Ozzy Osbourne cancels North American tour for medical treatments


The 71-year-old rocker went public last month with his Parkinson's disease diagnosis.Rather than touring, Osbourne is set to head to Europe for additional treatments."I'm so thankful that everyone has been patient because I've had a sh*t year," Osbourne said in a statement. "Unfortunately, I won't be able to get to Switzerland for treatment until April and the treatment takes six-eight weeks.""I don't want to start a tour and then cancel shows at the last minute, as it's just not fair to the fans," he added. "I'd rather they get a refund now and when I do the North American tour down the road, everyone who bought a ticket for these shows will be the first ones in line to purchase tickets at that time."Osbourne has had a number of issues since last year, including a severe infection and a fall he said led to him having the "worst" year of his life."I remember lying there thinking, 'Well, you've done it now.' Really calm," he said during an interview with "Good Morning America." "Sharon got me an ambulance. After that, it was all downhill."The fall and the infection led his to Read More – Source