Jack Osbourne walks his dogs as he is pictured out for the first time since being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis
21:12 GMT, 18 June 2012
He once took part in many physical and mental challenges for his TV show, Jack Osbourne: Adrenaline Junkie, but the reality star now faces his biggest battle yet.
Jack was recently diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, but vowed to not let it get him down and he showed that today by continuing with normal aspects of his everyday life.
The 26-year-old was spotted for the first time since going public about his illness, walking his two dogs near his Los Angeles home with his fiance, Lisa Stelly, earlier today.
Keeping things normal: Jack Osbourne took his dogs for a walk near his Los Angeles home, earlier today
Jack put on a brave face as he continued with things as normal but kept a low profile behind his sunglasses and a baseball cap.
The heavily tattooed star was dressed casually in a pair of grey Reebok jogging bottoms and a blue T-shirt with black trainers.
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.
Staying positive: Jack was joined by his fiance Lisa Stelly as the new parents tried to keep their normal life as stable as possible
Walking the line: Jack said he won't let the illness get him down and he has vowed to not get angry or upset about it
Jack, who recently became a father for the first time, said at first he went through all different emotions when he was waiting for the diagnosis.
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 worse.
'Adapt and overcome is my new motto': Jack Osbourne is diagnosed with multiple sclerosis
Staying strong: Jack and his fiance Lisa Stelly have just become parents for the first time
'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.
WHAT IS MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS
Multiple sclerosis is a disease of the central nervous system.
MS affects the brain
and the nervous system and destroys myelin sheath layers between the nerves in the
brain and spinal cord which stops impulses being carried around the
It can cause blindness, slurred speech, muscle weakness and a loss of coordination.
There is no known cause or cure for MS, which is twice as common in women than men.
Between two and five per cent of cases are discovered in children under 16.
And she told the magazine: 'Jack will have to change his life for the better – get healthier, not get stressed.'
Multiple sclerosis affects the brain and the nervous system and destroys layers between the nerves in the brain and spinal cord which stops impulses being carried around the body.
It can result in blindness, slurred speech, muscle weakness and a loss of co-ordination.
And Jack's parents Sharon and Ozzy said 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.'
Super cute: Jack's fiance Lisa tweeted a shot of the pair's daughter yesterday
Sister Kelly took to her Twitter page
this morning to urge fans to support her sibling, writing: 'Please
support my brother @mrjacko in not only his bravery but honesty! i love
you so much jack & I'm so proud of you!'
following the news of his diagnosis being made public, Jack tweeted:
'Thank you all so much for the kind and inspirational words. It means a
was thrust into the public eye in 2002 when he and his family were
followed by film crews for the MTV reality show The Osbournes.
With the family in the public consciousness, he also went through a very public battle with drugs and alcohol.
Concerned: Jack's parents Sharon and Ozzy questioned whether they were to blame