News

Ozzy Osbourne attends Swedish AA meeting

Ozzy Osbourne attends Swedish AA meeting

OZZY:Anything to stay sober. Photo: Associated Press

Ozzy Osbourne went to an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting during a tour stop in Stockholm, but struggled to join in as the session was conducted in Swedish.

The veteran rocker, who is a recovering alcoholic, was in the city late last year with his band Black Sabbath, and he kept his booze demons in check by attending a local therapy group even though he doesn’t speak the language.

He tells Britain’s Daily Mirror newspaper, “It’s been 480 days since my last drink and I go to meetings as many times a week as I can. When we were in Stockholm on tour, I went to one. I couldn’t understand a b**dy word they were saying.”

However, the rocker insists the session was not a waste of time, adding, “It still helped. It’s just the act of going there.”

Recent Headlines

in Entertainment

Oprah, BeyoncĂ© among world’s ‘most powerful’ women

oprah

Other celebrity notables include Taylor Swift, Shakira and Ellen DeGeneres.

in Entertainment

Keira Knightley is a new mom

keiraknightley

The "Atonement" star has reportedly welcomed her first child.

in Music

Dave Grohl really, really likes Taylor Swift

davegrohl

The Foo Fighters frontman has vowed to dedicate a song to the "Shake It Off" hitmaker at every tour stop.

in Entertainment

Rob Lowe launching cosmetics line for men

roblowe

"The West Wing" star has created a line of anti-aging products for men called Profile.

in Entertainment, Sports

World Series of Poker starts this week with new events

worldseriesofpoker

The annual set of 68 tournaments at the Rio Hotel & Casino that rewards millions of dollars to the best card sharks starts Wednesday.