OZZY CLAIMS ABUSE (Says he was molested as a child)
Ozzy Osbourne has told London's Daily Mirror that he was sexually molested repeatedly as a childand suffered emotional effects from the abuse long into adulthood. The rocker, who grew up in aworking-class neighborhood of Birmingham, England, said that two older youths began abusing himafter school when he was 11, and it continued on a regular basis. He told the newspaper that he wasafraid to report the incidents to his parents and only this year began to come to terms with theemotional effects of the abuse. Everything when you are a kid affects you in later life, saidOsbourne. If you build a wall with rocky foundations you are going to have a pretty unstable wallwhen it's finished.