lax2000
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Stars Who Are Afraid To Fly

Wed May 16, 2001 1:02 am

What stars are afraid to fly.

I know Robert Smith of the Cure hates flying, David Bowie and Matthew Sweet all go through drastic measures not to step foot in a plane.

Who else?
 
EGGD
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RE: Stars Who Are Afraid To Fly

Wed May 16, 2001 1:05 am

Dennis Bergkamp of Arsenal FC, and then there is Buddy Holly, Franki Dittori, i could go on  Big grin

And of course The MUFC team of 1958.

Let our memories be with you all,

EGGD
 
USAFHummer
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RE: Stars Who Are Afraid To Fly

Wed May 16, 2001 4:38 am

John Madden of FOX NFL broiadcasting wont fly, he has a huge luxury bus to drive him between games...

Greg
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Transactoid
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RE: Stars Who Are Afraid To Fly

Wed May 16, 2001 5:09 am

Does Robert Smith actually NOT fly, or does he just not enjoy it?
 
lax2000
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RE: Stars Who Are Afraid To Fly

Wed May 16, 2001 6:04 am

I heard Robert Smith used to take the Q2 across the pond for U.S. tours. I don't think he flys at all.
 
CPDC10-30
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RE: Stars Who Are Afraid To Fly

Wed May 16, 2001 6:09 am

Why can't we just tranquilize them and pop them in their seat? John Madden is obviously well informed that driving is far more dangerous than flying.
 
Superfly
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RE: Stars Who Are Afraid To Fly

Wed May 16, 2001 6:26 am

Mr. T
from the A-Team.

"I pity the fool who put me on this airplane!  Pissed"
Bring back the Concorde
 
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RE: Stars Who Are Afraid To Fly

Wed May 16, 2001 6:29 am

Mick Fleetwood will not fly DC-10's according to his autobiography "My 25 years in Fleetwood Mac".
 
Tripleseven
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RE: Stars Who Are Afraid To Fly

Wed May 16, 2001 6:36 am

Pavaroti will fly but hates it. If I remember correctly, he was involved in a crash at some point in his life. His "handlers" have to provide support as he flies.

 
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RE: Stars Who Are Afraid To Fly

Wed May 16, 2001 6:40 am

Tripleseven is right, it was a TWA 707 that crashed short of runway at, I believe, Orly in Paris. That's a vocal lesson he could've done without!
 
EIPremier
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RE: Stars Who Are Afraid To Fly

Wed May 16, 2001 9:20 am

Aretha Franklin, so I understand, has been undergoing therapy to help overcome her fear of flying. However, I fear her biggest doubt may be whether the seats in First Class are wide enough...
 
SophieMaltese
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RE: Stars Who Are Afraid To Fly

Wed May 16, 2001 9:27 am

Well, he's not exactly a movie star, but John Gotti, former head of the Gambino crime family, hated to fly and would drive for hours before setting foot in a plane.
 
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RE: Stars Who Are Afraid To Fly

Wed May 16, 2001 10:34 am

John Madden missed a flight, I believe it was one that crashed into the Potomac, on which he was supposed to be and almost everyone died. hence, he no longer flies...

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