Australian Black Sabbath fan Helen Maidiotis has been making an attempt to get Ozzy Osbourne knighted since a minimum of 2013. Though she received further help in 2014 – in addition to tried once more in 2019 – it’s but to occur. Fortunately, although, she has a brand new cause to imagine it is nonetheless attainable.
Final Thursday (Jan. 19), Maidiotis tweeted a picture of a promising letter she obtained from the U.Ok. authorities relating to her quest. Particularly, it got here from the Division for Digital, Tradition, Media and Sport Honours Group, and it reads:
As you might be conscious Mr. Osbourne has been into consideration for an honour for some time. Sadly to this point he has been unsuccessful. As I’m certain you’ll recognize, there’s extraordinarily fierce competitors for the very restricted variety of awards out there. The truth that Mr. Osbourne shouldn’t be recognised by an honour doesn’t imply that his contribution shouldn’t be appreciated. With some 1,000 awards out there in every spherical, and maybe six or seven instances that variety of nominations, sadly it’s not attainable for each candidate, nonetheless helpful their service, to succeed.
Nevertheless, I can verify his case stays into consideration right now. You probably have any further supporting data you want to share with us, you’d be most welcome to take action. We will then guarantee his case continues to obtain full and cautious consideration. Nevertheless, as now we have beforehand defined, we will sadly give no assure as to the eventual end result or timescale.
You possibly can view her tweet under:
Thus far, her Change.org petition has secured practically 35,000 signatures, and he or she posted the next response/rationalization to the web site on Jan. 19: “Final evening I obtained this reply from the cupboard on her behalf and as you may see from the reply, it’s not precisely what we have been hoping for however it’s nonetheless a optimistic response nonetheless. It means we nonetheless have an opportunity as ‘he’s nonetheless into consideration.'”
What we have to do now could be to maintain pushing the signatures and doing all the things we will to maintain spreading the phrase. Contact your radio stations and on-line music web sites and so on to get articles written concerning the want for this to occur for Ozzy Osbourne. The extra we push for media publicity the higher our probabilities for achievement! So begin immediately, share the hyperlink to the petition, and speak to your native radio stations, on-line leisure web sites, and so on! Let’s get this carried out for Ozzy as soon as and for all! Thanks to your continued help over the past decade! It’s totally a lot appreciated.
As for Ozzy, he’s been protecting fairly busy regardless of his latest bodily ailment(s). As an example, he donated a signed Gibson SG electrical guitar to Julien’s Auctions (as a part of their annual MusiCares Charity Aid Public sale, which is able to happen on Sunday, Feb. 5 in Beverly Hills, Calif.) He’s additionally been anxiously gearing up for a brand new actuality present – Residence to Roost – which is able to revolve round his and Sharon’s transfer again to England from Los Angeles.
In fact, these are just some of the numerous explanation why he deserves to grow to be Sir Ozzy Osbourne, proper? So, in case you’d like to hitch Maidiotis’ trigger, be sure you signal her petition ASAP!
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