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Bono pays tribute to celeb suicides

/ 12:20 AM June 18, 2018

Bono recently talked about his late friend, Michael Hutchence.

In an exclusive SiriusXM show at the Apollo Theater recently, U2 frontman Bono paid tribute to the many “inspiring, useful people,” who gave up on their own lives—the most recent one being chef-travel show host Anthony Bourdain, who was found dead in his room in France, where he was working on an episode of “Parts Unknown.”

Bono, who also alluded to fashion designer Kate Spade’s suicide in his speech, performed “Stuck In a Moment You Can’t Get Out Of” in honor of the artists the industry lost over the past few years.

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“Fashion, and now this great storyteller, who I’m sure had stories he couldn’t tell us. To Anthony Bourdain, his friends and family, this is a song inspired by a great, great, great friend of ours. His name is Michael Hutchence,” he told the crowd, according to People magazine.

Michael is the former lead singer of the band INXS, who took his own life in 1997. “It’s hard to lose a mate. This band has been through that, and music lost some great people who gave up on their own life and that makes it harder,” he said.

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