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Sharon Osbourne ordered Ozzy to leave home and not come back until he had addressed his addiction issues.

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The couple was rumored to be on the brink of a split earlier this year when the rocker star went public with his relapse, admitting he had turned to alcohol and drugs again after previously kicking his bad habits.

Reports suggested Sharon had moved out of the family home during the crisis, but she has now revealed she threw Ozzy out in a bid to force him to face his problems.

She tells The Daily Beast, "He slipped really badly. Well, he didn't slip, he f---ing fell. At that time in my life, I couldn't handle it. I just said, 'You've got to get out and come back when you're sober.'"

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However, Sharon is adamant she would never divorce her husband, who is now sober again, no matter how bad his problems became.

She adds, "It was not a case of divorce. I would never divorce my husband. Ever. I love him too much. He's far from perfect, and I'm even further from perfect, but I've known him for 42 years, and we've been a couple for 33. That's my life. You just don't walk away from people because they have a problem."

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