Bruce Springsteen

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Springsteen on Mental Health: 'I Am Not Completely Well'

Rocker says dealing with mental health has been his bravest journey

(Newser) - In an extensive new profile for Esquire , Bruce Springsteen opens up about the difficult relationship he had with his father growing up—one that made more sense when Springsteen found out, as an adult, that his father had been diagnosed as a paranoid schizophrenic. Springsteen has long struggled with his...

De Niro Bleeped at Tony Awards for Trump F-Bomb
De Niro Bleeped
for Trump F-Bomb

De Niro Bleeped for Trump F-Bomb

The crowd gave him a standing ovation

(Newser) - With a bleep on live television and double fists raised in the air, Robert De Niro got the theater crowd on its feet at the Tony Awards with a rousing political introduction of his old friend Bruce Springsteen that was focused squarely elsewhere: on President Trump. De Niro, a staunch...

Chris Christie Has Tickets to Springsteen on Broadway

The night after Christie ceases to be governor of New Jersey he's going to see the Boss

(Newser) - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie knows what he'll be doing on his first night out of office next year: seeing Bruce Springsteen on Broadway. The term-limited Republican and avid Springsteen fan announced his plans Monday during a TV appearance on Good Day New York on the city's Fox...

Springsteen Cover Band Pulls Out of Inauguration Party

B Street Band says decision 'based on respect for Bruce'

(Newser) - Never mind the E Street Band, Donald Trump inauguration events are so controversial that even the B Street Band has backed out. The veteran Bruce Springsteen cover band has decided to pull out of New Jersey's Garden State Presidential Inaugural Gala on Thursday night, the AP reports. Springsteen has...

Springsteen: I Fear Trump's Presidency

Even basic competence is a worry, he says

(Newser) - Bruce Springsteen is worried about America's future under the man he has called a "moron" and a "tragedy for our democracy." "I've felt disgust before, but never the kind of fear that you feel now," the Boss tells Marc Maron's WTF podcast...

You Can Buy Bruce Springsteen's '57 Chevy*

*if you have more than $200K, that is

(Newser) - Bruce Springsteen's iconic '57 Chevy is up for auction on eBay —but you need to be pretty wealthy to afford it. As of this writing, bidding is above $200,000, and the reserve price still hasn't been met. That's quite an increase from the $2,...

Obama Names 21 Recipients of Medal of Freedom

Michael Jordan, Tom Hanks, Bruce Springsteen, and more

(Newser) - President Obama is honoring actors Robert DeNiro, Cicely Tyson, Tom Hanks, and Robert Redford with the nation's highest civilian honor, the AP reports. They are among 21 people Obama plans to recognize with the Presidential Medal of Freedom at the White House next Tuesday. Honorees from the sports world...

Sometimes That Stranded Biker on Roadside Is Springsteen

Motorcyclists stop to help a guy out, and it's the Boss

(Newser) - Coming across Bruce Springsteen on a broken down motorcycle on the side of the road could probably be a lyric from one of his songs, but it really happened for a group of guys from New Jersey, reports the AP via a Facebook post . A group from the Freehold American...

Springsteen: Trump Is a Tragedy for Our Democracy

'The republic is under siege by a moron'

(Newser) - The Boss doesn't want people to vote for the Donald. In an excerpt from a Rolling Stone interview, Bruce Springsteen calls the Trump campaign a "tragedy for our democracy" and warns that "the republic is under siege by a moron." "When you start talking about...

Bruce Springing 5 Unreleased Songs on Fans

To go with September autobiography 'Born to Run'

(Newser) - Exciting news for Springsteen fans: The Boss is coming out with an autobiography. Even more exciting news: An 18-song companion album with five unreleased vintage tracks is coming out with it, the Wall Street Journal reports. The surprise 500-page Born to Run, which the New Jersey native says he started...

Springsteen Cancels North Carolina Show Over New LGBT Law

He calls it a show of 'solidarity'

(Newser) - Bruce Springsteen has canceled his concert in North Carolina, citing the state's new law blocking anti-discrimination rules covering the LGBT community, the AP reports. In a statement on his website Friday, Springsteen said he was canceling the concert scheduled for Sunday in Greensboro because of the law, which critics...

Springsteen Writes Awesome Tardy Note for 9-Year-Old

'Xabi has been out very late rocking & rolling'

(Newser) - Scott Glovsky has been singing Bruce Springsteen songs to his son Xabi since the boy's birth, so of course, he took the 9-year-old to the Boss's concert in LA Tuesday night, despite the fact that it was a school night. During the show, Xabi held up a sign...

11 Celeb Secrets Dished by the Household Help

Including more than you wanted to know about Ryan Gosling's bathroom habits

(Newser) - Having a housekeeper or an assistant is apparently dangerous business in Hollywood: Radar rounds up 26 famous employers who've had their secrets dished by such employees.
  • Christina Aguilera: A few years back, staffers revealed that they were constantly picking up maid and nurse costumes off the floor, because Aguilera

Springsteen, Martin Fill In for Injured Bono

They join rest of U2 for World Aids Day gig

(Newser) - Bono has some top-notch understudies: Bruce Springsteen and Chris Martin of Coldplay acted as the U2 frontman, who is recovering from a bike accident , at a New York City concert last night honoring World AIDS Day. Springsteen performed "Where the Streets Have No Name" and "I Still Haven'...

5 Celeb Marriages Born in Scandal

Including some very long-lasting ones

(Newser) - The Stir rounds up 11 Hollywood marriages that had a less-than-innocent start—including some very long-lasting ones. A sampling:
  • Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson: Hanks was still married to Samantha Lewes, with whom he had two kids, when he fell in love with Wilson on the set of the

Springsteen Auctions Guitar, Lasagna for $300K

He headlined this year's Stand Up For Heroes event

(Newser) - The 8th annual Stand Up For Heroes comedy and music mash-up in New York this week raised more than $1 million, and more than half of that was thanks to Bruce Springsteen. He managed to auction off a heck of a night (a guitar he has played, an hour-long lesson...

Academic Journal's Sole Focus: Bruce Springsteen

Yes, this is a thing that actually exists

(Newser) - There's already a Bruce Springsteen college course , so really, this was inevitable: There now exists an academic journal devoted solely to the study of the Boss. It is named, appropriately, BOSS: The Biannual Online-Journal of Springsteen Studies . The Daily Dot notes that the editorial advisory board is "well-credentialed,...

Springsteen, Fallon Tweak Christie on Bridge Scandal

Perform 'Governor Chris Christie's Fort Lee, NJ, Traffic Jam' on 'Late Night'

(Newser) - Chris Christie may have just hit bottom: The New Jersey governor is such a huge fan of Bruce Springsteen that he actually wept when the Boss hugged him . But last night, hours after Christie's State of the State speech , Springsteen joined Jimmy Fallon on Late Night to bash the...

Springsteen's 'Born to Run' Draft Sells for $197K

That's about double the estimate at Sotheby's

(Newser) - Sotheby's underestimated the value of the Boss. A handwritten 1974 draft of his classic song "Born to Run" sold for $197,000 at auction today, reports Reuters . The presale estimate was between $70,000 and $100,000. Sotheby's revealed neither the buyer nor the seller, notes AP...

Springsteen 'Born to Run' Manuscript Up for Auction

Fans can expect to shell out 100K at Sotheby's

(Newser) - A handwritten working manuscript of Bruce Springsteen's 1975 hit "Born to Run" will be offered at auction on Dec. 5, with a presale estimate of $70,000 to $100,000, says Sotheby's. The seller wasn't revealed, but the document used to be in the collection of...

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