.

Bono Denies Health Scare Reports

U2 singer says his hospital visit was only a routine checkup

August 22, 2011 9:00 AM ET
bono health scare deny
Bono performing on U2's 360 tour.
Kevin Mazur/WireImage

Bono has denied media reports that he had been taken to the hospital after suffering chest pains while on vacation in Monaco. "Despite press stories to the contrary, Bono has not suffered a recent health scare," a spokeswoman for the U2 frontman said in a statement given to Reuters. "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."

Photos: Three Decades of U2
According to Bono's spokeswoman, the singer did attend the Princess Grace hospital in Monaco, but was only there for a routine checkup.

To read the new issue of Rolling Stone online, plus the entire RS archive: Click Here

prev
Music Main Next

blog comments powered by Disqus
Around the Web
Powered By ZergNet
Daily Newsletter

Get the latest RS news in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the Rolling Stone newsletter and special offers from RS and its
marketing partners.

X

We may use your e-mail address to send you the newsletter and offers that may interest you, on behalf of Rolling Stone and its partners. For more information please read our Privacy Policy.

Song Stories

“Wake Up Everybody”

John Legend and the Roots | 2010

A Number One record by Harold Melvin and the Bluenotes in 1976 (a McFadden- and Whitehead-penned classic sung by Teddy Pendergrass) inspired the title and lead single from Wake Up!, John Legend's tribute album to message music. The more familiar strains of "Wake Up Everybody" also fit his agenda. "It basically sums up, in a very concise way, all the things we were thinking about when we were putting this record together in that it's about justice, doing the right thing and coming together to make the world a better place," he said. Vocalists Common and Melanie Fiona assist Legend on this mission to connect.

More Song Stories entries »
 
www.expandtheroom.com