Posts tagged "bono"

Last Night At The RNC: Mike Huckabee Invokes Bono And Implies President Obama Supports Infanticide!

I’m pretty far left, so full disclosure, the views expressed at the Republican National Convention are not my cup of tea. But I still watch the speeches and try to ignore the lump of depression that rises and settles in my throat every time the crowd cheers for something that stands in stark contrast to…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 30, 2012

Sustainable Style: 8 Sustainable Pieces From Edun

Edun is the brainchild of Bono and his wife Ali Hewson. Founded in 2005, the company is committed to fair trade and sustainability by building partnerships with growers and manufacturers at the beginning of the supply chain in Africa. In 2008, it launched the Conservation Cotton Initiative Uganda, and uses cotton produced through the initiative…

Julie Gerstein / April 10, 2012

Quotable: The Edge Jokes With Bono In Recovery After Back Surgery

“He didn’t remember any of the conversation, which is a shame because he promised me his car and various other valuables, a few paintings. But anyway, he claims not to remember that.”—The Edge on seeing Bono after he came out of emergency spine surgery. He’s recovering, but sadly the band still had to cancel summer…

Quick Pic: Knight In Shining Umbrella

Bono says, “On guard!” to the paps when they attack him and his wife outside the after party for U2’s Wembley Stadium show. My hero! [London, 8/16/09]…

Simcha / August 17, 2009

Catfight! Stella McCartney Versus Bono’s Wife

Apparently, Bono’s wife, Ali Hewson, isn’t as charitable a soul as her husband. The UK’s Daily Mail is reporting that the claws have come out—and Stella McCartney is the target! Ali and her business partner, Bryan Meehan, have a company called Nude Skincare and are feeling cranky about the name of Stella’s new fragrance, “Stella…

Nina Carbone / August 12, 2009

Obama’s Star-Studded Inauguration

The list of celebrities scheduled to perform at Barack Obama’s inauguration was just released, and it’s a far cry from who was onstage in 2005 (i.e., Kelsey Grammar, Hillary Duff, Gloria Estefan, and “American Idol” winner Ruben Studdard). After the jump, the list of celebs singing or reading at “We Are One: The Obama Inaugural…

Catherine Strawn / January 14, 2009

Star Couplings: Did Kanye West Suck Face With This Kisser?

Umm, axed Danity Kane member, Aubrey O’Day, and Kanye West may or may not have made at out at a club. Really Kanye? [DListed]
Awful news…the body of a young boy, believed to be the nephew of Jennifer Hudson, who went missing after the deaths of her mother and brother on Friday, was found today.

Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 27, 2008

Bono Isn’t The Only Famous Godparent

By now you’ve probably heard that Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have asked Bono to be godfather to their twins Knox Leon and Vivienne Marcheline. And that Ashlee Simpson-Wentz and Pete Wentz are considering John Mayer for godfather of their unborn child. I’ve never really thought about famous godparents probably because I’ve never really had…

Annika Harris / August 1, 2008

Star Couplings: Madonna Behind Ciccone’s Scandalous Tell-All?

Did Madonna ghost writer her brother’s tell-all? [Page Six]
Supposedly Bono is going to be godfather to Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s twins Vivian Marcheline and Knox Leon. Mother Earth is going to be Godmother. KIDDING. [DListed]…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 28, 2008

Poll: Are Celebs Helping Their Causes?

Celebs like Oprah, Bono, Angelina Jolie, and even Jessica Simpson try to do good by backing certain causes, but according to a Harris Poll, 51 percent of Americans say celebrities make little to no difference to the issues they support. Younger people are more likely to believe famous people have a positive influence, as are…

Catherine Strawn / April 21, 2008

Jane Fonda, The FCC Is Listening!

Jane Fonda better wash her mouth out with soap! The Federal Communications Commission is trying to impose stricter regulations for what they call “fleeting expletives” — like when the Barberella star dropped the c-word on The Today Show a couple weeks ago and the world freaked out. Thus far, the Appeals Court has been stalling…

Simcha / March 5, 2008