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Thursday, June 5, 2008

Daily Star Admits Story About Ozzy Osbourne's Poor Health Not True

The Daily Star will pay Ozzy Osbourne damages over a story that alleged that the rock star collapsed before the recent Brit Awards show, during which he presented awards, and implied that he was in bad health. The star's lawyer said the article caused Mr. Osbourne "considerable embarrassment and distress." Mr. Osbourne will donate the money to his wife's medical charity. Read more here.

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