Rockstar Ozzy Osborne talks of 'spousal suicide pact'
Musician Ozzy Osborne wants an assisted suicide if he is not able to carry on living the life he has now.
In her 2007 autobiography Sharon, his wife of 32 years, said that she and Ozzy had made a "suicide pact."
The 65-year-old Black Sabbath rocker revealed that both have decided to visit the Swiss organization Dignitas in case he gets incapacitated by illness of injury, Britain's Mirror newspaper reported July 2.
Dignitas is a group that helps those with terminal or severe mental and physical illnesses to die.
They also give assisted suicide for people provided that they are of sound judgment and can present an in-depth medical report that will establish their mental condition.
"If I can't live my life the way I'm living it now - and I don't mean financially - then that's it...,' he explained to the Mirror.
"If I can't get up and go to the bathroom myself and I've got tubes up my ass and an enema in my throat, then I've said to Sharon, just turn the machine off."
Ozzy admits that while he has battles with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Attention Deficit Disorder, and dyslexia, it is the use of drugs that has nearly killed him.
The 65-year old musician has battled with drink and drug-related issues for years, but is now claiming to be sober. This, according to him, is because of the loving support of his wife.
Ozzy and Sharon, 61, share three children together, including reality star Jack, Fashion Police host Kelly and their second daughter Aimee.
"And when she did she would throw books at me, all sorts. She once broke all my platinum discs, smashing them over my head," he said referring to his sprees.
"Last year when I was in a hotel, and she found out, she gets a pot of coffee and throws it in my face.
"I'm very lucky to be alive and realize that. Nearly all the friends I used to get p***ed with are now dead. I am living on borrowed time."
On July 4, Ozzy reunited with his band, Black Sabbath, to headline the British Summer Time festival at London's Hyde Park.