Sharon Osbourne has double mastectomy

In a deeply emotional interview, Sharon Osbourne exclusively reveals to HELLO! magazine that she has undergone a double mastectomy to reduce the risk of contracting breast cancer.

The former X Factor judge – who battled colon cancer ten years ago - recently discovered that she carried a gene that made her predisposed to developing the disease. So, she decided to have both breasts removed.

"As soon as I found out I had the breast cancer gene, I thought: 'The odds are not in my favour'," Sharon tells HELLO! "I've had cancer before and I didn't want to live under that cloud: I decided to just take everything off, and had a double mastectomy."

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