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Fans React to Ozzy Osbourne Cancelling His 2020 Tour Due to His Health

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By Natalie Hunter

Ozzy Osbourne has cancelled his 2020 tour yet again due to a necessary health procedure. Ozzy had initially postponed his his concert tour in early 2019. While he was hoping to resume the tour in 2020, it looks like his health will prevent him from touring once again. Ozzy was hopeful as he started to feel more lively after recording "Take What You Want From Me" with Post Malone. Unfortunately, the power of music has not been enough to overcome his Parkinson's disease as reported by PopCulture.

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He has been reportedly suffering from Parkinson's Disease since 2003 but only recently spoken out about it. The years of pushing through it are catching up to him and now he needs to undergo treatment to recover.

"I'm so thankful that everyone has been patient because I've had a s— year," Osbourne said in an official statement on his website. "Unfortunately, I won't be able to get to Switzerland for treatment until April and the treatment takes six [to] eight weeks."


"I don't want to start a tour and then cancel shows at the last minute, as it's just not fair to the fans," he continued. "I'd rather they get a refund now and when I do the North American tour down the road, everyone who bought a ticket for these shows will be the first ones in line to purchase tickets at that time."

Fair enough. While some fans are complaining about refunds, the majority of fans are supportive and hope for a quick recovery.


"You are stronger than most anyone I’ve ever known in my life! You will overcome this.your music is your sledgehammer Ozzy; Use your victories as a heavy metal sledgehammer that can breakthrough this only to bring front and center once again. For all your fans to see! #rocknroll," one fan tweeted.

"@OzzyOsbourne Don't worry about the concerts, just look after yourself, we won't hold it against you my friend. 😂 Best wishes Ozzy & your music will live forever," another added.

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"I am glad that he's focusing on his healt first because in all honesty ...that tour list was insane ...even a young healthy person would have trouble with it !! We love ya Ozzy!! We are with you all the way !! Also super excited to hear the new album !!!" a third fan wrote supportively.

As of right now, there are no tentative future dates for the tour. However, it's clear that Ozzy's intent is to recover and get back to doing what he loves.

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