Sharon gives away £30,000 ring

Why did Sharon Osbourne hurl a diamond ring off the stage?

SHE HAS ALWAYS seemed a generous soul – and now Sharon Osbourne has proved it.

The X-Factor judge was hosting a celebrity-packed fundraiser for Elton John’s Aids Foundation over the weekend when she pulled off her £30,000 diamond ring and threw it into the audience.

The 55-year-old had already thrown the red Aids awareness ribbon she was wearing into the crowd at London Astoria’s G-A-Y. Then she yelled: ‘Here, have a diamond as well.’

The event marked the 20th anniversary of World Aids Day on 1 December with performances from Girls Aloud, Westlife and the Sugababes.

A friend told the Daily Mirror: ‘It was a diamond ring that Sharon had bought for herself a while back. Sharon was having a great night and wanted to give something back to the crowd.

‘Let’s hope whoever caught it doesn’t just sell it down the pub for £100.’

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