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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...

Midge Ure Missed Bob Geldof's Wedding

Midge Ure missed Bob Geldof's wedding. Although the Live Aid founders have been close friends for years, Midge admitted he didn't make it to Bob's wedding to French actress Jeanne Marine in September because he...

Bianca Jagger Condemns Bob Geldof For Refugee Offer

Last month (Aug15), the Boomtown Rats star declared he was prepared to shelter three families at his homes in London and in Kent, England and he has since criticised the U.K. government's offer...

Bob Geldof Marries In France

It was reported back in April (15) that Geldof and Marine had wed in the resort of Rayol-Canadel-sur-Mer, and the musician even appeared to confirm the news at the time, telling reporters in...

Bob Geldof 'Weds Jeanne Marine'

Sir Bob Geldof held an intimate wedding ceremony on the French Riviera on Saturday (19.09.15).The Live Aid organiser reportedly wed French actress Jeanne Marine - despite previous reports they married in April.According to the Sunday...

Bob Geldof Turns On U.k. Politician At Awards Show

The veteran pop star attended the ceremony to present the Chancellor of the Exchequer with the magazine's Politician of the Year award, but he used the opportunity to criticise Osborne and the rest...

Angelina Jolie Calls For Action On Europe's Refugee Crisis

The escalating crisis across the continent has dominated headlines in recent weeks, and now the Hollywood actress, who is a United Nations special envoy for refugees, has joined the debate and urged governments...

Kylie And Danni Minogue Duet For Christmas Single

Kylie and Danni Minogue are releasing a Christmas single together. The 'Spinning Around' hitmaker has united with younger sister to record a cover version of 'Last Christmas' by Wham! - which was first released by...

Bob Geldof Is Willing To Take Refugee Families Into His Home

Bob Geldof put his money where his mouth is when he offered refugee families shelter in a number of his houses and has called out to others to do the same. The organiser of the...

Bob Geldof Offers To Take In Refugees

The Boomtown Rats star has declared politicians need to do more to help those caught up in the humanitarian disaster on the continent as thousands of refugees fleeing conflict zones have become stranded,...

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