“I need it you know, that’s my drug. I ain’t going anywhere yet.”
Ozzy’s health admission comes after the star was pictured walking with a cane in a rare outing with Sharon in Los Angeles earlier this month.
The hitmaker looked frail as he held his spouse’s hand tightly for support as they crossed the road.
Prior to this, he cancelled a number of dates in Australia, New Zealand and Japan as part of his No More Tours 2 tour.
At the time, a statement said the rockstar had been hospitalised after being diagnosed with pneumonia.