OZZY OSBOURNE Embarrasses Second Lady, Actress GLENN CLOSE

According to Drudge Report, Vice President Dick Cheney's wife Lynne Cheney told associates she was "embarrassed" by the commotion surrounding Ozzy Osbourne's appearance at this weekend's White House Correspondence Dinner in Washington.

"He's hardly someone we should be applauding... not a role model, I am rather embarrassed," Cheney reportedly said after the dinner, according to sources cited by Drudge Report.

Cheney has been an outspoken critic of rock and rap lyrics marketed to youth, having previously taken on rapper EMINEM by calling his music "the most extreme example of rock lyrics used to demean women, rock lyrics used to advocate violence against women."

In other Ozzy-related "news", the following item was published in today's edition of The New York Post:

Glenn Close will never forget her introduction to Ozzy Osbourne at the White House Correspondents Dinner. The star of Fatal Attraction and Dangerous Liaisons has a cast on her right arm, having broken her wrist in a horse-riding mishap. Upon learning that Close was being treated with the powerful painkiller Percoset, "Ozzy offered to buy some off me," the actress revealed. The heavy-metal patriarch - who has found new life appearing with his family on MTV in The Osbournes - was easily the most incongruous of the 2,500 guests at the Washington Hilton on Saturday night. The crowd also included Secretary of State Colin Powell, Gen. Tommy Franks, who's running the military operation in Afghanistan, as well as Raquel Welch, Shannen Doherty and covergirl Josie Maran. The only bigger star was Harrison Ford, who was surrounded by women wanting to have their picture taken with the leading man. Ford and Osbourne finally met up afterward at the lavish party thrown by Bloomberg News and exchanged some words. Asked, "Were you able to understand anything he said?" Ford paused and joked, "You mean the president?"

Also on the Osbourne front, Sharon and Kelly Osbourne will hold their first online chat with fans today, May 7th at 7:30 PM EST/4:30 PM PST at this location.


Posted in: News


To comment on a BLABBERMOUTH.NET story or review, you must be logged in to an active personal account on Facebook. Once you're logged in, you will be able to comment. User comments or postings do not reflect the viewpoint of BLABBERMOUTH.NET and BLABBERMOUTH.NET does not endorse, or guarantee the accuracy of, any user comment. To report spam or any abusive, obscene, defamatory, racist, homophobic or threatening comments, or anything that may violate any applicable laws, use the "Report to Facebook" and "Mark as spam" links that appear next to the comments themselves. To do so, click the downward arrow on the top-right corner of the Facebook comment (the arrow is invisible until you roll over it) and select the appropriate action. You can also send an e-mail to blabbermouthinbox(@)gmail.com with pertinent details. BLABBERMOUTH.NET reserves the right to "hide" comments that may be considered offensive, illegal or inappropriate and to "ban" users that violate the site's Terms Of Service. Hidden comments will still appear to the user and to the user's Facebook friends. If a new comment is published from a "banned" user or contains a blacklisted word, this comment will automatically have limited visibility (the "banned" user's comments will only be visible to the user and the user's Facebook friends).