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Here's what Bono thinks of Bono

Brace yourselves.

BONO IS BEING interviewed tonight on RTE One by Gay Byrne.

This interview marks the 30 year anniversary since U2 first did the Late Late alongside Gaybo. Down through the years, we’ve watched U2 develop into a global supergroup and Bono devolve into a figure we all love to loathe.

Here are some of the best things Bono has ever said – in interviews, onstage and in his own lyrics. We can only hope he pulls out a few of these bon mots tonight during the interview.

Who is he again?

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Oh, yeah.

And why does he wear those shades?

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Oh, right.

How did he get into music, anyway?

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If only, eh?

And how come he does all this charity malarkey?

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I see.

What kind of accent is he rocking these days?

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Distinctly trans-Atlantic.

Does he come out with any aul guff?

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Sure does.

Any last words from Bono?

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Um, alright.

Well, if you’re not finished listening to Bono wax lyrical and can’t tune into RTE tonight, check out him reciting some Bukowski. It’s extremely painful viewing, so be warned.

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Are you a Bono fan? Will you be watching the interview tonight?

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