Sharon Osbourne was glued to the screen for Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral.
osbournes The matriarch, who was in England for the country’s historic event, told Yahoo Entertainment that she got emotional watching the funeral and the procession. She was also impressed to see Prince Harry back in England for this.
“It was a wonderful funeral, wasn’t it?” Osbourne spoke about Monday’s final farewell to the country’s longest-reigning monarch, which drew royals, presidents, prime ministers and dignitaries from around the world. In the US alone, over 10 million viewers watched.
And while it was grand – and people lined the streets to catch a glimpse of the procession – small, thoughtful details, such as the corpses of the queens and the horse waiting for her coffin at Windsor Castle made tear-jerking moments . “Oh, God it always was,” she agreed.
Osbourne – who gave commentary to Fox News during the funeral broadcast, one of the many gigs she does in addition to being the subject of a new Fox Nation documentary next week – sees Prince Harry and Meghan Markle back with the royal family for the funeral Seeing says. The events before that also made him emotional, but in a different way.
“I felt really, really sad for Harry when he came back,” she admits. “And I felt sad for the country, sad because it is – this is where it is. To see her walk with her father and her brother, I felt very sad.”
Although she is hoping for face-time between the royals – since Harry and Meghan stepped down as senior royals, alleging they were abused by the “firm” and moved to California – a reconciliation can cause.
“I think it would be amazing,” she says. “I think it would be amazing for him and his father and brother. They are family. They need to be together.”
The Queen’s coffin was on view at Westminster Hall in London for four days, attracting even more mourners, including David Beckham, who stood in line for 13 hours to pay their respects. Osbourne, now a part of the UK show Conversation After her infamous exit from the US daytime show of the same name in 2021, she was too.
“I was broadcasting from the streets,” she says. “So I got in lines and talked to a lot of people who were waiting to see him.”
Among Osbourne’s many new projects is a Fox Nation documentary, Sharon Osbourne: To Hell and Back, which is debuting on Monday. This is Osbourne’s most candid — and it says a lot because she’s known for shooting from the hip — as she details her firing from CBS Conversation Amidst the fallout of the racism controversy.
Osbourne gives her unfiltered take—with lots of f-bombs and mediocre flashes—in how it all played out. Also featuring commentary from family members – Ozzy, son Jack and daughter Kelly – the doctor looks at other turbulent times in her life and how she pulled herself out of them.
Fox Nation’s Sharon Osbourne: To Hell and Back Debut on Monday, 26 September.