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Bob Geldof On The True Cost Of Poverty

by | 16th, November 2008

BOB GELDOF wants Australians to dig deep:

Anti-poverty campaigner Sir Bob Geldof has charged Australian organisers $100,000 to give a speech about world suffering.

Geldof, 54, spoke about the tragedy of Third World poverty and the failure of governments to combat the crisis at a Crown casino function in Melbourne on Thursday night.

But he charged about $100,000 for his troubles – a speakers fee that included the cost of luxury hotel rooms and first-class airfares.

Geldof needs to experience luxury to know what the poor are missing out on…

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