Hmm. Just saw Bono, Alicia Keys and a host of other stars, politicians, activists and supporters talk about the beginning of the end of Aids in a 2hr 30min live webcast on YouTube.
Unfortunately, I only managed to catch the last hour or so. But still, it had some noteworthy moments include Elton John talking about how spending for Aids should not be cut: “We’ve got it by the scruff of the neck” he said, and getting rid of Aids is possible, as long as spending on Aids isn’t reduced.
Also, former US president Bill Clinton talking about pushing on to make sure that the position taken by governments isn’t diminished when talking about combating Aids. “We all thought that it was only in America when it was raging in Africa, now, we think it’s the rest of the world and not America,” he said.
Then, there were Bono’s anecdotes. And Alicia Keys, looking hot as usual, and being taller than Bono; talking about “being aggressive” in the push to make Aids awareness and support for combating Aids continually viable. Bono called her a lioness. Well, we all know she does have a sexy roar. So…