Has flying 11,000 miles every week to be with her family jeopardised Sharon's X Factor success?

It was a job she was over the moon to return to, but poor Sharon Osbourne is apparently feeling torn between making time for her acts on The X Factor and her beloved family in LA.

The strain comes as she tends to her delicate marriage with heavy metal legend Ozzy Osbourne, 64, following their near-divorce-gate.

Sharon, 61, is also supporting son Jack Osbourne, 27, on the US version of Strictly, Dancing With The Stars, a month after his wife Lisa suffered a devastating late-term miscarriage.

It means she’s having to jet back and forth between London and LA to be there for everyone.

Sharon‘s tough, but she’s doing a lot for her family at the moment,’ a source close to The X Factor reveals to Now.

She’s a really family-orientated woman, so this is hard for her.’

While her fellow judges are always on hand for their acts in the UKNicole Scherzinger even took her girl, Hannah Barrett, out shopping – Sharon has been relying on phone calls and Skype to communicate with her only remaining act, Sam Bailey.

However, X Factor bosses maintain that Sharon‘s strenuous family commitments haven’t compromised the time she spends being a mentor.

Read more about Sharon Osbourne in this week’s Now magazine dated 4 November 2013 – download the digital edition now

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