ROBERT PLANT Says He Doesn't Know Whether To Laugh Or Cry Watching 'The Osbournes'

Former LED ZEPPELIN singer Robert Plant was recently asked by Gene Simmons Tongue magazine about his take on "The Osbournes" and the way Ozzy and his family live in the public eye. "I think it's kind of sadistic for the general public and masochistic by the artist — it's called entertainment," Plant said. "We used to say, 'Fuck 'em, don't lie down on your back, spread your legs and show everybody what you've got.' 'One More Cup Of Coffee', 'Song To The Siren' or 'Darkness, Darkness', these are beautiful songs, but that doesn't mean I've got to do a handstand. It means probably that I'll be playing in a truck stop near you soon. It's weird really. There is a kind of common denominator for entertainment and it's called, 'Cripes, look at that.' I've known Ozzy since time began. As kids in ZEP, Bonzo and I did a really good job of pissing everybody off everywhere we went. Once we got a record deal, because SABBATH lived near where we lived, we just kept rubbing it in. 'You're not very good, are you? Not like us.' In fact, those early days were very funny, very humorous. I don't know what's sad and what's humorous now watching that stuff. Anyway, there's obviously some income there."


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