The world got its first glimpse of Michelle Pugh, the woman named as Ozzy Osbourne’s alleged mistress, after Entertainment Tonight Online posted pictures of her Thursday. The hairstylist was photographed with a co-worker outside her shop, Mêche Salon, in Beverly Hills, California.
Earlier reports claimed the rocker's wife, Sharon, had Pugh fired from her job after she discovered the affair. “The Talk” co-host and her daughter, Kelly, called the salon repeatedly when they found out Ozzy cheated last week. “They were really angry,” an insider told Us Weekly Wednesday. “Sharon is the reason Michelle was let go.”
Pugh, 45, met Ozzy while cutting his hair, the U.K.’s Daily Mail wrote Friday. The celebrity hairdresser gave haircuts to Sharon, Jennifer Lopez and Alicia Silverstone. “She was really into heavy metal music, and funny, too,” a friend, Ray Chatman, said of Pugh.
Even though the former Black Sabbath rocker has cheated in the past, his relationship with Pugh was apparently different. They reportedly had an “emotional” connection. “This is an emotional affair — it wasn’t just a one-time hookup. There are feelings there between Ozzy and this woman,” an insider told Entertainment Tonight Online. “This is a double life he’s been leading — and that’s what upset Sharon the most and made her leave him.”
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The couple has gone through ups and downs throughout their 33-year marriage, but nothing like this. “Sharon has put up with a lot over the course of their marriage and there have been other dramatic things that have happened with them in the past, but this is the first longtime affair Sharon has found out about,” the source said.
While Sharon, 63, said on “The Talk” she wasn’t sure if she would stay with Ozzy, there is one thing she didn’t do: abandon him at Ozzfest. The redhead showed up to support her husband Thursday, saying it was part of her job. Ozzy praised Sharon, despite the fragility of their relationship. “She’s everything for me,” he said. “She’s great.”
As for Sharon, she’s looking toward her future — with or without Ozzy, 67. She came out sipping lemonade on “The Talk” Tuesday, which was a nod to Beyoncé’s new album. “I honestly cannot thank people enough for their backing me. For saying they love me. For everybody here at my home, supporting me, sending me messages of love,” she said. “I honestly am empowered, and I have found this inner strength, and I’m like, ‘Right. OK. What’s next?’ ”
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