Kelly Osbourne is actually opening up about her battles with alcohol and drug addiction, stopping by “Red Table Talk” to talk about becoming hooked as a teenager and relapsing after the pandemic.
The TV star said she ended nearly 4 years of sobriety in April 2021 as the COVID 19 pandemic was waning, brought on into drinking alcohol once again after watching a few sipping champagnes.
I was alone, sitting by a pool and waiting for somebody to come have a meeting with me. And I saw this woman and her husband had a glass of champagne. It looked really nice and I was like, ‘I can do that, too,’” she said on the Facebook Watch show. “And the next day, I had two glasses. And the day after that, it was bottles.”
Osbourne’s episode of “Red Table Talk” airs on Facebook Watch on Wednesday at 9 a.m. PDT/noon EDT.
Osbourne additionally told the hosts – Jada Pinkett Smith and her daughter, Willow Smith; and her mother, Adrienne Banfield Norris – about the beginnings of her addictions.
Her very first opiate-based drug dependency was with Vicodin that had been prescribed to her after an operation to get rid of her tonsils when she was thirteen, delivering her on a lifelong battle. “That was everything I needed,” she stated sadly.
Osbourne claimed the drug silenced her insecurities. “It felt as life gave me a hug.” Pinkett Smith responded wryly: “Vicodin will do that.” Osbourne added that Vicodin led to her misusing Percocet to finally heroin “because it was cheaper.”
Osbourne has discussed the drug as well as alcohol battles before in a number of interviews, her 2017 memoir and on podcasts such as Dax Shepard’s “Armchair Expert.”
She’s stated the drug use became probably the heaviest during her mother’s cancer fight. And even after her father, the famous “Crazy Train” singer Ozzy Osbourne, almost died after an ATV crash in 2003.
“Red Table Talk” has just recently made headlines with its interview with Olivia Jade Gianulli when Pinkett Smith and Will Smith, talked about their relationship and what their marriage has been like.
Osbourne has also totally transformed herself, turning heads with massive weight loss and lifestyle change!
Osbourne underwent gastric sleeve weight-loss surgical treatment in 2018 and, on the Hollywood Raw podcast in 2020, discussed it as being “the very best thing” she’d actually done. The surgery, which based on UCLA removes 75-80 % of the belly fat, resulted in Osbourne sacrificing 38.5kg.
“All it does is actually move you in the proper direction,” the reality TV star said.
She’s been vocal about her choice to have the surgical treatment, revealing to the podcast that it’s much from a “quick fix” and calls for a shift in lifestyle.
With achieving so much and putting her life back on track, Osbourne stated
Now in retrospect, I know exactly who I’ll work with and who I won’t. Because I know who called me fat, I know who didn’t want to work with me [because of that]. I take that, and I put it into my memory bank. I remember what you said about me, and that’s the best revenge.
Osbourne additionally told the Hollywood Raw podcast that she’d to have a season of therapy before the surgical treatment, which lay a stop to her dependency problems and also really helped avoid her from “emotionally eating”. She said she’d to alter her mindset forward of the surgery and simply “get happy“.