Kelly Osbourne Sued by Ozzy’s Mistress Over Elder Abuse Claim

Michelle Pugh claims that she has been emotionally and financially damaged by former “Fashion Police” star’s tweets

Last Updated: August 3, 2016 @ 2:36 PM

Kelly Osbourne just got served — with a lawsuit.

The daughter of Black Sabbath frontman Ozzy Osbourne is being sued by her father’s mistress, Michelle Pugh, over Kelly’s claim that Pugh had subjected Ozzy to “elder abuse.”

Back in May, when news of Ozzy’s relationship with hairstylist Pugh went public, Kelly tweeted, “My father is almost 70 ever heard of elder abuse?”

She also posted a phone number presumably belonging to Pugh with the message, “Anyone looking for cheap chunky LOW-lights a blow out and a blowjob call …”

Now Pugh is suing, claiming that she has been “slut-shamed, bullied and harassed.”

In the suit, Pugh admits to having a “consensual secretive romantic relationship” with Ozzy but says she believes that Ozzy left the family home because of Ozzy and wife Sharon’s “arguments involving financial issues and control, not Ozzy’s infidelity.”

After Kelly’s tweets, the lawsuit claims, “Not only had Plaintiff begun to be slut-shamed, bullied and harassed for allegedly breaking up a marriage, but [she] was wrongfully accused of a crime that further held her up to ridicule, hate and shame.”

Pugh also claims that her business as a hairstylist has been damaged, as have her emotions.

A spokesperson for Kelly Osbourne has not yet responded to TheWrap’s request for comment.

The lawsuit, filed in Los Angeles Superior Court, was filed the same day that Ozzy released a statement saying that he has been grappling with sex addiction for the past six years and has been undergoing “intense therapy.”

“Over the last six years, I have been dealing with a sex addiction. I’m sorry if Ms. Pugh took our sexual relationship out of context. I’d also like to apologize to the other women I have been having sexual relationships with,” Ozzy said. “Out of bad comes good. Since the press exposed this, I have gone into intense therapy. I am mortified at what my behavior has done to my family. I thank God that my incredible wife is at my side to support me.”

Alleging defamation per se, public disclosure of private facts and intentional infliction of emotional distress, the suit seeks unspecified damages.

Pamela Chelin contributed to this report.

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