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Julie Taymor Sues Spiderman Bosses For "Hundreds Of Thousands"

Julie Taymor, the former director of the ill-fated Spiderman Broadway show has successfully sued the shows producers for "hundreds of thousands of dollars", says a report on the Bbc News website today (February 17, 2012)....

Bodyguard Still Upset With Bono Over Fan Fight

A former U2 bodyguard is still awaiting an apology from Bono after the rocker attacked him with a guitar onstage at a gig in Boston, Massachusetts in 2001.David Guyer has detailed his exploits on the...

Pitt Thanks Bono For Humanitarian Advice

Brad Pitt has credited Bono with giving him humanitarian advice which helped him become the man he is today.In a candid new interview with The Hollywood Reporter, the movie star admits he "sought out" the...

The Temper Trap Completing Second Album

The Temper Trap have almost completed their second album. The 'Sweet Disposition' group have been in their home country, Australia, working on new material and hope to have the album released this spring.The band's manager,...

Bono Ignores Kidnap Threats To Perform In Mali

U2 star Bono gave Mali's annual Desert Festival a big boost on Thursday night (12Jan12) by appearing onstage to launch the three-day event.The Timbuktu-based festival is located in a former warzone, close to an al-Qaeda...

Sean Penn Made Haitian Ambassador

Sean Penn has accepted the job of "ambassador at large" for the Caribbean nation of Haiti. The 'Milk' actor - who has been assisting in the country's relief efforts since it was struck by a...

Spider-man Success Toasted By Bono And The Edge

U2 stars Bono and The Edge have hailed late theatre producer Tony Adams following the success of their Spider-man stage show.The two musicians began work on Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark after Adams approached them...

U2'S Effortless Albums

U2 make their records in a way so that they sound "like they didn't try too hard".The 'Vertigo' band work meticulously in the studio, but always aim for their albums to sound effortless and full...

U2 Named Highest Grossing Touring Act

U2 had the highest-earning tour of 2011. The 'Sweetest Thing' rockers grossed more than $293 million at 44 concerts, watched by almost three million people, as their record-breaking 360 Degree tour concluded with a string...

Alicia Keys Scares Bono At 'Keep A Child Alive' Premiere

Alicia Keys had U2 frontman Bono 'shaking' in his boots when the two superstars met at the premiere of Showtime documentary 'Keep a Child Alive'. Also famous for her humanitarian activities, Alicia Keys has spoken...

Back Doctor Warned Bono About Sex Risks

The German doctor who repaired rocker Bono's back last year (10) told the U2 star that his pioneering operation might wreck his performance in the bedroom.Dr. Hans-Wilhelm Muller-Wohlfahrt was candid with the singer and humanitarian...

Bono Proud Of American Aids Progress

U2 star Bono has heaped praise upon America's politicians and medical researchers for their decade-long commitment to fighting Aids because the world is finally "talking seriously about the end of this global epidemic".The singer and...

Bono Annoyed By Own Voice

Bono's voice "annoys" him.The U2 frontman can't bring himself to listen to his group's earlier hits because he thinks he sounds "like a girl" when he sings on them.He told TV talk show host Ellen...

Bono: 'My Voice Annoys Me'

Rocker Bono is tired of his own voice and rarely listens to U2 songs when they are played on the radio.The Irish star admits he's particularly turned off when he hears songs U2 recorded at...

Chris Martin Knows Gwyneth Is More Famous

Chris Martin says being married to Gwyneth Paltrow stops him feeling famous.Despite the worldwide success of his band Coldplay, the 'Paradise' hitmaker - who has children Apple and Moses with the actress - still feels...

Bono Was Scared Of Alicia Keys

Bono was "terrified" of Alicia Keys when he first met her.The U2 frontman admires the singer's "lioness energy" but was "shaking in his boots" when they first met when they recorded a charity cover of...

Anton Corbijn Lands Top Culture Prize

Dutch filmmaker Anton Corbijn was honoured with a top culture award in Holland on Monday night (28Nov11), as Bono and Chris Martin sang tributes to the director.Corbijn, who is also a celebrated photographer, was named...

Robin Williams Mistaken For Bono

Robin Williams often gets mistaken for Bono by drunk fans. The 60-year-old actor was recently approached by a man in Paris who thought he was the 51-year-old U2 singer, but it only happens when people...

Rihanna Throwing Thanksgiving Meal For Crew

Rihanna is hosting a huge Thanksgiving meal for her band and crew in Dublin, Ireland, tonight (24.11.11).The 'We Found Love' singer is in the city for the latest date of her 'Loud Tour' and because...

U2 Celebrate 'Achtung Baby's' 20th Anniversary

Tomorrow - November 19th - marks the 20th anniversary of U2 's seminal 'Achtung Baby', an occasion that reminds everyone that not everyone was listening solely to Nirvana and their album 'Nevermind' back in 1991....

Taymor Attacks U2 Stars Over Spider-man Comments

Former Spider-man: Turn Off The Dark musical director Julie Taymor has taken aim at U2 stars Bono and The Edge for remarks they made to the media before she was sacked earlier this year (11).The...

Florence Welch Taught Dance Moves By Bono

Florence Welch was taught how to dance in high heeled shoes by Bono from U2. The Florence + the Machine singer supported the Irish 'One' rockers on part of their North American tour earlier this...

Another Injury For Spider-man Musical

Bono and The Edge's Spider-man musical has been hit with another cast injury - webslinger Reeve Carney's understudy needed medical attention for a gash to his head after a backstage accident on Wednesday (09Nov11)Matthew James...

Biffy Clyro Want Advice From Barlow

Biffy Clyro want to take style tips from Gary Barlow.The Scottish rockers were desperate to meet the Take That frontman at last week's Q Awards, and while they admire his music, they think they could...

Bono Understands Why He's Unpopular

Bono understands why people hate him.The U2 singer - who is also known for his political campaigning - believes the reasons why he and the band are unpopular are the same things that make them...

U2 Hated Living With Bono

Bono "drove mad" his U2 bandmates when they lived together.Three of the 'One' hitmakers - the singer, Larry Mullen Jr. And Adam Clayton - shared a house in Los Angeles in 1987 and while they...

Bono Taught Lesson By Old Pals

Bono's friends trashed his car to make him "lighten up".The U2 frontman thinks the band got "too straight" following their initial surge to fame in the 1980s and his old pals decided to teach him...

Bono Blames 'Wrong Shoes' For Glastonbury Letdown

U2 star Bono has confessed he was left disappointed by the band's prestigious headline set at this year's (11) Glastonbury festival, blaming driving rain and "the wrong shoes" for their subdued performance.The Irish rockers topped...

U2 Not Capable Of 'Meaningful' Album

Bono doesn't think U2 are capable of creating a "meaningful" new album.The lead singer of the 'Even Better Than The Real Thing' rockers - who are set to re-release their 1991 album 'Achtung Baby' -...

Bono Taking A Break From Music

U2 star Bono is taking a break from music to spend more time with his family.The Irish group has been out of the spotlight since wrapping up its massive 360 world tour in Canada in...

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