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Ozzy Osbourne fans support online bid to get rocker knighted

More than 21,000 Ozzy Osbourne fans have signed an online petition to get the Black Sabbath star knighted.

The causes.com campaign is the brainchild of 65-year-old fan Helen Maidiotis, who insists that Ozzy is more than deserving of a top title from The Queen.

She writes: "I am campaigning for Ozzy Osbourne to receive a Knighthood, as he thoroughly deserves this honor not only for all his charity work but for all his years entertaining us and helping make a difference to peoples' lives who have looked up to him for his strong will and determination to get through the many obstacles that he has come across.

"Helping to get him Knighted would be our gift to him."

News of the petition has reached the rocker, who says, "I can't imagine anything better... but I'm not gonna get upset if it doesn't happen. I never thought I'd get further than Aston (in Birmingham, England)."

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