Ozzy Osbourne enters 'intense therapy' for sex addiction, marriage with Sharon back on track

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Sharon Osbourne Opens Up About Ozzy's Sex Addiction

Earlier this year, Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne's 33-year marriage nearly fell apart over an alleged affair the Black Sabbath frontman had with his hairdresser. Today (Aug. 3), Ozzy opened up about his infidelity and the steps he's taking to right his wrongs.

A rep for Ozzy Osbourne informed People that the metal icon has been afflicted with sex addiction for the past six years and that he's undergoing "intense therapy" to overcome it.

In May, Sharon Osbourne -- Ozzy's wife and longtime manager -- kicked him out of their house over what some outlets reported was an affair with his hair colorist, Michelle Pugh. "I don't know where I'm going, who I'm going with," she admitted on CBS' The Talk, which she co-hosts. "And I just need time to think. And really think about myself, about what do I really want...; Because I'm 63 years of age and I can't keep living like this."

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GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - NOVEMBER 09: (EDITORS NOTE: Image has been converted to black and white) An alternative view of Ozzy Osbourne and Sharon Osbourne during the MTV EMA's at The Hydro on November 9, 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/MTV 2014/Getty Images for MTV)
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English rock singer Ozzy Osbourne and his wife Sharon, USA, 1987. (Photo by Dave Hogan/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Rock singer Ozzy Osbourne at home with his family, early 1990's. From left to right, Kelly Osbourne, Ozzy Osbourne, Jack Osbourne, Sharon Osbourne and Amme Osbourne. (Photo by Dave Hogan/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 23: (L-R) Sharon Osbourne, Kelly Osbourne, Ozzy Osbourne, Aimee Osbourne and Jack Osbourne attend 42nd Annual Grammy Awards on February 23, 2000 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
009463.CA.0605.ozzy.2.AS In the backyard of their Beverly Hills home singer Ozzy Osbourne and wife Sharon Osbourne for an upfront sunday calendar story, a profile of heavyÂmetal demigod ozzy osbourne and his wife and manager sharon osbourne, who are the first couple of hard rock. this story will look at their marriage and life as citizens of beverly hills. (Photo by Al Seib/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)
381053 04: Singer Ozzy Osbourne and wife Sharon Arden kiss at the premiere of New Line's 'Little Nicky' November 2, 2000 at Mann's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, CA. (Photo by Chris Weeks/Liaison)
Metal-rock star Ozzy Osbourne kisses his wife and manager, Sharon, after he was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Friday, April 12, 2002, in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles. Osbourne currently stars in the MTV reality-show "The Osbournes," which chronicles the homelife of the singer, his wife, Sharon, and two of their three children, Kelly, 17, and Jack, 16. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)
Sharon Osbourne & Ozzy Osbourne during Hollywood Premiere of 'Little Nicky' at Mann Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, California, United States. (Photo by SGranitz/WireImage)
Rock musician Ozzy Osbourne embraces his fiancee, Sharon Arden, in Los Angeles, Ca., in Dec. 21, 1981. (AP Photo/Douglas Pizac)
403762 08: Musician Ozzy Osbourne pose with his wife Sharon, daughter Kelly and son Jack during the ceremony honoring him with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame April 12, 2002 in Hollywood, CA. (Photo by Vince Bucci/Getty Images)
The Osbournes: Kelly Osbourne, Ozzy Osbourne, Sharon Osbourne and Jack Osbourne (Photo by KMazur/WireImage)
Ozzy, Sharon and Kelly Osbourne at 'The Tonight Show with Jay Leno' at the NBC Studios in Burbank, Ca. Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2002. Photo by Kevin Winter/ImageDirect
The Osbourne family: from left, rocker Ozzy Osbourne, son Jack Osbourne, daughter Kelly Osbourne and wife Sharon Osbourne. (Photo by Steve Grayson/WireImage)
Ozzy, Kelly, Sharon and Jack Osbourne during 'School of Rock' Premiere - Arrivals at Cinerama Dome in Hollywood, California, United States. (Photo by Jean-Paul Aussenard/WireImage)
Sharon Osbourne and Ozzy Osbourne, hosts during 2005 MTV Australia Video Music Awards - Show at Big Top, Luna Park in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. (Photo by M. Caulfield/WireImage)
SYDNEY, NSW - MARCH 3: Ozzy Osbourne and Sharon Osbourne on stage at the inaugural MTV Australia Video Music Awards at Luna Park on March 3, 2005 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Patrick Riviere/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 17: Best Buy capitalizes on ''Bieber Fever'' and ''The Osbournes'' star power for their inaugural Big Game commercial, which features Ozzy Osbourne, Justin Bieber and Sharon Osbourne on January 17, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for Best Buy)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - AUGUST 01: (L-R) TV Personality Jack Osbourne and Lisa Osbourne and TV Personalities Sharon Osbourne and Ozzy Osbourne arrive at the premiere of Columbia Pictures' 'Total Recall' held at Grauman's Chinese Theatre on August 1, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 11: Ozzy Osbourne and Sharon Osbourne visit the SiriusXM Studios on December 11, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images)
Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne, center, along with son Jack, left, and daughter Kelly, right, present an award during the 54th annual Primetime Emmy Awards Sunday, Sept. 22, 2002, at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian)
Ozzy Osbourne and Sharon Osbourne attend a listening party for his new album "Scream" at the Sirius XM studios in New York, Thursday, May 20, 2010. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes)
Sharon Osborne, right with her daughter Kelly and her husband Ozzy arrive at the home of Real Madrid and England soccer star David Beckham, in Sawbridgeworth England, 40 miles north of London for his eve of World Cup party, Sunday May 21, 2006. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JAY LENO -- Episode 2894 -- Pictured: (l-r) Couple Sharon & Ozzy Osbourne during an interview with host Jay Leno on March 11, 2005 -- (Photo by: Paul Drinkwater/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
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Last month, Ozzy Osbourne told Good Morning America that his marriage was "back on track."

While Ozzy's relationship with Sharon appears to have improved, he may still have some matters to sort out with Pugh. Speaking with People, Pugh said Osbourne not only gave her "the greatest love of [her] life" but also "a very real relationship" and what felt like "an old-fashioned romance." She expressed doubt over Ozzy's sex addiction and claimed they'd known each other professionally for a year before Ozzy "made the first move on her."

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Ozzy's rep, however, claimed the relationship was strictly physical and stressed his intent to mend relations with Sharon through the therapy.

Web MD says those grappling with sexual addiction may repeatedly engage in sexual behaviors that are harmful to them and their families, despite the known consequences, often because of underlying stress and anxiety.

"Ozzy is mortified at what his behavior has done to his family," the statement reads. "He thanks God that his incredible wife Sharon is at his side to support him."

Meanwhile, Black Sabbath continues to perform worldwide on its farewell tour, which began last January. Their next scheduled show is Aug. 17 at Wantagh, NY's Jones Beach Theater.

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