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'Grandson's name is a struggle' -- Geldof

BOB Geldof has revealed he is still struggling to come to terms with saying the name of his grandson, Astala.

The singer and Live Aid supremo (inset) has already said he is not a fan of the name, but has now admitted he is not sure how to pronounce it.

Speaking on ITV1's Lorraine show he joked he would have preferred his daughter Peaches, (23), to have named her first child after gloomy musician Leonard Cohen.

She gave birth to Astala Dylan Willow Cohen-Geldof -- her child with musician partner Tom Cohen -- last month.

Asked how the name should be pronounced, Geldof said this morning: "I don't know, I haven't said it yet -- I can't bring myself to say it."

"I wanted to call him Leonard - Leonard Cohen. 'Have you met my grandson Leonard Cohen?' But he's a fantastic little chap. He is cute and they're really good parents so it's great. They're really happy."