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  • No change to Netflix's 13 Reasons Why plans amid sexual misconduct allegations against author Jay Asher

    February 14, 2018 3:53 PM 11

    Splits from Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators amid harassment complaints A planned second season of 13 Reasons Why on Netflix will be unaffected by the recent allegations of sexual misconduct against author Jay Asher. Netflix said in a statement on Tuesday that Asher was uninvolved in the new season, scheduled to air this year. The streaming

  • Bill Paxton's family sues surgeon, hospital for wrongful death

    February 14, 2018 3:00 AM 10

    Suit was filed last week against famed L.A. hospital Cedars-Sinai Medical Center The family of Bill Paxton has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against a Los Angeles hospital and the surgeon who performed the actor's heart surgery shortly before he died. The suit filed on Feb. 9 against Cedars-Sinai Medical Center alleges the surgeon used a "high risk and unconventional

  • Toronto's new property tax subclass is a limited gesture but a first step toward the city we want

    February 13, 2018 5:57 PM 8

    So it’s finally here, not exactly as hoped, ever so slightly diminished and on a short, one-year leash, but the city’s newly minted creative co-location property tax subclass is a landmark acknowledgement by our local government of what we’ve all watched helplessly for a decade or more: that the vast chasm that yawed open between what the market would

  • Pence ‘thinks Jesus tells him to say things,’ Omarosa says on Big Brother

    February 13, 2018 4:17 AM 8

    Former reality star turned White House aide turned reality star Omarosa is still going strong — and spilling tea — as a contestant on Celebrity Big Brother. On Monday night’s episode Omarosa, who previously declared on the show that she wouldn’t vote for Donald Trump again “in a million years,” said that a Mike Pence administration would actually be worse

  • Our Cartoon President’s efforts at satire Trumped by the venality of its subject

    February 12, 2018 3:17 PM 10

    Making the U.S. president look nasty and ridiculous is too easy — for one thing, Donald Trump got there first, writes Johanna Schneller. Donald Trump (voiced by Jeff Bergman) is nervous about delivering his first State of the Union address. To console himself, he slips a DVD labelled “Campaign 2016 Greatest Hits” into the player. He watches himself (the footage

  • Former Sex and the City star Kim Cattrall doesn’t want sympathy from Sarah Jessica Parker

    February 10, 2018 10:35 PM 11

    Cattrall lashed out on Instagram Saturday at her former Sex and the City co-star after Parker expressed her condolences over the death of Cattrall’s brother, Chris. NEW YORK—Kim Cattrall has a message for Sarah Jessica Parker: Spare me your sympathy. Cattrall lashed out Saturday at her former Sex and the City co-star after Parker expressed her condolences

  • Award-winning composer Johann Johannsson dead at 48

    February 10, 2018 7:07 PM 11

    Musician won Golden Globe for scoring The Theory of Everything The award-winning musician and film composer Johann Johannsson has died. His manager Tim Husom says Johannsson died Friday in Berlin at age 48. More details were not immediately available. Johannsson won a Golden Globe and received Grammy and Oscar nominations for his score for The Theory

  • Catastrophe star Rob Delaney's son dies of cancer at age 2

    February 10, 2018 4:34 PM 9

    Boy was diagnosed with a brain tumour in 2016, father says in Facebook post Catastrophe star and co-creator Rob Delaney says his infant son has died from cancer. He memorializes the boy as "smart, funny, and mischievous" in a Facebook post. Delaney says Henry Delaney was diagnosed with a brain tumour in 2016. After surgery to remove the tumour and treatment

  • Catastrophe star Rob Delaney’s son dies of cancer at age 2

    February 9, 2018 9:39 PM 9

    'His drive to live and to love and to connect was profound,' comedian and TV star says on Facebook. NEW YORK—Catastrophe star and co-creator Rob Delaney says his infant son has died from cancer. He memorializes the boy as “smart, funny, and mischievous” in a Facebook post. Though left with “significant physical disabilities,” Henry learned sign language

  • Guess Inc. forms committee to probe sexual misconduct allegations against co-founder

    February 9, 2018 9:25 PM 13

    Actress Kate Upton accused Paul Marciano of sexual misconduct on social media Guess Inc. says the board has formed a special committee comprised of two independent directors to oversee an ongoing probe into allegations of improper conduct by its co-founder Paul Marciano. The announcement Friday came about a week after celebrity and actress Kate Upton