Peaches Honeyblossom Geldof-Cohen was an English journalist, television presenter and model. She was the second daughter of musician and Live Aid founder Bob Geldof, and the television presenter Paula Yates. Raised in London, Geldof was educated at Queen’s College after her …
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It’s something that I agree with and it’s something that, um, it’s like I didn’t, it’s like, it’s difficult to explain, it’s like I was confused about what, um, path to go through and I felt like I needed to have a spiritual path, and I was thinking about it a lot, and looking at different things and like, you know, like, I always kind of felt like I didn’t have, like I was lacking something when I didn’t have a faith. Basically it’s just, it’s like ideas with pop psychology, like L Ron Hubbard’s ideas and to do with the mind and, um, and in the end, like, all it’s about, Scientology, is making yourself a better person, like, that’s all it’s about. It’s just about working through stages and working with other people to really just be a fine, like, a calm person and it’s really helped me in that way, like, I’m really, and I have good friends… who are Scientologists.
No, [my family] are not Scientologists, but they’re fine with it. My father says that anything that makes me happy and makes me feel like a better person is good.
[on Michael Moore and his film Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004)] “I watched that film and I felt disgusted the way he was so biased. He completely ridiculed him [Bush] and it’s just like when you’re in a playground and you’re bullying a little kid. I was for the Iraq war. I supported Bush completely. Of course, it’s terrible that millions of people have died but if you think of Saddam Hussein and all the terrible things he’s done, I mean, something doesn’t come from nothing. Everyone at school, like, a lot of people knew nothing about the war and were wearing T-shirts saying ‘F— Bush’ and saying ‘Bush sucks’. I think people should be more informed before hating a person for something”.
[on discipline] “People are going to hate me for saying this, but I can see where parents are coming from when they impose a curfew. Since I turned sixteen, Dad’s been quite reasonable and extended it to one in the morning. But I don’t go out at all on weeknights because I have to get up at, like, seven.”
[on her name] “I hate ridiculous names, my weird name has haunted me all my life. I hate being called spoilt. My life is ordinary. I also hate being famous because people claim to know me because of my surname.”
Shortly before her death, posted photos of an “O.T.O.” (Ordo Templi Orientis, a Crowleyite Sect) tattoo and a Sigil from the cover of an “O.T.O.” book on her website.
Her mother Paula Yates died from heroin overdose at the age of 41 when she was 11. Peaches herself died from heroin overdose 13 years later.
Delivered both her sons via Caesarean section.
Gave birth to her 2nd child at age 24, a son Phaedra Bloom Forever Cohen on April 24, 2013. Child’s father is her 2nd husband, Thomas Cohen.
(September 8, 2012) Married Thomas Cohen, her boyfriend of 2 years & father of her 4-month-old son Astala, following an 8-month-long engagement.
Gave birth to her 1st child at age 23, a son Astala Dylan Willow Geldof-Cohen on April 18, 2012. Child’s father is her fiancé (now 2nd husband), Thomas Cohen.
Suffered an ectopic pregnancy before the birth of her 1st child in 2012.
Older half sister of Tiger Lilly Hutchence (dob 22-7-96.).
Was said to be the most out-spoken and opinionated of the Geldof girls. She was a vegetarian, who was against fox hunting and did not have a favourable view of fashion models and various celebrities.
In 2000, her mother Paula Yates died of an accidental drugs overdose.
Wrote articles for Ellegirl magazine and the British newspaper, The Daily Telegraph.
Has two sisters: Fifi Geldof (b. 31 March 1983), Pixie Geldof (b. 10 September 1990) and half-sister Tiger Lily (b. 21 July 1996). All four girls lived with Bob Geldof, who won custody of his natural daughters and his ex-wife’s orphaned daughter, Tiger Lilly.