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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,...

Bob Geldof Cancels Solo Gigs After Low Ticket Sales

The Boomtown Rats frontman was due to play 800-capacity venues in England and Wales next month (Sept15) but fewer than half the seats sold, report editors at The Sun newspaper. According to...

Police Close Case Into Discovering Peaches Geldof's Drug Dealer

15 months after her death, police have dropped the investigation into uncovering the identity of the drug dealer that supplied the heroin which caused Peaches Geldof to overdose, meaning that the culprit may never be...

Police Close Case On Peaches Geldof Death

The 25-year-old socialite was found dead at her home in Kent, England in April, 2014 after suffering an overdose of the deadly drug, and cops subsequently launched a probe to find out how...

Bob Geldof: Band Aid Isn't A Good Song

Bob Geldof doesn't think Band Aid is a good song - but insists it doesn't matter because it's saved millions of lives.The Boomtown Rats singer and Midge Ure wrote, recorded and released 'Do They Know...

Kylie Minogue Praises 'Courageous' Boy George At Ivor Novellos

Kylie Minogue praised Boy George for writing ''courageous'' songs as she presented him with the Outstanding Contribution to British Music prize at The 60th Anniversary Ivor Novello Awards.The 'I Should Be So Lucky' hitmaker...

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