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Bono Picks Up Smoking Again

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cbsbono3 Bono Picks Up Smoking Again

He’s fronted a band that has sold millions upon millions of albums. He’s become a voice in the world’s collective consciousness.  Oh yeah – and just this year he has rallied from a major back injury to get back on the road.

But [lastfm]Bono[/lastfm] can’t beat cigarettes.

The [lastfm]U2[/lastfm] frontman had a lot of down time while recuperating from his back surgery.

“One of the things you can do when you’re lying down like that is to write, so I wrote,” he said. “Lying motionless I also had time to think about the future, because I never think about the past. … The other thing I did was to eat ice cream and I also started smoking again.”

[lastfm]Bono[/lastfm] was told to give up smoking in the late 90s because of a bad sinus infection, though he’s been on and off that wagon over the last decade – sometimes even rehearsal:

(Obligatory Disclaimer: Don’t smoke, kids.)


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