Entertainment u2's bono becomes richest pop star

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    At the end of the day, he is still a giant douche that makes really lame adult rock/soccer mom music.
     
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    Dodges taxes his entire career, yet demands middle class earnings be redirected to support his African charities. He and Howard have being a hypocritical dick in common.
     
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    I always hated this about that fucking mick.
     
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    What's his status with the Illuminati?

    Can he cut and paste?
     
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    bethsucks, when you cut me, do i not bleed...when you ridicule me in public, do i not shed a tear...i forgive you
     
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    U2's Bono becomes world's richest pop star after investment in Facebook earns him over $1billion

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    U2’s Bono has become the world’s richest pop star after raking in nearly £1 billion from his Facebook shares. The Beautiful Day hitmaker bought a 2.3 per cent share in the social media network for £56 million in 2009 with the investment group that he co-founded, Elevation Partners. Today that share is worth a whopping £940 million, according to reports. That means that Bono’s venture has earned him more in the last six years than the whole of his incredible music career.
     
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    War, The Joshua Tree and Achtung Baby are great records.

    Good for him. My grandmother was Irish so anytime a mick gets ahead I gotta raise my glass.
     
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    I wish @xavier was around to help me fight the U2 fight. OK, so the Apple Album sucks. So did the one before that. But most everything else from 1980-2004 is ok to good to great.
     
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    U2 music sucks. I remember hearing a story once Bono left his favourite hat somewhere, so he had it flown first class to where he was staying in a different county.

    "He's a number 2 who always tries to be a number 1" - South Park.
     
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    Don't forget leonardo dicaprio, another hollywood hypocrite.
     
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    So many hits. A great band that has faded.
    It takes money to make money
     
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    Bono is a giant douche but I'm a huge U2 fan. I consider War, Joshua Tree, Achtung Baby, and Pop as classics, all the rest have at least a couple great songs.
     
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    When some pawn at work rips through their 89 slide PowerPoint deck in a matter of minutes I refer to it as ZooTV. Not many of the nerds get it.
     
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    Who are we to question the will of the Illuminati ? :badger:
     
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    Yes...I've seen U2 live in Vegas and in Oakland and it feels good to finally come out...I am a U2 fan
     
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    I never got the hate. Made some great music, got rich, invested well. Good for him.
     
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