She races back to LA to look after sick pooch

Sharon Osbourne is devastated that her favourite dog is ill with pneumonia.

She has dashed back to LA to care for Minnie who is seriously ill and isn’t expected to live beyond the end of the week.

‘Minnie is Sharon’s favourite out of all her dogs,’ says a source. She was by Sharon’s side constantly as she battled cancer. She had to see her.’

The X Factor judge was photographed in tears at daughter Kelly’s West End debut in Chicago on Sunday and onlookers thought she was crying with pride.

But the 54-year-old was weeping about her poorly white Pomeranian.

‘She heard the news about Minnie at the theatre and was distraught,’ the source tells the Sun.

‘Ozzy was comforting her.’

Suzannah Ramsdale