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Ringo Starr Is Keeping A Secret From Bob Geldof

Ringo Starr is in favour of Brexit - but he doesn't want Bob Geldof to know.The Beatles legend has revealed that, unlike his former bandmate Sir Paul McCartney, he supports Britain's decision to leave the...

Liam Gallagher To Busk In Edinburgh For Homeless Charity

Liam Gallagher is set to busk in Edinburgh this December for Social Bite's Sleep in the Park event to help tackle homelessness in Scotland.The former Oasis frontman will be joined by the likes of Deacon...

Michael Hutchence's Half-sister Reaches Out

Michael Hutchence's half-sister is desperate to reconnect with his daughter. The INXS frontman took his own life in 1997 when his daughter Tiger Lily was just 15 months old and, following the overdose of her...

Boomtown Rats To Release A New Album For The First Time In Over 30 Years

Bob Geldof has announced that the Boomtown Rats are releasing a new album - their first in over 30 years.The 65-year-old singer has revealed the band have already recorded a whopping 26 tracks and plan...

Pixie Geldof Gets Married

Pixie Geldof has got married - but she was over two hours late to the ceremony.The 26-year-old singer - the daughter of Bob Geldof and the late Paula Yates - tied the knot with her...

Celebs Could Face Huge Tax Bills After Tax Avoidance Legal Ruling

A number of big-name celebrities including David Beckham, Gary Lineker and Ant & Dec are among those who have lost a legal big to overturn a tax bill of £700 million.They are among more than...

Bob Geldof Praises Stormzy As The Artist Of The Moment

Bob Geldof believes Stormzy is carrying on the spirit of rock 'n' roll in the 21st century.The Boomtown Rats frontman considers the grime rapper to be the ''artist of the moment'' and the songs on...

Fifi Geldof Sells Paula Yates' Clothes Online

Fifi Geldof is selling her late mother Paula Yates' clothes online.The 34-year-old socialite, who is the daughter of Paula and Bob Geldof, is selling a number of items, including a rabbit fur coat for a...

Angelina Jolie And Ben Affleck Among Our Favourite Celebrity Humanitarians

Part of being a celebrity means using your voice, your recognition and your wealth to make a difference in the world. It's almost an unspoken rule. But for some stars the likes of Angelina Jolie...

Pixie Geldof's Not Afraid Of Death

Pixie Geldof isn't afraid of death.The 26-year-old musician-and-model has tragically been touched by death on two occasions in her young life; when she was just 10 years old when her mother Paula Yates died from...

Pixie Geldof: Sir Bob Geldof Gives The Best Advice

Pixie Geldof's father gives her the best advice.The 26-year-old model and singer is only happy to get Sir Bob Geldof's opinion on things but says he generally has one answer which fits everything.She told ES...

Midge Ure: 'There Won't Be Anymore Band Aid Get Togethers'

The duo teamed up to write and record the original hit in 1984 and brought together the likes of Boy George, Bono, Sting, and Duran Duran to join them in the studio....

Kim Kardashian West Unlikely To Attend Angel Ball

Kim Kardashian West is unlikely to attend an event honouring her late father.The 'Keeping Up With the Kardashians' star is still shaken up after being robbed at gunpoint in Paris earlier this month and she...

Former Boomtown Rats Bandmates Battle Over 1979 Hit

John Moylett, aka Johnnie Fingers, claims he wrote the music and some of the lyrics for the 1979 song but was pressured into not taking credit at the time, reports The Irish Mail...

Bob Geldof Rants At Fans For Wearing Primark During Festival Set

Bob Geldof reportedly ranted at fans during the Brentwood Festival in Essex last weekend because, according to him, they were wearing Primark clothes. The Mirror reports that hundreds of fans walked out of the family...

Fans Walk Out Of Festival Over Bob Geldof's Expletive-ridden Rant

The 64-year-old rocker was joined by his band the Boomtown Rats as they headlined the Brentwood Festival in Brentwood last weekend (16-17Jul16).The group is most famous for its song I Don't Like Mondays, but Bob's...

Sir Bob Geldof Faces Off With U.k. Politician Nigel Farage Over Brexit

In bizarre scenes the two camps clashed on the River Thames in London while on board opposing boats. The Live Aid supremo boarded a boat to oppose UKIP politician (United Kingdom Independence Party) Farage's 35-strong...

Peaches Geldof's Widower Refused To Lose Himself To Grief

Peaches, the mother of Thomas' two sons, was found dead at the couple's home in Kent, England on 7 April, 2014 and coroners later ruled the 25-year-old had passed away following a heroin...

Bob Geldof Considered Suicide After Peaches' Death

The Boomtown Rats frontman was left devastated in April, 2014 when 25-year-old socialite Peaches was found dead at her home in Kent, England after suffering a heroin overdose.In a new interview, Bob, 64, has revealed...

Peaches Geldof's Husband Thomas Cohen Pays Tribute To Late Wife At First Solo Gig

Thomas Cohen, the widower of Peaches Geldof has paid tribute to his late wife while performing his first solo gig in London. The 25-year-old reportedly referenced Geldof’s passing in two of the songs he performed...

Benedict Cumberbatch, Charlotte Church And Other Celebs Criticised For Speaking Out About Political Topics

Outspoken celebrities such as Benedict Cumberbatch, George Clooney, Katie Hopkins and Charlotte Church have been condemned in a new article by a former special adviser to the Conservative Home Secretary Theresa May.Cumberbatch, 39, famously used...

Peaches Geldof Died With $720,000 Debt

The 25-year-old daughter of musician Bob Geldof left no will, so her fortune was split between her creditors, her husband and two sons. The TV presenter's estate amounted to around $1.4 million...

Peaches Geldof Died With £450,000 Of Debts, New Report Suggests

Peaches Geldof may have owed roughly £450,000 in debts at the time of her death last year, a new report from The Daily Mirror has suggested.The 25 year old socialite, and daughter of rock star...

Bob Geldof Predicts Sinead O'connor Will Overcome Setback

The Nothing Compares 2 U singer is believed to be still receiving treatment in hospital after posting a message online on Sunday (29Nov15) stating she had taken an overdose. Sinead, who has...

Bob Geldof Reveals He 'Half-expected' Peaches To Die Young

Bob Geldof opens up about the death of his daughter Peaches last year in a heart-breaking radio interview in which he contemplated losing three important women in his life, including his ex wife and mother....

Bob Geldof 'Half-expected' Daughter Peaches' Death

The Boomtown Rats frontman was left devastated in April, 2014 when socialite Peaches Geldof, 25, was found dead at her home in Kent, England after suffering a heroin overdose. It later emerged...

Bob Geldof Berates Millennials In Fierce Rant About The State Of The World

Sir Bob Geldof has branded the ‘millennial’ generation as failures in a new speech he delivered about the state of the world following last week’s terrorist attacks in Paris, saying that the social media generation...

Stars Campaign For Mental Health Funding In Open Letter

The Boomtown Rats frontman leads calls for mental health care funding to be protected, and made equal to investments for physical health, when a Government spending review is announced on 25 November (15)....

Bob Geldof Proposed Marriage To Ease Pain Of Daughter's Death

The Boomtown Rats singer abandoned plans to ask his girlfriend of 19 years to marry him after Peaches' death from a drugs overdose in April, 2014. However, the rocker had a change...

Midge Ure Snubbed Bob Geldof's Wedding

The former Ultravox frontman, who helped Geldof create the Live Aid charity concert in the 1980s and co-wrote Do They Know It's Christmas? with him, decided against travelling to the French Riviera to...

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