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Peaches Geldof Slams 'Wild Child' Reputation

SIR BOB GELDOF's teenage daughter PEACHES is begging press to treat her like a "professional", insisting her hellraising reputation is unwarranted. The 17-year-old was recently branded a shoplifter by British newspapers after setting off security...

Madonna Laughs Off Pitt/jolie Adoption Advice Reports

MADONNA has laughed off reports suggesting BRAD PITT and ANGELINA JOLIE advised her to adopt an African baby, insisting she has never even met the actress Reports have suggested Pitt and Jolie urged the...

Geldof Splits From Dj Partner

PEACHES GELDOF has dropped her TRASH PUSSIES DJ partner FIONA 'FIFI' BROWN after the pair had a blazing row last week (ends20OCT06). The girls, who were good friends as well as collaborators, called time on...

Peaches Signs Up As Topshop Designer

Socialite PEACHES GELDOF is following in KATE MOSS's footsteps by designing a new range of trendy jewellery for British high store fashion chain Topshop. The much-loved brand suddenly became even hotter when boss SIR PHILIP...

Live 8 Costs Revealed

Campaigning rocker SIR BOB GELDOF's Live 8 concerts cost a staggering $14.6 million (GBP8.1 million) to stage, accounts have revealed. The 10 gigs held across the world in July 2005 were aimed at promoting awareness...

Ure To Be Honoured By Royal

Rocker MIDGE URE is to receive a charity award from British royal PRINCESS ANNE for his work helping poor children. The musician will receive the Outstanding Contribution to Young People accolade from the Princess Royal...

Geldof: 'Peaches Reports Are Nonsense'

SIR BOB GELDOF has hit out at the press for writing "nonsense" about his daughter PEACHES, because he knows exactly what she gets up to. The former BOOMTOWN RATS singer has three daughters, Peaches,...

Peaches Blames Shoplifting Misunderstanding On Mobile

LATEST: SIR BOB GELDOF's daughter PEACHES is convinced her mobile phone set off security alarms when she was mistakenly suspected of shoplifting at a London shop on Tuesday (03OCT06). The 17-year-old socialite was stopped by...

Geldof Praises Marine For Taking On His Children

Irish rocker SIR BOB GELDOF has praised his long-term love JEANNE MARINE for taking on his children from his marriage to PAULA YATES. Geldof lives with his three daughters FIFI, PIXIE, and PEACHES from his...

Geldof: 'Paula Lived In Fear'

SIR BOB GELDOF believes his late ex-wife PAULA YATES' fear of inheriting manic depression from her father contributed to her tragic death. The former BOOMTOWN RATS frontman divorced TV presenter Yates in 1996 after she...

Geldof Daughter In Shoplifting Quiz

SIR BOB GELDOF's teenage daughter PEACHES was questioned by security yesterday (03OCT06) after being accused of shoplifting in a central London store. The 17-year-old student was stopped by guards as she tried to leave the...

Allen: 'Peaches Attack Was A Joke'

British chart-topper LILY ALLEN has defended her verbal attack on socialite PEACHES GELDOF, insisting she was merely being sarcastic. The SMILE singer, when asked if she would fight the daughter of SIR BOB GELDOF, joked...

Geldof: 'I'm Always Checking Out Good-looking Guys'

SIR BOB GELDOF disturbs his girlfriend JEANNE MARINE by pointing out good-looking men on TV. The musician and activist admits he doesn't take an interest in the way he looks, but is obsessed with other...

Mills Joins Celebrity Darfur Campaign

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY's estranged wife HEATHER MILLS has added her voice to celebrity criticism of the genocide in Darfur. So far GEORGE CLOONEY and SIR BOB GELDOF have been outspoken campaigners of the humanitarian crisis,...

Geldof Defends 'Kiss And Tell' Autobiography

SIR BOB GELDOF has defended his sexual boasting in 1986 autobiography IS THAT IT?, insisting he only wrote it for the money. The former BOOMTOWN RATS rocker used the book to brag about the effect...

Geldof Returns To Reject Bank Manager

Musician and activist SIR BOB GELDOF returned to the bank manager who refused him a business loan when he was a 20-year-old - to pick up a cheque for Live Aid. The former BOOMTOWN RATS...

Geldof: 'We Must Do Something About Darfur'

SIR BOB GELDOF is desperately urging the world's superpowers to put their weight behind the crisis in Darfur in a bid to halt the violence. The rocker-turned-activist slammed China for continuing to provide arms to...

Boomtown Rats Sue Geldof Over Unpaid Royalties

SIR BOB GELDOF has been sued by his former BOOMTOWN RATS bandmates for allegedly refusing to share the group's fortune since they split. Guitarist GARRICK ROBERTS, who now has a plumbing job to pay the...

Everett Defends Yates Yarns

British actor RUPERT EVERETT has begged SIR BOB GELDOF to forgive him for including intimate tales of his late wife PAULA YATES in his new autobiography. RED CARPETS AND OTHER BANANA SKINS details the actor's...

Geldof Branded 'Hypocrite' By Neighbours

SIR BOB GELDOF has been branded a hypocrite by angry environmentalists after breaking a preservation order. Geldof, renowned for his outspoken campaigning, had a 40 feet- (12.1 metre-) high tree at his home in Kent,...

Peaches Slams Skinny Celebs

SIR BOB GELDOF's daughter PEACHES has launched a scathing verbal attack on thin celebrities for allegedly promoting anorexia and unhealthy dieting among women. The 17-year-old TV star is disgusted with what she calls a "scary...

Geldof To Open Literature Festival

Rocker-turned-campaigner SIR BOB GELDOF has been unveiled as the unlikely choice to open this year's (06) Hay literature festival. The former BOOMTOWN RATS star will kick off the cultural celebration in Segovia, Spain later this...

Peaches Defying Bob's Ban

LATEST: SIR BOB GELDOF's daughter PEACHES has stopped advertising her DJ gigs in a bid to dodge her father's ban on her fledgling club career. The 17-year-old has already been forced to pull out of...

Geldof Bans Peaches' Dj Set

SIR BOB GELDOF's daughter PEACHES is furious with her father because he has banned her from accepting her biggest ever DJ gig. The 17-year-old has been forced to pull out of the opening of...

Everett Had 'Six-year Affair' With Yates

Gay actor RUPERT EVERETT had an "on-off affair" with SIR BOB GELDOF's late wife PAULA YATES over a six-year period. The British star of MY BEST FRIEND'S WEDDING has no idea if the LIVE 8...

Peaches Geldof Joins Pop Duo

SIR BOB GELDOF's daughter PEACHES has joined British pop duo COSMETIQUE. The 17-year-old replaces SARAH CHURCHILL to perform alongside JUSTIN ANDERSON. Cosmetique are currently hyped as the next big thing and are being courted by...

Peaches 'Drug Photo Actually Roll-up Cigarette'

LATEST: SIR BOB GELDOF's daughter PEACHES was being passed a roll-up cigarette and not snorting drugs in a controversial photograph printed in a British newspaper on Sunday (28AUG06), according to the teenage boy pictured handing...

Geldof Defends Daughter

LATEST: SIR BOB GELDOF has leaped to his daughter PEACHES' defence after photographs emerged of her with a piece of rolled up paper in her nostril, insisting she is a just a "normal child". The...

Peaches 'Drug' Photograph Outrage

PEACHES GELDOF has caused a media frenzy after a photograph was released of her at a party with a rolled up paper being placed up her nostril by a pal. The 17-year-old daughter of...

Wood Slams Celebrity Activists

ROLLING STONES guitarist RONNIE WOOD has criticised fellow musicians BONO and SIR BOB GELDOF for involving themselves in politics. The START ME UP rocker refuses to get mixed up in high-profile causes like Bono and...

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