Latest Bob Geldof Stories

2009-02-08 14:32:15

Irish musician Bob Geldof's 19-year-old daughter Peaches is divorcing her husband of six months, the couple have revealed. The BBC reported Sunday the daughter of the Live Aid organizer is splitting from Max Drummey in a friendly and mutually decided breakup. After much soul-searching we have made the mutual decision to end our marriage and have agreed to go our separate ways, the couple said in a joint statement. Our parting is amicable and both of us still respect and care about each other...

2008-11-10 18:00:12

Peaches Geldof's publicist said the British teen TV presenter and her musician husband Max Drummey are not divorcing, despite rumors claiming they are. Geldof, the 19-year-old daughter of rocker Bob Geldof, and Drummey, the 23-year-old front man for the band Chester French, wed in Las Vegas in August. Although media reports claim the newlyweds have already begun divorce proceedings, Peaches Geldof's spokesman told the BBC: "Like most couples, Peaches and Max have their ups and downs, and...

2008-10-06 15:00:23

Washington, Hollywood and music elite were on hand Friday night at The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner for the 2008 "Power of Music" YouthAIDS Gala. Global Ambassador Ashley Judd hosted the star-studded affair which raised over $1.2 million in the fight against the global HIV/AIDS pandemic. The event was presented by Salamander Hospitality, The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C., Viacom and MTV Networks. A private reception for VIPs was hosted by Cartier and Hard Rock and Gibson Guitar...

2008-08-25 06:00:44

PEACHES Geldof puts her recent troubles behind her and gets back to what she does best - partying hard. Bob Geldof's girl was at London's Astoria to see new husband Max Drummey's band on Saturday night. Peaches, 19, has enjoyed a few wild weeks - in July it was reported she had taken an overdose. Then two weeks ago, she married Chester French guitarist Max, 23, in secret in Las Vegas. (c) 2008 Daily Record; Glasgow (UK). Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-08-19 18:00:29

LOOKING more like an outlaw, Sir Bob Geldof's son-in-law Max Drummey, 23, rocks with his band Chester French in Sheffield last night. (c) 2008 Daily Mirror. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-08-19 09:00:45

By LORNE JACKSON THEY came from every corner of the nation to participate. Well from all round London at any rate. Girls with large hair and even larger cheque books. Blokes with jackets that didn't just contain shoulder pads - they sported shoulder plateaus. Some of them could sing. Others were geniuses of mime and mince. All of them arrived at the recording studio for one reason - to become modern day saints. And that's exactly what the pop stars who featured on the Band...

2008-08-13 21:00:18

By LIZZIE ROBINSON PEACHES Geldof has married her American boyfriend in Las Vegas in a simple, low-key ceremony. The 19-year-old daughter of Bob Geldof tied the knot with Max Drummey, singer in indie band Chester French after a whirlwind romance. Their romance blossomed two months ago after Drummey's band played at the iTunes festival in London. Geldof (right) first met the 23-year-old Harvard anthropology graduate a year ago. The marriage has the full support of the couple's family...

2008-07-25 06:00:13

By Emily Pykett IT HAS long been the preserve of celebrities to bestow outlandish names upon their offspring. And parents are increasingly following their lead in seeking out original monikers for their children. But now a judge has made one child a ward of court to give her legal powers to change her name from Talula Does The Hula From Hawaii to something more run-of-the-mill. He stepped in after hearing the nine-year-old girl, from the New Zealand town of Hawera, was so worried...

2008-07-11 12:00:38

By TORCUIL CRICHTON HE may fancy himself in the image of Emily Bronte's Heathcliff but Gordon Brown has proved he is no star of the small screen. The Prime Minister 's second outing on YouTube, the video posting website, has proved that even the whizzbang excitement of the internet can be rendered dull in the hands of a master of detail. To boost his online image the Prime Minister last month launched his own No 10 site on the video channel, urging viewers to send in their video questions...

2008-06-28 18:02:24

HAUNTING images of a young girl, painfully thin and with lesions covering her pretty face, will stay with Newcastle filmmaker Daniel Larson Sidhu forever. He came across the youngster in a sanctuary in South Africa while filming an expose into the way Aids is ravaging South Africa, orphaning children and tearing communities apart. The little girl was extremely ill and close to death but she still had a beaming smile on her face. Daniel, 40, recalls: "When we opened the door all these...

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