Australian singer Tottie Goldsmith claims she inspired the name of THIS classic U2 album: 'Bono got that idea from me'

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Tottie Goldsmith is best known for pop group Chantoozies, with hits such as Witch Queen and Wanna Be Up in the late 1980s and early 1990s. 

Appearing on Wednesday's episode of The Project following her eviction from I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! Australia on Tuesday, the 59-year-old revealed her surprising connection to Irish rock band U2.

Tottie recalled how Bono overheard her yelling out the word for attention in German, 'achtung' at a party in Europe, and claimed it inspired the title of their 1991 album, Achtung Baby.   

Surprise connection: Australian singer and actress Tottie Goldsmith (pictured), 59, revealed how she inspired the title to U2's 1991 album, Achtung Baby

'I was at a party and my boyfriend at the time, Boogie, we had been driving through Europe and he wasn't giving me enough attention,' Tottie began, giving context.

'The street along the Autobahn it says, 'achtung', so I was always going, 'achtung!'

Tottie went on to reveal how she ended up yelling 'achtung' to her boyfriend at a party in Europe, trying to get his attention while Bono 'was in earshot'.

Chance encounter: Tottie recalled how Bono overheard her yelling out the word for attention in German, 'achtung' at a party in Europe, inspiring the title for their 1991 album, Achtung Baby. The Irish rock band are pictured in 2019

She got Bono's attention! Tottie recalled how she ended up yelling 'achtung', the German word for attention, to her boyfriend at a party in Europe, while Bono 'was in earshot' 

'He goes, "Why do you say that?" And I go, "Well attention, I'm trying to get his attention",' she recalled of her encounter with Bono, now 61.

Tottie went on to claim how Bono invited her down to the studio, but wasn't able to go as her boyfriend Boogie reminded her it was his birthday.  

'It was so cute when the album came out and I put the two together and I went, "He got that idea from me". It was a very cute story,' Tottie said.  

Totti is best known for pop group, Chantoozies, who had big hits with their songs Witch Queen, He's Gonna Step On You Again, Wanna Be Up, and Love the One You're With in the late 1980s and early 1990s. 

A tale to tell: 'He goes, "Why do you say that?" And I go, "Well attention, I'm trying to get his attention",' she recalled of her encounter with Bono (pictured in December). Tottie claimed Bono invited her down to the studio, but wasn't able to go as it was her boyfriend's birthday

Hits! Tottie is best known for her pop group, Chantoozies, who had big hits with their songs Witch Queen, He's Gonna Step On You Again, Wanna Be Up, and Love the One You're With in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Pictured in the 1990s 

After her time in the girl group, Tottie went solo, releasing her album Gild the Lily in 1991. 

She also starred on soap operas The Young Doctors, Neighbours and Prisoner,  hosted the TV show Sex/Life and had a role in The Secret Life of Us.    

Tottie was booted from the I'm A Celebrity jungle on Tuesday night. 

The singer found herself in the bottom three alongside MasterChef's Poh Ling Yeow and comedian Cal Wilson - before being forced into a guessing game with Poh.   

In a final challenge, the two campmates had to count a jar of eyeballs with Tottie guessing 140, and Poh taking a stab at 126. 

The actual number of eyeballs in the jar was 130, leaving Poh to live another day on the popular Channel 10 reality show.  

After her eviction, Tottie spoke about the bonds she made in camp, calling it 'extraordinary' how close she got to her fellow co-stars on the show. 

'We needed each other,' she said. 'Friends for life.'  

Gone! Tottie was EJECTED from I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! on Tuesday night after a nail-biting tie-breaker with MasterChef's Poh Ling Yeow

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