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Bono: 'I Have An Annoying Gene...I Even Annoy Myself'

December 22nd, 2010 11:20am EST
Bono
U2 rocker Bono admits he's irritating.

He explained, "I know I can be a pain in the a**. I have an annoying gene; it's in my DNA - I even annoy myself. When righteous anger turns to self-righteous, projectile vomit is the right response."

The rocker recently landed in fourth place on a list of "Best Celebrity Role Models." He was beaten by Angelina Jolie, George Clooney, and Miley Cyrus. Miley? Ouch, that's gotta hurt.

Meanwhile, former U.K. prime minister Tony Blair is convinced Bono could be running the world if he hadn't shunned politics for a career in rock music.

In his new autobio...
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Tony Blair: 'Bono Has World Leader Potential'

September 2nd, 2010 2:30pm EDT
Tony Blair
Former British prime minister Tony Blair is convinced Irish rocker Bono could be running the world if he hadn't shunned politics for a career in rock music.

The U2 frontman has spent years wading into political debates and has used his star status to secure meetings with a variety of influential public figures, including Blair, former U.S. president George W. Bush, and most recently enjoying afternoon tea with Russian leader Dmitry Medvedev.

However, Blair is adamant the singer could have been a successful politician himself if he hadn't been drawn to music.

In his new autobiography, ...
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Q&A: An Inside Look With Jesse Ventura On Conspiracy

November 30th, 2009 10:00am EST
Jesse Ventura
Jesse Ventura has had many titles. He has been a Navy seal, a professional wrestler, an actor, a mayor and Governor of Minnesota, and now with his new truTV show Ventura is taking on a new title: conspiracy theorist.

On "Conspiracy Theory with Jesse Ventura," which premieres on Dec. 2nd at 10 pm, Ventura and his team of researchers take on a number of curious conspiracies and postulate if the terrorist attack on 9/11 was an inside job, or if the mysterious High Frequency Active Auroral Research Program (HAARP) complex in rural Alaska has the power to create tidal waves and control minds....
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Celebrity Appeal: Tony Blair The Political Showman Mingled With The Famous

May 10th, 2007 5:08pm EDT
Tony Blair
LONDON (AP) - From vacations at Cliff Richard's Caribbean villa to a stay in Bee Gee Robin Gibb's Miami home, Tony Blair has enjoyed the company of celebrities throughout his political career.

But in the wake of the Iraq war, many showbiz figures turned on the British leader, and his holidays at the homes of the famous became cause for embarrassment over whether he had paid for his stay.

Blair was elected on a surge of popular enthusiasm in 1997 _ a political star for the era of Britpop and ''Cool Britannia.''

He hosted Downing Street receptions for the stars of fashion, musi...
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Celebrity Birthdays, May 6

May 6th, 2007 3:00am EDT
George Clooney
Happy Birthday to Slovenian model Melania Knauss (1970), late "National Lampoon's European Vacation" actress Dana Hill (1964; d. 1996), "Good Night, And Good Luck" star George Clooney (1961), "Touched By An Angel" star Roma Downey (1960), Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Tony Blair (1953), "Babylon 5" actor Michael O'Hare (1952), singer Mary MacGregor (1948), rock and roll singer Bob Seger (1945), country singer Jimmie Dale Gilmore (1945), storied boxer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter (1937), baseball legend Willie Mays (1931), film legend Orson Welles (1915; d. 1985), Italian actor Rudolph Va...
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Celebrity Birthdays, May 6

May 6th, 2006 3:00am EDT
George Clooney
Happy Birthday to Slovenian model Melania Knauss (1970), late "National Lampoon's European Vacation" actress Dana Hill (1964; d. 1996), "Good Night, And Good Luck" star George Clooney (1961), "Touched By An Angel" star Roma Downey (1960), Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Tony Blair (1953), "Babylon 5" actor Michael O'Hare (1952), singer Mary MacGregor (1948), rock and roll singer Bob Seger (1945), country singer Jimmie Dale Gilmore (1945), storied boxer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter (1937), baseball legend Willie Mays (1931), film legend Orson Welles (1915; d. 1985), Italian actor Rudolph Va...
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