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Bono Suffers Eye Condition

U2 singer BONO is never photographed without his trademark sunglasses because he suffers from an eye condition. The VERTIGO star is aware his ever-present shades have given him a reputation as a poser, while...

Bono Lunches With Bush

Crusading Irish rocker BONO journeyed to Washington DC today (19OCT05) to lunch with US President GEORGE W BUSH. The U2 frontman, 45, met Bush to continue discussions they had started at the G8 Summit...

Martin Beats Bono To Stipe's Lunchbox

CHRIS MARTIN outbid BONO to win a lunchbox designed by REM frontman MICHAEL STIPE at a charity auction in New York City at the end of last week (ends14OCT05). Martin's bid of $20,000 (GBP11,100)...

Bono Accused Of Cheating On Wife

U2 frontman BONO has been accused of cheating on his wife by controversial US radio host RUSH LIMBAUGH. While discussing a list of "ubersexuals" put out by an advertising agency, Limbaugh cited PIERCE BROSNAN,...

U2 Exploited By Us Politicians

Irish rockers U2 are furious with US politicians, including HILLARY CLINTON, for exploiting their concerts to raise funds for election campaigns. New York Senator Clinton has reportedly handed out guest tickets to see the...

Stars Get Arty With Lunch Boxes

SEAN 'DIDDY' COMBS, DAVID BOWIE, REM's MICHAEL STIPE and U2 frontman BONO are among the celebrities who have created new personalised lunch boxes for an online auction to benefit charity. The stars gave the...

Bono Defends His Efforts To Erase World Debt

U2 star BONO is stunned when critics mock his efforts to wipe out world debt because his humanitarian work is the most rewarding part of his life. The rocker is baffled by those who...

Dead Bono Idea Doesn't Fly For U2

An ambitious plan to elevate U2 star BONO's `dead' body over the crowds at the Irish group's live shows was scrapped because it was "too BON JOVI." The rock star came up with the...

The Edge Turns Comedian On Late Night Tv

U2 guitarist THE EDGE showed off his sense of humour when the Irish rockers took over US TV chat show host CONAN O'BRIEN last night - by poking fun at his own group in a...

Mccartney Won't Buy Beatles Songs Back

According to (US) Rolling Stone SIR PAUL McCARTNEY will never buy back the rights to THE BEATLES songs from MICHAEL JACKSON, but he admits he hates paying to play songs he wrote. Jackson snapped...

Bono To Act His Age

Revered U2 frontman BONO has been head-hunted to play an ageing rocker in a new multi-million dollar Hollywood musical, also set to star SIR MICK JAGGER. The project, called ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE,...

Bono And Izzard Take On Beatles Film

U2 rocker BONO and transvestite funnyman EDDIE IZZARD are set to star alongside EVAN RACHEL WOOD in new musical ACROSS THE UNIVERSE - a movie plotted around songs by THE BEATLES. The film will...

Bono Applauds Finance Chiefs For Debt Cancellation

U2 frontman BONO has applauded a plan by international finance bosses to cancel $40 billion (GBP22.2 billion) worth of debt for developing nations. The VERTIGO hitmaker, 45, spoke yesterday (26SEP05) after the World Bank...

Killers Listen To 'Bono Talk'

American rockers THE KILLERS feel ready to conquer the world, after a few words of inspiration from self-appointed godfather of rock BONO. The U2 frontman took the band under his wing when they played...

Geldof Annoyed At Art Exhibition

SIR BOB GELDOF was disgusted to find some of his worst photographs had been put on display at a charity art auction in London on Monday (19SEP05). The Live Aid legend discovered event organiser...

Vedder Joins U2

PEARL JAM star EDDIE VEDDER gave U2 fans in Toronto, Canada a thrill on Saturday night (17SEP05) when he joined producer DANIEL LANOIS onstage for a passionate performance of ONE. Lanois played guitar with...

Make Poverty History Adverts Banned

Make Poverty History advertisements on TV and radio featuring BONO, KANYE WEST and JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE have been banned in Britain, because of their political content. The commercials feature the celebrities clicking their fingers -...

Make Poverty History Regrets Geldof And Live 8

International charity Make Poverty History reportedly regrets joining forces with SIR BOB GELDOF and BONO, and the Live 8 concerts - because they hijacked their cause. Initially the charity hoped celebrity involvement would raise...

Brown Grudgingly Learns To Admire U2

Former STONE ROSES frontman IAN BROWN no longer despises Irish rockers U2 because he has unwittingly developed a "grudging admiration" for the band. The FEAR hitmaker originally thought U2 frontman BONO was a "faker"...

Mos Def Targets Bush + Bono In Hard-hitting Charity Single

Rapper-turned-actor MOS DEF has become the first star to record a new benefit single for the victims of Hurricane Katrina. The HITCHHIKER'S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY star wrote KATRINA KLAP, inspired by TV footage...

Sinead Hits Out At Bono

SINEAD O'CONNOR is furious over U2 frontman BONO's public grief following POPE JOHN PAUL II's death earlier this year (03APR05) - particularly as the Irish rocker notoriously ripped up a picture of the pontiff years...

Bono 'Embarrasses' His Kids

U2 rocker BONO is an embarrassing dad and likes to sing boyband hits while driving his kids to school. The singer's wife, ALI HEWSON, claims he loves making the couple's two sons and two...

Bono's Wife Uncomfortable With New Fame

Rocker BONO's wife ALI HEWSON is ruing one side-effect to the success of her new clothing company - she has lost her anonymity. Hewson is the figurehead of ethical clothing line Edun, which was...

Bono Is No Love Rat, Says His Wife

U2 rocker BONO's wife is confident her spouse is no cheat - but is realistic about the temptations he faces as a famous musician. Svelte mother-of-four ALI HEWSON admits "there was a lot of...

Bono's Wife: 'I Feared I'd Lose My Husband'

The wife of Irish rock legend BONO always feared his band's success would split up their marriage. The U2 frontman met his future spouse ALI HEWSON when he was just 13, but when the...

Hewson: 'Bono Would Hate It If I Was President'

BONO's wife ALI HEWSON is so respected for her environmental work she has been hailed as the perfect candidate for President of Ireland - but she fears her rock star husband would be outraged if...

Bacon Uses Six Degrees To Crusade For The Environmemt

Actor KEVIN BACON hopes to use the internet game named after him, SIX DEGREES OF KEVIN BACON, to launch a major Internet environmental campaign. In the game, players have six links to get from...

Crowe Slams Celebrity Campaigners

RUSSELL CROWE has launched a scathing attack on A-list charity campaigners including BONO and SIR BOB GELDOF - because he believes they only want publicity. The Antipodean actor regularly donates to charity outside of...

Lydon Hits Out At Geldof Over Live 8

JOHN LYDON has accused SIR BOB GELDOF of using the SEX PISTOLS to promote Live 8, because he announced the legendary punk band would be appearing at the global fundraiser last month (JUL05). Lydon...

Live 8 Tuned Up

The A-list performers at London's Live 8 concert have had their voices fine-tuned for the upcoming DVD detailing last month's (02JUL05) historic event. Technicians have employed computer programme Auto-Tune to refine the performances of...

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