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Sharon Osbourne seriously divides fans with bizarre anti-Covid contraption

Sharon's unusual headgear certainly has The X Factor...

You've heard of face masks, but how about a face helmet? Sharon Osbourne took to Instagram on Wednesday to share her latest contraption - and fans are baffled…

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The wife of Ozzy Osbourne shared a photo of herself wearing an unusual form of headgear, which is seemingly a type of face shield to guard against Covid-19. Smiling behind the protective screen, Sharon's signature red hair could be seen beneath the large hood, which was secured tightly around her neck and rested on her shoulders. 

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While the wearing of face coverings have been made mandatory in several countries across the world, we've never seen anything quite like Sharon's space-like helmet.

"Securely Sheltered and Camouflaged from Covid," the star penned beneath her post, adding an astronaut emoji to the caption, which proved polarising amongst fans. 

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While many of Sharon's followers were quick to applaud the former X-Factor star for her bold choice of headgear, several were left with questions. 

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Sharon took to Instagram to share her unusual headgear

"I want one!!!" exclaimed a fan, "I need one of those!" wrote another. A third fan agreed: "We all need one of those. Stay safe and healthy Sharon and family."

Others couldn't agree on the bizarre contraption, with one fan writing: "You look like you're ready for a moon walk," while another simply penned: "Seriously?"

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Sharon's bizarre headgear might look unusual, but we could be seeing a lot more of the quirky protective helmet in the future. 

According to BBC, hazmat (hazardous materials) helmets like Sharon's can include a battery-powered fan and filter respiratory system that purifies the air that is sucked in, pushing "stale" air out.

Some designs even have Bluetooth audio built-in, so you can make a phone call or listen to music while wearing the form of PPE.

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Having been diagnosed with Covid-19 and hospitalised for the virus last year, it's understandable Sharon wants to do everything to avoid a repeat of her terrifying experience with the deadly disease. 

During a recent episode of The Talk Show, the host said "I'm feeling really fine now, expect that I'm still really tired. I nod off at ridiculous times of the day."

"I'm good, you know I went through all the symptoms - headache, eyeache, bodyache, dizziness, sickness, all of it," she explained of her experience with the disease.

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