When Bono Pencils You in ...

You know you're really famous when you forget a world leader is coming to lunch. In a new memoir, Bono, the singer recounts how one Sunday morning his wife answered the door at their Dublin home to find Mikhail Gorbachev "standing with a giant-- I mean giant--teddy bear" for Bono's son. "It was a loose arrangement I'd completely forgotten." It seems saving the world while remaining a rock god can be distracting.


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