Sharon Osbourne 'put into a facility' after suffering breakdown in 2015

Sharon Osbourne has revealed that she checked into treatment after suffering from a secret "breakdown" last year.

The X Factor judge, 63, told US TV show The Talk, which she co-hosts, that her family "put me into a facility".

Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne in 2015 (Rich Fury/Invision/AP)
Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne in 2015 (Rich Fury/Invision/AP)

"It's very weird when you suffer from a bad depression... I had a complete and utter breakdown," the star said.

"I woke up in Cedars-Sinai hospital and for probably three days I knew nothing. I couldn't think. I couldn't talk. I could do nothing. My brain just shut down on me.

"It's hard enough surviving in this world anyway... I was doing too much of everything, thinking I'm a superwoman, 'I'm so strong. I can handle this, I can handle that.' My brain just totally fused."

She said: "I just couldn't cope with anything and my family put me into a facility. I found, for me, that group therapy was the best thing that I could do."

Her comments come after Sharon and Black Sabbath star husband Ozzy reunited after the rocker's alleged affair.

Kelly, Ozzy, Sharon and Jack Osbourne arriving for The Pride of Britain Awards 2015
Kelly, Ozzy, Sharon and Jack Osbourne (Ian West/PA)

In August, Ozzy revealed he was undergoing "intense therapy" for a "sex addiction" that nearly resulted in the disintegration of his marriage.

She told The Talk: "People out there, I want you to realise there is so much help out there. It's nothing to be ashamed about."

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