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Neil and Osbourne exchange insults

By | Published on Wednesday 29 September 2010

Vince Neil and Sharon Osbourne are engaged in a little war of words at the moment after the Motley Crue man described the artist-manager-come-talent-show-judge as being “the most evil, shittiest woman I’ve ever met in my life” in his new autobiography ‘Tattoos & Tequila’, which was published last week.

Neil’s viewpoint of Sharon mainly stems from when Motley Crue toured the US with Ozzy Osbourne way back in 1984. The Motley man says Sharon ruled with an iron fist, stopping any of the talent on the tour from partying on the road. He writes: “She wouldn’t let us have any fun – no girls, no booze, no nothing”.

Osbourne has responded angrily, as you’d expect. She says that she enforced a no partying rule on that tour because of the death of Nicholas ‘Razzle’ Dingley, the British drummer with Finnish rock band Hanoi Rocks who died in Neil’s car when the Motley Crue singer crashed it while drink driving. She didn’t want Ozzy or any of his crew to go the same way, she claims.

Says Sharon: “[Neil is] a pathetic 50 year old party boy who continues to put innocent people’s lives at risk by getting behind the wheel of his car and driving drunk and being arrested for assaulting women”.

But Neil has hit back, pointing out the crash in which Dingley died took place right at the end of 1984, after the Ozzy/Crue tour. Though Osbourne would presumably argue the tragedy was an accident waiting to happen to party man Neil, and her hardline rules just ensured none of her people were involved.