Sharon Osbourne lashes out at Jeremy Corbyn, calling Labour leader an 'arrogant, ugly f**k'
Sharon Osbourne has described Jeremy Corbyn as an “arrogant, ugly f**k” and said she wants to “physically hurt him”, after talking about how her father was “tortured” by fellow British soldiers during the war because he was Jewish.
Speaking to the Sunafter filming an episode of the BBC's Who Do You Think You Are? that was broadcast on Monday, the music manager and television host called the Labour leader “revolting, so ugly, inside and out".
"This ugliness oozes from him, he’s repulsive. I hate him so much. I want to hurt him. I want to physically hurt this man," she said.
On the wider issue of antisemitism, she said: “It’s always been around and it will always be around and that’s what terrifies me because of all the ugly groups that are coming up all over the world. It’s always the Jews or the blacks or the Muslims — everybody hates somebody.”
Mrs Osbourne, who describes herself as "49 per cent Irish and the rest is Ashkenazi Jewish" also described what happened to her father, the music manager Don Arden, experienced during the Second World War from fellow British soldiers.
Before changing his name in 1944, he was called Harry Levy.
“His name was Levy so of course they knew he was a Jew”, she said.
“There he was fighting for his country and everybody was torturing him. People from his own country were torturing him.
“They’d wake him up at two or three in the morning and it’s p***ing down with rain and they’re getting him to dig a hole outside.
"He’s like, ‘Why am I doing this?’ And they’re going, ‘Because you’re a f*****g Jew and this war is over you and this is why we have to fight and you’re going to dig a f*****g hole’. And he just went, ‘They’re going to kill me’.”
Her episode of Who Do You Think You Are? focuses more on her mother, because the show's researchers were unable to find records of her father's Eastern European heritage, everything having been “destroyed” during the war.