Pop Goes The News — Canadian comedian Mike Ward didn’t shy away Monday night from joking about a disabled teenager who’s seeking compensation for being the butt of his jokes.

Opening for Tom Green at the Salle André-Mathieu in Laval, Ward wasted little time addressing the controversy.

Pop Goes The News — Canadian pop star Justin Bieber appears on the cover of the March issue of GQ.

Inside the magazine, the Ontario-born singer also appears in several pages modelling clothing and showing off his upper body tattoos.

Pop Goes The News — Model Miles McMillan, the boyfriend of actor Zachary Quinto, lets it all hang out for a French fashion magazine.

McMillan, 25, was photographed by Jack Pierson for Purple.

Pop Goes The News — The former lead singer of a Canadian rock band attacked a veteran Canadian actress this week over their common name.

Maria Morales, known as Maria Del Mar in the ‘80s and ‘90s goth group National Velvet, called Maria Del Mar a “faker” and “imposter” in a bizarre rant on the latter’s Facebook page.

Pop Goes The News — Longtime Ottawa television news anchor Carol Anne Meehan is getting back into the reporting business — but this time she will be her own boss.

The former CTV Ottawa personality announced Thursday she is launching Carol Anne’s Local News Blog.

Pop Goes The News —Where do the charming chimpanzees and loveable orangutans seen in films and on television go after their short careers in front of cameras?

A few lucky ones end up retiring to the Center for Great Apes in Wauchula, southwest of Orlando, Florida.