Sharon Osbourne Made An Assistant Go Into Her Burning House To Save Her Artwork, And Then Fired Him 

December 30, 2019 / Posted by:

You know those stories or jokes that are better only told to certain people? The ones which should be avoided in public or proper company because anyone without the exact same sense of humor as you or taste in bullshit will absolutely take offense? Sharon Osbourne does. Now. After telling a story on the Christmas special of the BBC show Would I Lie To You?, Sharon is going to be thinking twice about what is and isn’t a “cute” anecdote.

Did you know she once almost got an assistant killed in a fire and then fired them for not laughing about the whole thing? Sharon Osbourne doesn’t only look like a rejected Disney villain. She is one!

CNN says that as part of the show, Sharon was tasked with telling a true or untrue story and the other team guessed if her story was true or not. She assures us this one is true.

“I once sacked a member of my staff because he showed absolutely no sense of humor during a house fire.”

Here’s what happened. Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne started a fire in their mansion via a candle left unattended in a fake copper holder. She wasn’t going to risk her precious, rich life to save the artworks in her home, so she sent in her assistant–after Ozzy had caught fire while trying to deal with the blaze himself. The assistant went in because I guess he really wanted that job.

Once the paramedics arrived, she apparently ripped the oxygen mask they provided to him for his likely-blackened lungs from melted fake copper smoke inhalation. Sharon then gave it to her dog and sent the assistant back inside for more artwork.

When Sharon and Ozzy laughed about the whole thing later on, the assistant was not amused. She didn’t like that response so she canned him:

“I said, “If you don’t think that’s funny, do you think this is funny? You’re fired.”

Listen to her tell the whole story herself but it doesn’t sound any better with full context and detail, I promise you:

Sharon, you just laid the whole foundation for homeboy’s pending lawsuit. Expect a notice after this grandiose performance of reckless endangerment in your own words. I’m not sure the statute of limitations on something like this but you better hope it has run out. Meanwhile, next time you want to tell joke about how you almost killed another faceless, peasant service-worker accidentally with fire, maybe save it for the next Kardashian Khristmas party. I’m sure they’ll think it’s hilarious!

Pic: YouTube

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