Archive For August 30, 2016

Sarah Gadon: ‘I think my generation is defining themselves as Canadian artists’

Canadian culture is shining especially brilliantly right now, and when it comes to film, Toronto-born Sarah Gadon is one of the country’s brightest lights. The talented 29-year-old actor, who starred in three consecutive David Cronenberg films – and earlier this year, appeared at both Sundance and the Berlin Film Festival for the movie Indignation –…

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Homeland Security investigates Leslie Jones website hack

Department of Homeland Security investigators said Thursday they are investigating the hack of Leslie Jones’ website that revealed several private details of the actress-comedian’s life. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, part of Homeland Security Investigations, said Thursday that its New York office is investigating the hack that exposed the driver’s license, passport and intimate photos…

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Toronto Men’s Fashion Week to debut new women’s showcase in 2017

A new Toronto fashion week is in the works. Less than two months after Toronto Fashion Week announced it was shutting down, word comes that a new showcase will debut next year. Organizers for Toronto Men’s Fashion Week announced Saturday that it would launch Toronto Women’s Fashion Week in February 2017, but revealed no other…

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Amber Heard to donate $7-million Depp divorce settlement to charity

Amber Heard said Thursday she is donating her entire $7 million divorce settlement from Johnny Depp to a pair of charities that will use the money to benefit women who have been abused and sick children. Heard writes in a statement released Thursday that the money will be split between the American Civil Liberties Union…

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Pretty and stylish? The correlation between good looks and dressing well

From the time she was a girl, Diana Vreeland knew she wasn’t pretty. People would fawn over her younger sister, Alexandra, the child with the violet eyes. Their mother, a noted beauty, was keenly aware of the difference between the two. “It’s too bad that you have such a beautiful sister and that you are…

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New Playboy Mansion owner closes deal for $100-million

The deal is done, and the Playboy Mansion has a new owner. Daren Metropoulos, who lives next door, said Tuesday that escrow has closed on his $100-million purchase of Hugh Hefner’s man cave. But the 33-year-old principal in investment firm Metropoulos & Co. won’t necessarily be moving in any time soon. Under terms of the…

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Amber Heard withdraws abuse allegations, settles divorce case with Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp and Amber Heard settled their contentious divorce on Tuesday and the actress withdrew her allegations that the actor had been physically abusive toward her one day before a restraining order hearing was scheduled to begin. “Our relationship was intensely passionate and at times volatile, but always bound by love,” a joint statement released…

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New Playboy Mansion owner closes deal for $100 million

The deal is done, and the Playboy Mansion has a new owner. Daren Metropoulos, who lives next door, said Tuesday that escrow has closed on his $100 million purchase of Hugh Hefner’s man cave. But the 33-year-old principal in investment firm Metropoulos & Co. won’t necessarily be moving in any time soon. Under terms of…

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Bieber’s Instagram deletion reflects social media’s harassment problem

The most famous Justin on Instagram is no longer named Bieber. The Canadian pop singer appears to have deleted his account following incidents of harassment and bickering with fans. Millions of Beliebers anticipating photos of his latest beach vacation, backstage guest or shopping trip are now warned “.” The Biebs didn’t just lock his account…

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How actress-turned-lifestyle guru Jessica Alba created a billion-dollar brand

Jessica Alba wasn’t content to rest on her acting-career laurels for long. In show business since the age of 13, the California-born beauty has been on a healthy-lifestyle mission since the birth of her first child in 2008. Three years later, she met Christopher Gavigan, author of Healthy Child, Healthy World: Creating a Greener, Cleaner,…

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