Ozzy is really upset with the Westboro Baptist Church because they paraphrased lyrics from the song Crazy Train to spread a message of hate and evil. Perhaps you’re familiar that Church. It’s the Kansas-based church that enjoys getting publicity by taking “God Hates (Gays)” signs to soldiers’ funerals regardless of their sexual orientation. In fact, the family of one of those soldiers sued the church for emotional distress, after they made a circus out of their son’s funeral and the case made it to the Supreme Court.
Earlier this week, on the steps of the Supreme Court, the church held an anti-gay protest, during which they sang their own version of Ozzy Osbourne’s song, “Crazy Train”. They said, quote, “Cryin’ ’bout your feelings / For your sin, no shame / You’re goin’ straight to hell on your crazy train.” (–You can hear them singing it in the video below. For your peace of mind, you might want to just skip to the 3:20 mark.)Well, Ozzy was NOT happy to hear about that. He immediately issued a statement saying, quote, “I am sickened and disgusted by the use of ‘Crazy Train’ to promote messages of hate and evil by a ‘church.'”
I really dislike when music is used for political purposes, what about you?