Bono to be the first man honoured on the Glamour Women of the Year List
Bono, the lead singer of U2, is set to become the first man honoured at Glamour's Women of the Year Awards.
"We've talked for years about whether to honour a man at Women of the Year and we've always kind of put the kabash on it. You know, men get a lot of awards and aren't exactly hurting in the celebration and honours department,' Glamour's editor-in-chief Cindi Leive noted.
"But it started to seem that that might be an outdated way of looking at things, and there are so many men who really are doing wonderful things for women these days. Some men get it and Bono is one of those guys,'' Leive added.
Bono's work has helped millions of women all over the world, many of which are living in poverty.
The man himself seemed a bit taken back by the award, saying “I’m sure I don’t deserve it,” when he spoke to Glamour.
“I’m grateful for this award as a chance to say the battle for gender equality can’t be won unless men lead it along with women. We’re largely responsible
for the problem, so we have to be involved in the solutions.” he continued.
Bono will be honoured in the December issue of Glamour along with the full list of winners.