Bono and Hewson hit Paris Fashion Week

U2 frontman Bono graced the front row with wife Ali Hewson at Stella McCartney’s Paris Fashion Week show today (March 4).


Bono and Hewson at Paris Fashion Week / © Getty Images

The singer attended the English designer’s autumn/winter 2013 showcase alongside a host of well known faces, including her famous dad, Paul McCartney.

The Beatles star showed support for his daughter with his wife Nancy Shevell, and posed with Bono and legendary singer Marianne Faithfull at the catwalk presentation.

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Bono’s wife Ali Hewson airlifted to hospital after holiday quad bike accident

Reports say Ali Hewson suffered broken ribs in fall in Central America

By PATRICK COUNIHAN


Photo by Rex Features / Richard Young

Bono’s wife Ali Hewson has been airlifted to hospital after a quad bike accident on holiday in Costa Rica.

The U2 star’s spouse suffered broken ribs when she fell from a quad bike on a beach according to the Irish Independent.

Reports say the celebrity couple have been on holiday in the Central American country for the past 10 days.

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‘Lincoln’ stars radiate heat on a cold Dublin day


Bono and Ali Hewson arriving at the screening

by Rosita Boland

If you had one question to ask actor Daniel Day-Lewis, what would it be? The man who has won two Oscars, who is tipped for his third, and who rarely gives interviews, would take one question from The Irish Times yesterday at the premiere of Lincoln. This is what the slightly scary people from Fox movies told the assembled press in a briefing yesterday afternoon, as we squashed up at the end of the red carpet that ran from the Gresham Hotel through the sleet of O’Connell Street into the Savoy Cinema.

Forty-five minutes, which is how long it took the trio of Hollywood superstars – Day-Lewis, director Steven Spielberg and actor Sally Field – to arrive in the cinema foyer, is a very long time to fret about asking one question.

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Artist Guggi draws U2 pals to his new collection


Bono and his wife Ali Hewson with artist and long-time friend Guggi and his wife Sibylle

by Laura Butler

A HOST of famous friends have gathered together to celebrate internationally acclaimed artist Guggi’s first exhibition in Ireland in four years – and leading the way was best friend Bono.

There was a glowing turnout as Guggi unveiled his latest collection at the Kerlin Gallery in Dublin last night.

Showing his continued support for the creative visionary, the U2 frontman, who arrived with wife Ali Hewson, told the Irish Independent of his delight to see his close friend’s work come to fruition.

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Bono and Ali move to New York to be with their daughters


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By JAMES O’SHEA

Bono and his wife Ali missed their two daughters so much when they moved to America that they have moved to New York to be with them.

Ali told the Evening Herald at the launch of her new project “Secret Art” that “I just couldn’t bear it” when her two girls left, one for Columbia University and the other for NYU.

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All About Eve

Rock princess Eve Hewson, daughter of Bono, will make her first major acting debut in the Sean Penn film This Must Be the Place, set for commercial release in January. The recent N.Y.U. grad posed in a variety of holiday outfits at her November-issue Vanities shoot.

By Krista Smith

Photographs by Williams & Hirakawa


PROVENANCE: Dublin, Ireland.

AGE: 21.

ROCK STARLET: Despite growing up as music royalty—Bono is her father—Hewson, who graduates from N.Y.U. this December, had a grounded childhood. “My parents work really hard to make sure that we don’t feel entitled. They just don’t spoil us. They want us to work for things.”

PARENTAL SUPPORT: When Hewson decided as a teenager to become an actress, her parents at first had misgivings. “I think because they’ve been around that world and they know what Hollywood is, especially for a woman—it can be really difficult.” They’ve since become enthusiastic supporters. “They’re excited about it now, almost too much. They’re like obsessed parents, but it’s cute.”

BIG START: Hewson landed her first major movie role in the Sean Penn film This Must Be the Place, which debuted at Sundance this year and is set for commercial release in January. She says of her co-star, “He was actually really fun. He wasn’t as Method as you’d think. It was a fun set.”

IRISH-AMERICAN GIRL: In addition to an untitled project with indie darling Nicole Holofcener in the works, Hewson is planning to move from New York to L.A. following her graduation. And she speaks without an Irish lilt these days. “When I go home, all of my friends are like, ‘Shut up with that American accent. You’re Irish. You better talk like an Irish person.’ ”

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