2019, he suffered a terrifying fall that aggravated a neck injury from a 2003 quad bike accident.
The injury resulted in nerve damage after a quad bike accident 17 years ago, breaking eight ribs and a vertebra in his neck in a rural English mansion.
He underwent spinal surgery, which left him with 15 screws in his back, leaving him with neuralgia in his neck, back, shoulders and arms, with Starr fearing “a bolt in his neck.”
Last year he underwent two more surgeries, the most recent of which was in June, said Ozzy. He had to cut a nerve and you had to take nerve pain medicine, but I’m doing better.
Iconic: Ozzy rose to fame as the vocalist of pioneering rock group Black Sabbath, selling over 100 million albums worldwide (pictured in 1996).
The Black Sabbath hitmaker returned to the stage in his hometown of Birmingham in August for the closing ceremony of the Commonwealth Games, just two months after his “life-changing surgery.”
The paranoid hitmaker appeared on SiriusXM’s Ozzy’s Boneyard channel last month to discuss his current health and talk about the tour. .
‘I want to do it. Fucking surgery done by this guy. Damn you, you don’t know.
“The problem is, my head is fine, my creativity is fine, my singing is fine, but I can’t walk much right now.”
End of an era: Osbourne has retired from touring and canceled all future shows while he recovers from spinal surgery (pictured in September)
“I can’t tell you what a frustrating life it’s been. It’s amazing how you go through life, and one stupid thing can ruin everything for a long time.” Yes. I have never been sick for so long in my life.
“The surgeon told me that if I didn’t have surgery, I would likely be paralyzed from the neck down.”
Ozzy rose to fame as the vocalist of the pioneering rock group Black Sabbath, which has sold over 100 million albums worldwide.
His fame was further enhanced thanks to MTV’s Warts and All reality show The Osbournes, featuring his children and his wife and manager, Sharon.