3 Updates
Bono's booze gift for Nile Rodgers

Bono's booze gift for Nile Rodgers

Oct 24 2013, 5:40am CDT | by Bang Showbiz

Bono gave Nile Rodgers a crate of alcohol to welcome him to Dublin. 'Good Times' hitmaker Nile was in the U2 singer's home city to perform with his legendary funk group Chic, and was surprised to...

Filed under: news

YouTube Videos

 
 
 

43 weeks ago

Bono's booze gift for Nile Rodgers

Oct 24 2013, 5:40am CDT | by Bang Showbiz

Bono gave Nile Rodgers a crate of alcohol to welcome him to Dublin.

'Good Times' hitmaker Nile was in the U2 singer's home city to perform with his legendary funk group Chic, and was surprised to find the crate of champagne and Guinness - the stout beer the Irish city is most famous for - awaiting him.

Alongside a picture posted on Twitter, Nile wrote: "I came to sound check in #Dublin & there was a gift from #Bono @U2_Official. (sic)"

The gift was accompanied by a recipe for 'Black Velvet', a special cocktail devised by the band.

It says on a card: "U2 Black Velvet, one part champagne, five parts Guinness. In a well chilled larger glass, pour simultaneously the Champagne and Guinness. The ingredients should also be chilled. With love from the U2'ers."

However, the gift is not the most appropriate for the guitarist, as he has hasn't touched either alcohol or drugs for almost 20 years, after realizing he was abusing his body when he went on a huge bender at Madonna's house at her birthday party in the mid-90s.

Describing the incident, Nile has previously said: "My behavior, which I don't remember at all, was not so cool. I am almost positive that I was the last person to leave. And I was carried home and it was really ugly.

"I was so embarrassed I didn't even talk to Madonna for a long time ... it was completely embarrassing, way out of character for me and it was a resetting of my artistic and moral compass. Honestly, I haven't touched drink or drug again."

Source: Bang Showbiz

 
Update
3

1 week ago

Bono’s Daughter Eve Hewson Admits Prank Calling Justin Timberlake – WATCH VIDEO

Aug 15 2014 9:12am CDT | Source: Gossip Cop

  (YouTube) Eve Hewson, who’s on the Cinemax show “The Knick, directed by Steven Soderbergh and starring Clive Owen, admitted on Thursday’s “Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” that as an 11-year-old girl she once pranked called Justin Timberlake. VIDEO BELOW The actress daughter of Bono explained to Fallon that she and some friends in Dublin, where she grew up, “came across” her dad’s contact list on a home computer and “might have stole some numbers and pranked your boyfriend Justin ...
Source: Gossip Cop   Full article at: Gossip Cop
 

 
Update
2

4 weeks ago

Environmental bae raises funds for mother Gaia

Jul 24 2014 4:20pm CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

Guests including Bono, Robin Thicke and Jared Leto hit a star-studded St-Tropez gala Wednesday to benefit the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation at the picturesque Domaine Bertaud Belieu winery.Spies said the night impressively raised more than $25 million to help environmental causes at the foundation’s first-ever gala.A Damien Hirst sculpture called “Golden Myth” sold to billionaire Len Blavatnik for over $6 ...
Source: Oh No They Didn't!   Full article at: Oh No They Didn't!
 

 

Don't miss ...

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

Miley Cyrus concert banned in Dominican Republic
Santo Domingo, Aug 22 (IANS/EFE) The Dominican Republic government has banned a concert where US pop star Miley Cyrus was scheduled to perform in the nation's capital Sep 13.
 
 
George Clooney's ex Elisabetta Canalis engaged
George Clooney's ex Elisabetta Canalis engaged
George Clooney's ex Elisabetta Canalis has got engaged to orthopedic surgeon Brian Perri, and both she and George are set to tie the knot in Italy next month.
 
 
Mariah Carey's jealously to blame for split?
Mariah Carey's jealously to blame for split?
Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon reportedly split up after she accused him of cheating on her whilst he was away working.
 
 
Jessica Alba is 'fearless' after motherhood
Jessica Alba is 'fearless' after motherhood
Jessica Alba admits her perspective of life has changed since she became a mother to Honor and Haven.
 
 
 

Latest from the Network

Irish man tests negative for Ebola virus
Dublin, Aug 22 (IANS) Laboratory test samples of an Irish man, who died after recently returning from Africa, have proved negative for Ebola virus, health authorities in Ireland said Friday. Ireland's Health Service...
Read more on Business Balla
 
Looking forward to working with Modi government: Singapore PM
Singapore, Aug 22 (IANS) Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong Friday said his country hopes to work with India in areas of infrastructure and education, and expressed his desire to meet his Indian counterpart...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
India beat Middlesex by 95 runs
London, Aug 22 (IANS) India returned to winning ways albeit in a warm-up cricket match, registering a comfortable 95-run win over Middlesex at Lord's here Friday. India were dismantled 3-1 in the Test series,...
Read more on Sport Balla
 
Pakistan: Tensions ease as PTI agrees to resume talks (Roundup)
Islamabad, Aug 22 (IANS) Tensions in the Pakistani political landscape eased Friday with the Imran Khan-led Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) party agreeing to return to the negotiating table as the Senate or the upper...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Ukrainian rebels kill four soldiers
Kiev, Aug 22 (IANS) At least four security personnel have been killed and 23 wounded in clashes with rebels in eastern Ukraine, authorities said Friday. Four Ukrainian servicemen were killed Thursday overnight in...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Miley Cyrus concert banned in Dominican Republic
Santo Domingo, Aug 22 (IANS/EFE) The Dominican Republic government has banned a concert where US pop star Miley Cyrus was scheduled to perform in the nation's capital Sep 13. In a notice sent to the SD Concerts and...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
George Clooney's ex Elisabetta Canalis engaged
George Clooney's ex Elisabetta Canalis has got engaged. The 35-year-old beauty is set to tie the knot with Brian Perri in Italy next month, as is George and his new fiancée Amal Alamuddin, after the orthopedic surgeon...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Mariah Carey's jealously to blame for split?
Mariah Carey's jealousy is reportedly partly to blame for her and Nick Cannon's split. The 44-year-old singer is said to have trust issues with her spouse - with whom she has four-year-old twins Moroccan and Monroe -...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Jessica Alba is 'fearless' after motherhood
Jessica Alba has become ''fearless'' since motherhood. The 33-year-old actress admits her whole perspective of her career has changed since welcoming her daughter Honor, six, and Haven, three, into the world with her...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Daniel Radcliffe wants fans to forget Harry Potter
Daniel Radcliffe wants his fans to forget about 'Harry Potter'. The 25-year-old actor is currently starring in romantic comedy 'What If', and despite its success, the actor is resigned to the fact the comparisons to his...
Read more on Celebrity Balla