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Bono Heading Towards Billion Dollar Club Thanks To Facebook

U2 rocker Bono looks set to become a billionaire thanks to his shares in Facebook.com.The frontman's investment company Elevation Partners, which he co-founded with former Apple boss Fred Anderson, spent a huge $210 million (£128...

Oprah Winfrey: The Book

Oprah Winfrey is set to release a book.The 240-page publication, entitled 'The Oprah Winfrey Show: Reflections on an American Legacy', will be released on November 15 and contain 150 photographs, personal memories and highlights from...

Bono Boxes Up His Glasses For Fans

U2 star Bono is offering superfans the chance to own a pair of his trademark sunglasses by popping replicas in a new Achtung Baby box set, released to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the album.The...

Jim Sturgess' Magical Moment As Spider-man

Actor Jim Sturgess will always be indebted to director pal Julie Taymor for including him in a Spider-man songwriting jam session with his heroes Bono and The Edge.The U2 icons were working on the music...

Snow Patrol Taken Under U2'S 'Wings'

Snow Patrol feel very fortunate to have been taken under the "wings" of U2.The 'Chasing Cars' group have been supporting the Irish rockers on their '360 Degree' tour - which ends on Saturday (30.07.11) -...

Bono And K'naan Address African Famine

Rocker Bono and Somalian rapper K'Naan joined forces in Minneapolis over the weekend (23-24Jul11) to "sound the alarm bell" about the drought and famine spreading across Africa.The philanthropic U2 star, founder of the global anti-poverty...

Megan Fox Blasts Botox Rumours

Megan Fox, star of Jennifer's Body and the Transformers franchise, has taken rumours of botox injections into her own hands by posting an album on Facebook entitled 'Things You Can't Do with Your Face when...

Bono Thrills Blind Fan At Nashville Gig

A blind U2 fan was given a concert moment he and his wife will never forget in Nashville, Tennessee on Sunday night (03Jul11) when Bono invited him up onstage to perform with the rockers.The rocker...

U2 To Sell Off Tour Claws

U2 are to sell off the stage 'claws' used on their '360 Tour'.The Irish rock band created incredible 29,000-square-foot steel 'claws' which formed the structure of the set and allowed for 360 degree views for...

Bono Felt Sick During Glastonbury Show

U2 frontman Bono was so nervous during the band's headlining slot at Britain's Glastonbury festival on Friday (24Jun11), he feared he would vomit during the show.The band was due to be the star act at...

Bono Dismisses 'Wrong' Protesters

U2 frontman Bono has shrugged off the scenes of violence during the band's set at Britain's Glastonbury festival on Friday (24Jun11), insisting he is "glad" the protesters had their say, but branded their campaign "wrong".Campaigners...

Bono's Emotional Thanks To Fans

U2 frontman Bono choked back tears during the band's emotion-charged headline performance at Britain's Glastonbury festival on Friday night (24Jun11).The Beautiful Day hitmakers were forced to cancel their planned performance at the event last year...

U2 Protesters Plan To Invade Glastonbury Festival Gig

U2 and Bono will face off against a batch of angry protesters when they take the stage at the Glastonbury festival in England on Friday (24Jun11).Activists at anti-capitalist group Art Uncut have accused the group...

Glastonbury Boss Always Wanted U2

Glastonbury organisers have been trying to book U2 for 32 years.The Irish rockers headline the world-famous festival tonight (24.06.11) - a year after they pulled out when frontman Bono suffered a back injury - and...

Haines Blasts Bono And Hynde In New Memoir

Cult British rocker Luke Haines has taken aim at Bono in his biting new memoir, slamming the U2 frontman for snubbing him backstage.The former Auteurs star was invited to play a show when David Bowie...

Bono Gives Thanks To Surgeons Who Fixed His Back

Rocker Bono has publicly thanked the German surgeons who mended his back last year (10) and gave him a new lease of life.The U2 frontman was forced to scrap a series of U2 shows last...

Bono Advised Jonas On Solo Album

Joe Jonas has credited Bono with inspiring his new album after the U2 rocker dished out words of advice on the music industry.The Jonas Brothers star releases his first solo offering, Fast Life, later this...

U2 Fronted By 'Robo-bono'

U2 will be fronted by "Robo-Bono" at the Glastonbury festival.The legendary rockers will headline the world-famous music event in Somerset, South West England on Friday (24.06.11), a year after they pulled out of playing after...

Bono And The Edge Take Spider-man Stage With Taymor

U2 rockers Bono and The Edge put on a united front with their former Spider-man musical director Julie Taymor by taking to the stage with her at the close of the show's opening night.Spider-Man: Turn...

Bono: 'Spider-man Is 90 Per Cent Perfect'

U2 stars Bono and The Edge have revealed their Broadway musical Spider-man: Turn Off The Dark is only 90 per cent finished as the curtain rises on the much-maligned spectacular.The show closed in March (11)...

Spider Man Actress Hits Back At 'Crushing' Reviews

Spider Man 'Turn off the Dark' finally makes its official debut on Broadway tonight (14th June 2011) following a tumultuous few months that has seen cast-members hospitalized and producer Julie Taymor leave the project. Spider...

Spider-man Musical Opens After Months Of Turmoil

The 'Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark' show is set to open tonight (14.06.11).The Broadway musical - which U2 frontman Bono and guitarist The Edge have written all the music and lyrics for - has been...

U2 Stars Explain Taymor's Exit From Spider-man

U2 stars Bono and The Edge have opened up about Julie Taymor's exit from their Spider-man musical, revealing the director was "exhausted" and "overwrought" and they didn't think she would cope with an overhaul of...

Bono Admits Spiderman Musical 'Didn't Work'

Bono admits 'Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark' initially "didn't work".The Broadway musical - the most expensive in history - has been hit by many problems since the first preview shows in November 2010 but the...

Angelina Jolie Has Core Values For Louis Vuitton

Angelina Jolie is the latest celebrity to appear in Louis Vuitton's Core Values campaign. The 35-year-old actress follows Bono and his wife Ali Hewson, Sean Connery and Francis Ford Coppola and his daughter Sofia in...

U2 'Gutted' They Can't Release New Material

U2 are "gutted" they won't have a new album finished before next year.The 'With or Without You' group had originally planned to release new material by the end of their 360 Degree tour this July,...

Bono Forced To Hitchhike In Canadian Rain

Bono was forced to hitchhike when caught in heavy rain this week.The U2 singer and his assistant were taking a stroll in West Vancouver on Tuesday (31.05.11) but had to flag a passing car to...

Hitch-hiking Bono Picked Up By Ice Hockey Star

U2 star Bono was forced to hitch-hike in Canada earlier this week (begs30May11) after he was caught out by a storm.The rocker and his assistant were walking through West Vancouver on Tuesday (31May11) when the...

Paul Simon's Sympathies Over Spider-man Musical

Singer/songwriter Paul Simon feels sorry for his fellow rock stars Bono and The Edge over criticism of their Spider-man musical - he suffered the same agony when his 1998 Broadway play was panned.The U2 rockers...

Arnold Schwarzenegger Begging Wife

Arnold Schwarzenegger has reportedly begged Maria Shriver to save their marriage.The couple split after 25 years together earlier this month when it emerged Arnold fathered a 13 year old son with the family's former housekeeper,...

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Rolling Stones - Exhibitionism Featurette

The Rolling Stones are set to celebrate their long career as a band next year (2016) with their first exhibition at London's Saatchi Gallery.

'It's A Dream Come True': Paul Rudd Marvels Over 'Ant-Man' Role

The star makes his superhero debut in the upcoming movie.

Secret In Their Eyes - Trailer

'Secret In Their Eyes' is the upcoming re-boot of the 2009 Argentine Academy Award winning movie of the same name.

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Disclosure - Holding On ft. Gregory Porter Video

Disclosure go sci-fi thriller on us in the new video for their single 'Holding On', featuring the vocals of Gregory Porter.

Critics Can't Decide If 'Magic Mike XXL' Is Harmless Fun Or An Oversized Let-Down

The male stripper sequel hit US theatres today (July 1st) and stars Channing Tatum, Matt Bomer, and Joe Manganiello.

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