Contact Us

U2 Singer Bono Denies Reports of Health Scare

Bono
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.

The world-famous frontman, philanthropist and savvy investor confirms that he did indeed visit Princess Grace hospital in Monaco, but insists it was only a routine checkup:

“Despite press stories to the contrary, Bono has not suffered a recent health scare,” a spokeswoman for the singer declared. “Reports of his being rushed to hospital for emergency treatment are untrue. Bono is in good health and enjoying a family holiday in the south of France.”

And with that, both the designer sunglasses and leather jacket industries breathed a huge sigh of relief. Now U2 fans can spend their time looking forward to the kick-ass box set reissue of the band’s landmark 1991 album ‘Achtung Baby,’ which hits stores Nov. 1, instead of worrying about their hero.

For further U2-related reading, we suggest our list of the 10 Best U2 Songs, which was posted a couple of weeks ago in honor of the 50th birthday of Bono’s guitar-wizard partner in mass salvation, The Edge.

Recommended For You

Around the Web

Best of Ultimate Classic Rock

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://ultimateclassicrock.com using your original account information.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Register on Ultimate Classic Rock quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a member? Sign up here

Register on Ultimate Classic Rock quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!