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U2's Bono explains why he wears sunglasses all the time

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Bono says he wears sunglasses all the time because he has glaucoma. Bono says he wears sunglasses all the time because he has glaucoma.
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Bono revealed why he's always wearing sunglasses, and while I didn't hear the actual interview, I imagine it went something like this:

"Hey Bono, why are you always wearing sunglasses? Is it because you're such a cool rock star?"

"No, no, no, no, no, no, no!"

"Is it because you have a medical condition?"

"Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah!"

Fresh off his "I'm sorry we uploaded our new album into your iTunes accounts without permission," U2's Bono revealed this week why he is always wearing sunglasses: He has glaucoma. 

Bono told BBC's Graham Norton that he has had the condition for 20 years. Glaucoma is buildup of pressure that can damage the optic nerve and make the eyes sensitive to light. Bono told Norton "I have good treatments and I am going to be fine."

In regards to U2 forcing their new album into people's iTunes accounts, Bono told Norton, "We wanted to do something fresh, but it seems some people don't believe in Father Christmas." Whatever that means. Father Christmas would know never to give me a U2 album. Thanks, but no thanks Bono. 

By the way, if you'd like to remove U2's newest album from your iTunes, click here: http://support.apple.com/kb/ht6439

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