Osbournes Saddened By Sheen’s Behavior

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April 19, 2011 | 4:10am EST

Kelly and Sharon Osbourne have spoken out about Charlie Sheen’s recent bizarre behavior, calling his antics “sad” and insisting the star must be unaware of the pain he is causing his loved ones.
The actor, who has battled substance abuse issues, was fired from hit sitcom Two And A Half Men earlier this year after several months of headline-grabbing stunts, which included trashing a suite at a New York hotel, rehab and hospitalisations.

Kelly Osbourne, who has overcome her own addiction problems, is convinced Sheen is no longer taking drugs, but fears he may be suffering from an undiagnosed mental illness.

She tells CNN’s Piers Morgan, “I think it’s sad… I don’t believe that this is just drugs. I don’t, I’m sorry. I think that he definitely suffers from some form of mania… I hate to use the word mental illness, but… I think he’s a very smart man. I think he’s a very charming man, but I don’t think he’s aware of the destruction he’s causing…

“I don’t believe that he’s even doing drugs any more, I just think that he’s done so much that he’s just fried his brain a little bit.”

Kelly’s mother Sharon, who has dealt with husband Ozzy Osbourne’s own drug problems, echoes her daughter’s concerns: “I feel worse for his family. He’s a brother, a son. He’s a husband. He’s a father. And he might think that, you know, he’s the rock star, he’s cool, but the damage that he’s doing to all the people around him…”