Bono News Archive
Bono's daughter is about to be a superstar!!
The U2 frontman's 21 year old daughter, Eve Hewson, is not only making her silver screen debut in Sean Penn's flick, This Must Be The Place, she's also showing off her modeling skills in Vanity Fair's November issue.
Photographed by Williams & Hirakawa, Eve
Starting next month, Starbucks stores across the US and Canada will be selling Every Mother Counts 2012, a compilation CD featuring some of the biggest names in the music biz and even some unheard tracks.
$8 of every CD sold will go to benefit maternal mortality reduction programs globally.
An amazing cause and great music? It doesn't get any better than that!
Check out the complete track listing (after the jump)!
Soon, you can own a piece of Lady GaGa. Well, a piece from her wardrobe at least.
The sculpted black dress which GaGa wore on the May 2011 cover of Madam Figaro’s magazine is up for auction.
But you’ll have to save up, as the dress is estimated to go for over $10,000!
Items from other celebs will also be up for auction, like memorabilia from Lennon, Mick Jagger, Cyndi Lauper and Bono.
As for GaGa, also up for grabs is her prop gun from her video Born This Way and is expected to sell for $6,000!
The items will go on sale at Julien’s Auctions next month and bids will start on December 1st.
Whaaat?! Hey, remember that time he sued you for "stealing" his wife's scent, girl? Guess those bygones are bygones!
Why? Don't know, but we're less concerned with why they are together now that we've see what they were wearing!
Sooo much denim! Tooo much denim! What early 90s wormhole did you guys come from???
[Image via Ramey Pix.]
And it seems the rumors were true.
Appearing with his wife, Ali Hewson, Bono is featured in the new Louis Vuitton Core Values ad.
And no, they aren’t wearing Louis Vuitton clothing, instead Bono and Ali are each wearing clothes from their Edun line.
Edun, which was started in 2005, helps encourage trade with Africa and has a mission to rid the country of poverty.
The image, shot by Annie Leibovitz, shows the couple landing in a remote area of South Africa with the tagline reading “Every journey began in Africa.”
Louis Vuitton’s director of communications, Antoine Arnault, reveals, “When they go to Africa, they don’t go to see the beautiful landscapes: They’re there to help people. Theirs is a for-profit company.”
What do U think of the new ad?
Bad news for U2 frontman Bono and his wife Ali Hewson.
The two started clothing line Edun back in 2005 to help raise money for Africa. Unfortunately, the company has been losing money instead.
In fact, last year their line suffered $9 million in losses!
Let's see if Edun can make profits this year.
[Image via WENN.]
Ali Hewson is doing her part to help alleviate poverty in Africa by launching a collection of t-shirts.
Ali explained why the cause is so close to her heart:
"I first travelled to Africa in 1985 with Bono and it was a journey that affected both of us deeply. We've been back many times since. We both want to show the beauty of the continent.
Kibera, where the school is situated, is one of the largest slums in Africa and is home to more than 100,000 orphaned children. The people who run the school are very dedicated, and the children so enthusiastic, we felt compelled and inspired by their energy. With these Ts we are able to provide funding to for basic school supplies, hot lunches and healthcare."
Bono's wife got help designing the Saharan inspired shirts from children in Kenya and can be purchased at the UK's Liberty department store.
[Image via PNP/WENN.]