By Rachel Mcgrath For Dailymail.com
Published: 00:26 BST, 2 October 2019 | Updated: 01:07 BST, 2 October 2019
She lost her adopted son Michael Blosil in 2010 when the 18-year-old took his own life.
And on Tuesday's edition of CBS' , Marie Osmond spoke about how the teen had been bullied by other kids in the run up to his death.
'I have never spoken about this before,' the new co-host began, addressing the daytime talk show panel. 'So, my son who died, he was bullied. He was bullied very heavily up until the time he committed suicide because of his sobriety.'
Shared pain: On Tuesday's edition of CBS' The Talk, Marie Osmond spoke about how her son Michael Blosil had been bullied by other kids before he took his own life in 2010 at age 18
Marie, 59, went on: 'I've got the texts. I mean they are horrendous and I never took action against it. But, I can tell you, honestly, I believe that that was a big component in him just feeling overwhelmed and that he didn't fit in.'
'I never took action against the three kids. I know who they are. But maybe it's not a bad idea to have some kind of consequence because it's getting out of hand,' she concluded to applause from the studio audience.
Michael had been adopted as a baby by the singer and her then husband Brian Blosil. The couple, who adopted four other children and had two biological children, divorced in 1997 after 21 years of