18 June 2012
The son of Ozzy Osbourne has revealed that he has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) at the age of 26.
Jack Osbourne, who shot to fame alongside his eccentric family in the fly-on-the-wall MTV show The Osbournes, said that he plans on fighting the incurable disease every inch of the way.
The condition was revealed after he underwent tests in response to losing approximately 60 per cent of his vision in his right eye.
It has come two months after he became a father for the first time, to a baby girl named Pearl.
"While I was waiting for the final results, I got really, really angry," he stated.
"Then I got really sad for about two days, and after that I realised, being angry and upset is not going to do anything at this point - if anything it's only going to make it worse. 'Adapt and overcome' is my new motto."
The reality star, who shed a lot of weight to become an extreme sports enthusiast, said that he will be making lifestyle changes and using holistic therapies and drug treatments to treat the condition.
At present there is no cure for MS, but knowledge about the disease is increasing all the time.
Posted by Jeanette Royston
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