When his father retired, the family settled in Ottawa where he attended Brookfield High School. “We’re talking about 40 years and countless comedians that emulated and learned from him, he was a ground breaker, he was an original, he was truly Canadian.” Mike MacDonald’s big difference between American and Canadian audiences1:38 Born in France, MacDonald […]

That was one of the best performances on the show in years.— @KevenSkinner This wasn’t the first time the band graced the SNL stage — in fact, it was their fifth.— @arcadefire During their 2012 appearance they wore red squares in support of the Quebec student strikes against tuition hikes that were taking place at the time.  Very […]

Actress Charlize Theron says the idea of arming teachers after recent U.S. 14 Florida school shooting that killed 17 people. Theron says people should “listen to our kids” to solve the problem, speaking just after three students talked about the Feb. school shootings or “adding more guns” to the situation is “so outrageous.” The South […]

Franklin also won’t appear April 28 at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. The Queen of Soul’s management team said in a statement Friday that Franklin will not perform March 25 at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark, N.J. That show would have taken place on her 76th birthday. Aretha Franklin is cancelling […]

DJ Khaled played the role of preacher, life coach and best friend as he offered words of inspiration, motivation and admiration to Lovato, who has been open about her issues with drugs and alcohol. Grammy-nominated Kehlani, who has also been open about her personal struggles, thanked Lovato and said she’s honoured to know the singer. […]

Streisand is a “truly magical artist,” Maureen J. Maybe that’s why.” She acknowledged the power of protests against gender inequality sweeping through Hollywood and society. I say, no, that’s not enough,” Murphy said, calling her a groundbreaker for those who don’t fit the mould. But it was the late TV journalist Mike Wallace who came […]

They are carrying their torches and they are going to burn down Frankenstein’s castle.” Hollywood fights back Gilliam’s comments did not sit well with a number of Hollywood heavyweights, including The Big Sick producer Judd Apatow, who called them “idiotic and dangerous.” I read it. He wasn’t in those rooms. He should be ashamed of […]

In the statement announcing his departure, Hoggard admitted to objectifying women and said the way he has treated them has been “reckless and dismissive of their feelings.” But he began the statement by saying, “I need to be completely clear: I have never engaged in non-consensual sexual behaviour in my life. “My number one hope would […]

Please read:— @FirepowerRecs On Friday, Beetles was also dropped from Ephwurd, his dual-DJ partnership with Bais Haus. Canadian electronic music DJ Datsik has cancelled his upcoming performance dates — including shows in Toronto and Laval, Que. — after allegations of sexual misconduct against him arose on social media this week. E-tickets will be automatically refunded within a […]

The Met said its own inquiry found any claims of a Met “cover-up of information relating to these issues are completely unsubstantiated.” After conductor Leonard Bernstein’s 1990 death, Levine was regarded as the top American conductor, so widely known he was given a starring role in the film Fantasia 2000. It also says the Met wouldn’t […]

Wielding a silver shovel instead of a lightsaber, Star Wars creator George Lucas joined a handful of elected officials Wednesday in breaking ground on a billion-dollar museum dedicated to the art of visual storytelling. Lucas called on Spielberg to join him on the mound of dirt, directing his friend to give a thumbs-up to the cameras. […]