Wood Slams Celebrity Activists

ROLLING STONES guitarist RONNIE WOOD has criticised fellow musicians BONO and SIR BOB GELDOF for involving themselves in politics. The START ME UP rocker refuses to get mixed up in high-profile causes like Bono and Geldof, because he thinks their efforts don't make any difference. And 59-year-old Wood says he would rather have a good time and make people smile than waste time on politics. He says, "I would never go into politics like Bono. Geldof and him can keep trying until the end of the earth but it won't make a difference. I like to make people happy. Politics doesn't do that. Art does."


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well that says a lot for Woods' literacy in world events if he can't or won't see the progress in G8, The Global Fund, The ONE Campaign to Make Poverty History, Geldof and Bono's hundreds or thousands of hours in the poorest of africa's villages, PEPFAR started by President Bush's encouragement that has over 600,000 africans on anti-retro-viral drugs, and i could go on but it wouldn't matter to him. and those are just the public expressions of these men's love and work for the extreme poor. some artists will go down in history for being good or great artists, some for being great humanitarians as well as great artists. i'd rather be a fan of the latter. woods and folks like him that would rather be vocal about their bashing of humanitarian artists become quite demoted in my fanship, and he has joined the ranks of sadly far too many this year.sammi fredenburg
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Ronnie Woods is a sweetie..but Bono and Bob Geldof are GIANTS!!!!
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