After temporarily separating from her husband of over three decades this year, Sharon Osbourne has revealed she secretly faced another personal battle last year. 

Following a mysterious six-week absence from The Talk in May 2015, the 63-year-old television personality finally publicly addressed what kept her away from the show she's co-hosted for years. At the time of the hiatus, her rep told E! News Osbourne was suffering from "extreme exhaustion" and had collapsed from "mental and physical fatigue."

"I had a complete, utter breakdown," Osbourne said of last year's incident during Monday's episode. "I woke up in Cedars-Sinai Hospital and, for probably three days, I knew nothing. I couldn't think, I couldn't talk. I could do nothing. My brain just shut down on me," she described.

As for the root of the breakdown, Osbourne attributed it to trying to be Superwoman.  

"I was doing too much of everything, thinking that I'm Superwoman. I'm so strong. I can handle this. I can handle that—and it just fused my brain," she continued. At the time of the breakdown, Osbourne was juggling negotiations for her husband Ozzy Osbourne's tour, sponsorship work and world travel—a list of duties that ultimately overwhelmed her. 

"I just couldn't cope with anything and my family put me into a facility," she said. 

Sharon Osbourne, The Talk

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Upon entering the facility, Osbourne described how she met with a therapist and psychiatrist to diagnose her and attended group therapy. "I found, for me, that the group therapy is the best thing that I can do," she said. 

However, the road to recovery was not an overnight solution. "It took me days before I could even speak. I didn't want to speak. I didn't want to eat. I didn't want to talk to anyone and I couldn't keep thoughts in my head. My head was like a whirlpool going round and round and round. Not one thought would stay in," she revealed. 

Thanks to new medication, yoga, meditation and therapy, Sharon now says, "Bring it on. I can do it." Plus, she's learned the power of speaking up instead of holding it all in. 

"It's nothing to be ashamed about," she concluded. "If you had a bad leg, you tell everybody you had a bad leg. I just have a bad head."

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