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Jolie Is Like Bono/lennon For Pitt

BRAD PITT has heaped praise on his partner ANGELINA JOLIE in a new magazine interview, likening her efforts to better the world to those of BONO and JOHN LENNON. The movie star credits his Mr....

Imbruglia Keen On Duet With 'Saint' Bono

Australian singer NATALIE IMBRUGLIA is desperate to duet with U2 legend BONO. Imbruglia, 32, is a huge fan of the Irish supergroup and would love to join forces with the enigmatic frontman. She says, "I...

Queen Stars To Perform At Mandela Concert

BRIAN MAY and ROGER TAYLOR, members of legendary rock band QUEEN, will perform at a concert next year to celebrate the 90th birthday of South Africa's former president, NELSON MANDELA.The statesman and his musician pals...

By on 30 August 2007

Mexican Filmmaker Relieved To Get Bono's Permission

Mexican director EDUARDO ARROYUELO was relieved to receive rocker BONO's approval to use U2 music and footage in his movie 7 DIAS - because he'd already shot the movie. Newcomer Arroyuelo decided to forego asking...

Bono Gets Handfuls Of Praise From Cruz

U2 singer BONO has been snapped hand-in-hand with actress PENELOPE CRUZ, seemingly without his wife ALI HEWSON.The Irish rock star, 47, was photographed holding hands with Cruz on a beach in Saint Tropez and in...

By on 27 July 2007

Cruz Hails Bono Her 'Hero'

Actress PENELOPE CRUZ is in awe of U2 star BONO's charitable nature and has hailed him as her "hero". The Spanish beauty, who partied with the rocker in the trendy French city of St. Tropez...

Everett Slams Charitable Stars

Actor RUPERT EVERETT has poured scorn on charity work carried out by stars like BONO and GEORGE CLOONEY, branding their efforts "self-congratulatory". The Shrek star in particular hated the Make Poverty History advertisements featuring Bono,...

Tucker More Famous Than Bono In Africa

Comedian CHRIS TUCKER was left amazed during a visit to Ethiopia with rocker BONO - because he was recognised more than the U2 superstar. Tucker and Bono visited Africa together in 2002 as part of...

Silverchair Star Retracts Bono Drugs Claim

SILVERCHAIR rocker DANIEL JOHNS has been forced to retract claims he made in an interview that he smoked marijuana with his wife NATALIE IMBRUGLIA, BONO, and an Australian politician. Johns claimed the four had used...

Bono Is A Technical Magician

U2 frontman BONO has a secret power - he can erase the memory from his friend's mobile phones. Razorlight frontman Johnny Borrell says he experiences a bizarre technical hitch soon after speaking to the Irish...

U2 Stars Join R.e.m. For Residency

BONO and THE EDGE were among the sold out Olympia Theatre audience in Dublin, Ireland checking out R.E.M's latest material on Saturday night (30Jun07). The Losing My Religion band are staging five 'Working Rehearsals' at...

Bono: 'I Knew Blair Would Be A Great Leader Because He Was A Guitarist'

U2 frontman BONO knew former British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR would be a great leader, because he can play guitar. Blair played the instrument during his teenage years in rock band Ugly Rumours - something...

Campaigning Clooney Advised By Bono

GEORGE CLOONEY sought advice from campaigning rocker BONO before he decided to speak out against the genocide in the Darfur region of Sudan. The Good Night, And Good Luck star wanted to make sure he...

Mccartney Steals Bono's Wardrobe

Former Beatle SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY took a jacket intended for BONO to wear during their 2005 Live 8 duet without his permission. The U2 frontman was stunned to see the former Beatle sporting his clothes...

Bono Slams G8 Pledge

Campaigning rocker BONO has blasted the G8's pledge to spend $60 billion (GBP30 billion) on the fight against Aids, malaria and tuberculosis in Africa - insisting only a fraction of that sum will be spent....

Bono Slams 'Misleading' G8 Aids Fund

U2 star BONO has slammed world leaders for "deliberately misleading" the world with their pledge to fight Aids and other diseases.Speaking after the G8 summit in Germany, Bono told Reuters that he was "exasperated" that...

By on 08 June 2007

Bono And Geldof Put Pressure On Bush

Campaigning anti-poverty rockers BONO and BOB GELDOF teamed up this week (begs04Jun07) to put pressure on U.S. President GEORGE W. BUSH ahead of the G-8 summit in Germany. The pair, accompanied by Senegalese singer Youssou...

Bono Guest Edits Variety

Rocker BONO has become the first guest editor of Variety, and has made his mark by giving the July (07) issue of the U.S. magazine 20 different covers. The crusading U2 singer has published a...

Appeals Court Overturns Fcc's New Indecency Rules

A federal appeals court on Monday overturned the FCC's revised standards for determining indecency, when it ruled in favor of News Corp's Fox television network, which had been chastised by the commission for airing four-letter...

Bono Praises Bush For African Aids Pledge

Crusading rocker BONO has lavished praise on American President George W. Bush for pledging $30 million (GBP15 million) toward the fight against AIDS in Africa. The U2 singer is delighted by the decision to divert...

Bono To Receive Liberty Medal

Crusading U2 rocker BONO has been named the recipient of this year's (07) Liberty Medal for helping bring public attention to humanitarian and economic issues in Africa. The annual award, decided by America's non-profit National...

Bono Joins Hunger Task Force

U2 rocker BONO is continuing efforts to raise awareness of world poverty by joining the Irish government's Hunger Task Force. The campaign was launched in capital city Dublin last month (Apr07) and also includes experts...

Impromptu Gig Accompanies U2 3d Premiere

U2 have played a free gig to hundreds of fans in Cannes to mark the world premiere of their upcoming debut movie, which was filmed entirely in 3D.The 90-minute film, titled U2 3D, is due...

By on 20 May 2007

Flowers Lives Childhood Dream

THE KILLERS frontman BRANDON FLOWERS still gets starstruck when he's socialising with his childhood idols SIR ELTON JOHN and BONO. The rocker met the music superstars when The Killers hit the big time, and he...

Bono In Fireplace Furore

U2 rocker BONO has dismissed reports he upset neighbours at his New York apartment block, insisting his complaint over smoky fireplaces was about "health and safety". The singer, real name Paul Hewson, was reported to...

Bono Criticises World Leaders Over Aid Shortfall

Campaigning rocker BONO has criticised world leaders for failing to give effective help to poor countries across the globe. The U2 star insists that while financial aid to Africa has grown by $2.3 billion (GBP1.15...

Bono Backs Education Plans

U2 frontman Bono has given his backing to proposed US legislation which aims to expand the provision of free basic education to children in the world's poorest countries.The rock star and anti-poverty campaigner described the...

By on 02 May 2007

Bono + Bowie Honour Lou Reed

BONO and DAVID BOWIE were among friends, students and fans who left rocker LOU REED visibly touched as he was honoured by New York's Syracuse University. Bowie and Bono joined in a 'Lou' chant when...

Bono Tells Travellers To 'Move Out' Of Building

U2 frontman BONO has ordered a group of travellers to move out of land he is planning to turn into luxury apartments in the Irish capital Dublin. The rocker has tolerated the family setting up...

Bono, New Order + Mode To Play At Curtis Biopic Premiere?

NEW ORDER, BONO and DEPECHE MODE are tipped to give next month's (May07) Cannes Film Festival in France a musical boost by performing at a party following the premiere of Ian Curtis biopic Control. The...

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