Sharon Osbourne: I've Taken Medication for Depression for 16 Years

The co-host reveals her mood disorder on The Talk

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Sharon Osbourne surprised her co-hosts on CBS’ The Talk Monday by revealing she’s been taking depression medication for 16 years.

While discussing comedian Wayne Brady’s recent revelation that’s he’s long battled the mood disorder, Osbourne, 62, interrupted the discussion to say that she, too, suffers from depression.

“You never talked about that!” said co-host Aisha Tyler.

“Nobody ever asked!” replied Osbourne.

“Some days are better than others, and some days you feel like you just want to pull the sheets over your head and just stay in that bed and not do a damn thing – except rot,” she admitted, saying she has gotten help.

Along with Brady and Osbourne, other celebrities including Wil Wheaton and Rene Russo have recently opened up about their mental health struggles.

Check out the clip below:

The Talk airs weekdays at 2 p.m. ET/1 p.m. PT.

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