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Facebook IPO Set to Help Bono Become World’s Richest Rock Star

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Michel Porro,Getty Images

Hats off to Bono! it looks like he will follow no more, at least not in terms of financial portfolios, thanks to some shrewd investment in Facebook. The U2 frontman is one of many who cash in once Facebook goes public Friday (May 18) with their Initial Public (Stock) Offering (IPO).

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Bono + Robin Williams – Rock Star Look-Alikes

Bono Robin Williams
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We didn't think of this one until just recently, but apparently Robin Williams has been dealing with being mistaken as Bono for quite awhile. It only happens when people have taken "a lot of medication" or are "completely s---faced," insists the comedian, but we fall into neither category right now and we can't but help notice his remarkable resemblance to the the U2 singer.

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Bono Thinks He Sings ‘Like a Girl’

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After 35 years and more than 150 million records sold as the lead singer of U2, Bono has one of the most recognizable voices in rock music -- but that doesn't mean he actually enjoys the sound of it himself.

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U2 Singer Bono Featured In ‘F— Famine’ Public Service Announcement

Junko Kimura, Getty Images
Junko Kimura, Getty Images

Bono and a team of other musician, actors and celebrities are featured in a new public service announcement that uses profanity to get a significant message across. Created by the anti-poverty group ONE, the announcement repeatedly uses a (bleeped out) F-word to point the audience’s attention to the real obscenity: Famine.

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U2′s Bono Joins INXS for New Ballad?

INXS
INXS.com

Is that U2's Bono sitting in on vocals with INXS on 'Tiny Summer,' a new ballad from the Australian band that was recently posted on their website. After all, Bono was a close friend of Michael Hutchence, appearing on the late INXS singer's solo album before his untimely death in 1997.

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U2′s ‘Achtung Baby’ to Get Full Album Cover Version Treatment From Jack White, Patti Smith and Others

U2
Sonia Recchia, Getty Images

U2's iconic album 'Achtung Baby' turns 20 years old this November, and Bono has revealed how the band will celebrate. At a recent press conference for the band's 'From the Sky Down' documentary, the lead singer listed a handful of the artists who have re-recorded tracks from the 1991 album for a covers project.

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U2 Singer Bono Denies Reports of Health Scare

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Ian Gavan, Getty Images

U2 singer Bono has issued a statement denying reports which stated he was rushed to the hospital last week after experiencing chest pains while visiting France.

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U2 Singer Bono Reportedly Rushed To Hospital With Chest Pains

Bono
Ian Gavan

U2 lead singer Bono was reportedly rushed to a hospital in France earlier this week after complaining of chest pains. According to the story, the singer was released the same day but ordered to get plenty of rest.

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Bono to Pocket Nearly $1 Billion in Profit From Facebook Shares

Bono
Mike Coppola, Getty Images

Bono's bank account is about to balloon, as the U2 singer is set to pocket nearly $1 billion in profit from his Facebook shares. All that scratch, and he's also revered as one of the most influential rock 'n' rollers of all time. Must

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The Edge Defends U2 Tax Practices in Letter to Baltimore Sun

The Edge
Ian Gavan, Getty Images

After the Baltimore Sun ran a letter to the editor by a reader who condemned U2's tax practices, none other than the band's guitarist, the Edge, responded to the newspaper with a letter of his own.

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