Pop Tells Tv Audience Stooges Star's Phone Number

Veteran rocker IGGY POP poked fun at his Stooges bandmate RON ASHETON on US TV last night (24Apr07) - by revealing his phone number to fans. Pop, real name JAMES OSTERBURG, told chat show host Jimmy Kimmel the home number of his guitarist and childhood pal as a prank. He said, "That's the guy who's still lived in the same house since he was, I'm going to say 10, something like that. "(He has the) same phone number, but I'm not going to say it on national TV." However, when Kimmel encouraged Pop to reveal Asheton's phone number, he added, "734...", only for TV bosses to blank out the remaining numbers for privacy reasons.


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