HOT PRESS MEETS U2’S ADAM CLAYTON

In a rare interview, U2’s Adam Clayton discuses why battling his own demons has inspired him to help young people with mental health issues – and talks about the upcoming U2 album…


by Stuart Clark

Heads don’t so much turn as spin Exorcist-style 360º as Adam Clayton walks into the Four Seasons Hotel. The Ballsbridge five-star is used to superstar guests – Metallica, Bon Jovi, Slash, Justin Timberlake and Cameron Diaz among them – but in terms of being recognised and revered in their hometown, U2 are in a different stratosphere to anyone else. Something that, as we’ll discuss later, brings with it its own set of pressures.

The last time we spotted Mr. C at Christmas, he had a near Afro, but today the hair is almost back to regulation U2 bassist length.

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Bruce Willis Buys U2’s Bassist’s NYC Apartment! Hello, Hello!


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Here’s a little quizzzzzzzer for you:
What’s $8 million dollars to Bruce Willis? NOTHING!

What’s buying a rock legend’s NYC apartment? EVERYTHING!
LOLz!

It’s true! Bruce just purchased Adam Clayton’s NYC apartment for a cool $8 million — even though the U2 bassist had it listed for $8.695 last October. So, not only did he get a FAB rock and roll pad, he got a discount! Sweet!

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U2 bassist Clayton sees court case adjourned


A High Court application by U2 bassist Adam Clayton to be paid the proceeds of sale of an apartment in New York purchased by his former personal assistant Carol Hawkins with what he claims is his money has been adjourned to allow for settlement talks.

The court also heard yesterday that Ms Hawkins has lodged appeals against her conviction and the seven year prison sentence she received after a jury found was found guilty of stealing €2.8m of Mr Clayton’s money.

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