Earlier this month, the world was let in on some sad news for one Osbourne: Jack was recently diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis.
“I was just angry and frustrated and kept thinking, ‘Why now?’ I’ve got a family and that’s what’s supposed to be the most important thing,” Jack told People magazine when he first revealed his diagnosis.
The 26-year-old recently became a father with his fiancée, Lisa Stelly, and welcomed daughter, Pearl Clementine, in April — only a few weeks before being diagnosed with the disease.
“Thank you all so much for the kind and inspirational words. It means a lot.
#adaptandovercome,” he posted on Twitter Sunday.
His mom too was frustrated with the diagnosis. She revealed the news on her show, “The Talk,” and shed tears as she spoke of her son and his illness.
“It’s been amazing for Jack, because I really believe that vibes and prayer help,” she said. “And what I’m doing right now is not helping, because I’m just feeling sorry for myself, and that is no good.”
The 26-year-old Osbourne joined mom Sharon on “The Talk” on Wednesday.
“Honestly, I’m fine,” he said after reportedly walking on stage and joking “You guys are acting like I have MS or something.”
Things got serious when Jack revealed the unpredictability of the disease. “One minute you can be fine and the next, I went blind in my right eye,” he said.
Jack admitted he had been experiencing symptoms for a couple of years and only after he experienced major vision problems and tingling sensations in his limbs was he finally diagnosed with MS.
Multiple Sclerosis is a disease that affects 2.5 million people worldwide and has no cure. The disease, in which the body’s defense system attacks the central nervous system, ranges in symptoms and severity range for each person. MS can cause fatigue, loss of muscle coordination, tremors, slurred speech, blindness, partial or complete paralysis.
Check out Sharon’s reveal on “The Talk” this past week.