Ozzy Once Drugged A Vicar

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The Prince of Darkness has done a lot of questionable stuff in the entire run of his career, but one that he’d admitted to regretting was when he drugged a vicar – accidentally. Also, he didn’t accept the clergyman’s offer to confess his sins as a result.

Ozzy was still married to Thelma Riley when it happened, where the couple was living in the English countryside. The situation unfolded after he returned from the pub after spending a few days there.

Osbourne said in a recent GQ interview: “I’d bought some hash and I’d made a cake with it. I put it in a tin and went to the pub and I said to my ex-wife, ’Don’t let anybody eat this fucking cake. It will be bad.’ Anyway, I came back from the pub a few days later and I did a double-take, because the vicar was in our house, having a cup of tea in the kitchen with a piece of this cake. I hadn’t got a driving [license], but he was slumped in my kitchen, so I had to drag him out by his hair, push him in the back of his car, drive him to his door and then walk home.”

He got worried when the vicar hadn’t shown up for some two weeks. “I thought I’d killed him,” he said. “Then I saw him in a pub on a Sunday morning and he said, ‘I must have caught such a dreadful flu at yours. I hallucinated for three days and had to miss church.’ I was just relieved to see him. ‘Fucking hell, he’s alive!’ Because that was a big chunk of hash.”

Asked how a vicar ended up in the home of the Prince of Darkness, Ozzy quipped: “When you move into the countryside they try to get you into the congregation and welcome you to the community. They invite you for a chat, see if you want to confess a few things.” 

“If I’d have gone I’d still be there now, fucking confessing all my sins!” he concluded.