Sharon Osbourne breaks down on TV as she discusses Jack’s MS

Mum's the world: Sharon wants to be strong for Jack
Mum's the world: Sharon wants to be strong for Jack

In a moving interview with Hello! magazine this week, Jack Osbourne revealed that he has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis - a disease of the central nervous system which can result in dizziness, blindness, muscle weakness, speech and memory problems.

Yesterday, his famous mum, Sharon, spoke about the shock diagnosis on chat show The Talk and, understandably, she was completely distraught with the news.

Struggling to speak through her tears, she said: "[Jack's] doing really, really good and I want to thank everyone for all their texts and goodwill and love they send to us."

With the support of her fellow presenters, she continued: "It's been amazing for Jack because I really believe that... prayer really helps." Everyone agreed.

Showing a spark of the feisty Osbourne spirit everyone knows and loves, Sharon added: “And what I'm doing right now is not helping because I'm just feeling sorry for myself, and that is no good."

Jack, who recently became a father for the first time to beautiful baby daughter Pearl, has vowed to “adapt and overcome” the disease, so that he can not only live as normal a life as possible, but also to help raise awareness of MS.

He told Hello!: “The timing was so bad. I'd just had a baby, work was going great - I kept thinking, "Why now?"

“Then I got really sad for about two days, and after that I realised, being angry and upset is not going to do anything at this point - if anything it's only going to make it worse.

“Adapt and overcome is my new motto.”

Jack’s fiancé Lisa recently said: “Jack will have to change his life for the better - get healthier, not get stressed.”

The Adrenaline Junkie star will join his mum on The Talk on Wednesday to discuss his diagnosis.



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