Australian Black Sabbath fan Helen Maidiotis has been making an attempt to get Ozzy Osbourne knighted since no less than 2013. Though she acquired extra 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 positive you’ll admire, there may be extraordinarily fierce competitors for the very restricted variety of awards out there. The truth that Mr. Osbourne just isn’t recognised by an honour doesn’t imply that his contribution just isn’t appreciated. With some 1,000 awards out there in every spherical, and maybe six or seven occasions that variety of nominations, sadly it’s not attainable for each candidate, nevertheless helpful their service, to succeed.
Nonetheless, I can affirm his case stays into consideration presently. If in case you have any extra supporting info you wish to share with us, you’ll be most welcome to take action. We will then guarantee his case continues to obtain full and cautious consideration. Nonetheless, as we’ve beforehand defined, we are able to sadly give no assure as to the eventual final result or timescale.
You possibly can view her tweet under:
So far, her Change.org petition has secured almost 35,000 signatures, and she or he 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’ll be able to see from the reply, it’s not precisely what we have been hoping for however it’s nonetheless a optimistic response however. 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 every little thing we are able to 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 possibilities for achievement! So begin immediately, share the hyperlink to the petition, and make contact with your native radio stations, on-line leisure web sites, and so on! Let’s get this executed for Ozzy as soon as and for all! Thanks in your continued help during the last decade! It’s extremely a lot appreciated.
As for Ozzy, he’s been protecting fairly busy regardless of his current 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.
After all, these are just some of the various explanation why he deserves to change into Sir Ozzy Osbourne, proper? So, for those who’d like to affix Maidiotis’ trigger, be sure to signal her petition ASAP!
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