Pop Goes The News — Canadian hockey player Brooks Laich is engaged to dancer and actress Julianne Hough.

The 27-year-old bride-to-be shared the happy news Tuesday on social media.

Pop Goes The News — Nearly half of young adults in Britain do not consider themselves completely straight, according to the results of a survey published this week.

Asked to rate themselves on the Kinsey scale — from 0 for “completely heterosexual” to 6 for “completely homosexual” — 43 per cent of respondents aged 18 to 24 indicated somewhere between 1 and 5 and six per cent put themselves at 6.

Pop Goes The News — Filming of the U.S. television series Quantico is underway in Canada — and all eyes are on its Indian star.

Priyanka Chopra is a Bollywood superstar making her North American small screen debut in the ABC series about a group of recruits training at the FBI’s titular Virginia academy.

Pop Goes The News — Veteran entertainment reporter Rudy Blair was let go from Toronto’s 680 News on Thursday after more than two decades.

“We parted ways as of today,” Blair revealed in a Facebook post.

Pop Goes The News — To mark what would have been the 90th birthday of Canadian jazz great Oscar Peterson, eBay Canada is offering 25 of his prized possessions.

A portion of the proceeds from the online auction will benefit World Vision Canada.

Pop Goes The News — Donald Sutherland will be in Southern Ontario this fall to star in a movie based on a 2008 children’s book by Eckhart Tolle and Robert Friedman.

Sutherland will play Grandpa Howard in Milton’s Secret, which begins production in September.