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Sharon Osbourne has made a string of controversial comments on Johnny Depp’s ‘wife beater’ libel case.
Osbourne said that Depp and his ex-wife Amber Heard were “as bad as each other”.
She then described the “volatile relationship” as similar to the one she had with Ozzy Osbourne.
Last week, Johnny Depp lost a libel case against The Sun newspaper over an article which described him as a “wife beater”.
Depp sued the paper but the judge deemed the description to be “substantially true”. He found 12 of the 14 alleged incidents of domestic abuse to have occurred.
Despite this, Osbourne decided to put some of the blame on Heard.
Speaking on The Talk, she said:
It takes two to tango. I think that they had a very vulnerable relationship.
She continued: “I think they're both as bad as each other. She gave him as good as she got — it wasn't just like a little mouse in the corner being battered.”
Osbourne then added: “I don't know what they were using. I have no idea who was doing what, but I know they were both drinking, and it's a volatile relationship.”
She then described Heard and Depp’s relationship as being similar to the one she had with her husband “at one time”.
Osbourne admitted that she “would give him what he gave me”.
In September, Osbourne spoke in a TV documentary about how her husband allegedly tried to kill her more than three decades ago.
She described that Ozzy, who was inebriated at the time, calmly told her she needed to die and then began to violently choke her. Ozzy also addressed the incident.
in 1989, Ozzy was arrested for the attempted murder of Sharon Osbourne and ordered by the court to spend six months in rehabilitation.
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