Contact Us

Bono at 53: ‘I’m a Jumped-Up Jesus’ and ‘I am Sexually Aroused by the Collating of Data’

By: Getty Images
Getty Images Entertainment

Not that we didn’t already sort of know that, at least the part about the Savior.

But he confessed both of these things out loud at the TED Conference in California recently.

By the way, Bono celebrates a birthday today, born on May 10, 1960 in Dublin, Ireland.

I get the Jesus part, but let’s look at why he starts feeling randy by data collation (hey, we all have strange quirks and fetishes, so I’m not judging).

It was during a speech concerning world poverty at the Technology, Entertainment and Design Conference in Southern California recently that he said he believed technology could actually wipe out extreme poverty by 2030.

From nme.com:

Speaking to the audience, which included Microsoft founder Bill Gates, Bono went on to say that more people with Aids are getting life-saving treatment and that deaths from Malaria have dropped. He also said the child mortality rate has fallen, with 7,256 fewer children dying each day than 10 years ago.

He said the rate is still too high but it’s still “mindblowing” and if the “Zero Zone” is finally reached, it’s the “erogenous zone” for number crunchers like himself.

U2 is currently at work on their 13th album, which is believed will be titled “10 Reasons to Exist”.

Happy birthday to a great musician and humanitarian who walks his talk (and admits to strange sexual fantasies)!

 

More from 105.7 The Hawk

Best of the Web

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?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://1057thehawk.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

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

Register on 105.7 The Hawk 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 105.7 The Hawk quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!