Sharon Osbourne breaks down in tears on The Talk hours after son Jack reveals MS diagnosis
06:44 GMT, 19 June 2012
She is the feisty matriarch of the Osbourne family. But mother Sharon Osbourne showed her tender side as she failed to contain her emotions following the news that son Jack, 26, has been diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis.
Appearing in her regular slot as one of the hosts of CBS daytime show The Talk, the 59-year-old couldn't hold back her tears
When responding to her son Jack Osbourne's announcement that he has multiple sclerosis, Sharon could hardly get any words out.
Scroll down to see the moment Sharon breaks down
Tearful: Sharon Osbourne couldn't hold back the tears on her show The Talk as she discussed son Jack Osbourne's Multiple Sclerosis diagnosis
'He's great – he's doing really,
really good and I want to thank everyone for all their texts and
goodwill and love they send to us,” she said after a long pause to
Sharon's co-hosts were clearly saddened as well, with Julie Chen choking up at Sharon's emotional message.
Co-host Julie Chen told Sharon that
Jack is 'an amazing guy, he's very courageous' and asked, 'What else do
you want say Mrs. O'
'Just thank you to everyone for all their good wishes,' said Sharon, who herself battled cancer.
'It's been amazing … for Jack 'cause I really believe that vibes of prayer help.
almost chastising herself for her understandable outpouring of emotion
she added: 'And what I'm doing right now is not helping because I'm just
sorry for myself, and that is no good.
She continued: 'So we just have
to think positively and get on with this show that we love.'
Prayers: A tearful Sharon Osbourne is comforted by co-host Aisha Tyler as she asked the public to pray for son Jack
She will need to prepare herself for
Wednsesday show, as Sharon revealed Jack will appear on The Talk to
discuss his diagnosis.
The father-of-one discovered he had
multiple sclerosis after losing 60 per cent of vision in his right eye,
and speaking to Hello! magazine, he told of his shock at the diagnosis
but said he is refusing to let it make him feel downbeat.
He said: 'While I was waiting for the final results, I got really, really angry.
'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
'Adapt and overcome' is my new motto.'
He said his fianc Lisa – who gave birth to their daughter Pearl two months ago – has been very positive and supportive.
Keep on moving: Jack Osbourne seen out today, who has announced that he has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, takes his dogs for a walk with fiancee Lisa Stelly
The former Osbournes star turned
filmmaker just welcomed the birth of his first child, daughter Pearl,
two months ago with fiance Lisa Stelly.
Jack tweeted Sunday: 'Thank you all so much for the kind and inspirational words. It means a lot.
Parents Sharon and Ozzy said in the magazine interview they were still struggling to come to terms with the diagnosis, with Sharon even blaming herself.
She said: 'I keep thinking, “what did I do wrong What did I eat or drink when I was pregnant” I feel like it's somehow my fault.
Ozzy added: 'If it was me, you'd think: 'Ozzy had a reputation and it caught up with him,” but Jack is such a good guy.'
Sharon Osbourne is emotional and distraught as she talks about her son's Jack Osbourne's diagnosis with MS on CBS' 'The Talk'
VIDEO: Sharon Osborne breaks down talking about son Jack's MS diagnosis