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Pop Goes The News — Twisted Sister’s concert last month at Quebec’s Amnesia Rockfest is one the 80s rock band would like to forget.
In a blog post (Update: it was deleted shortly after this article was posted) on the group’s official website, a tour assistant known as Armadillo Terry slammed the music festival in Montebello, about an hour east of Ottawa. This year’s event ran from June 23 to 26.
Pop Goes The News — Canadian singer Matt Dusk became a first-time dad early Wednesday.
The 37-year-old and his longtime partner Julita Borko shared the happy news on Facebook.
Pop Goes The News — Singer Justin Bieber asked his millions of fans Wednesday to help him shut down a gossip website run by a fellow Canadian.
In an Instagram post, Bieber declared that HollywoodLife.com — by Toronto’s Bonnie Fuller — is “untruthful and hurtful” and urged his nearly 72 million followers to “spam them and petition to shut them down.”
Pop Goes The News — Production of a feature film about the life of Irish singer Joe Heaney is about to begin in Montreal.
Filming of Song of Granite recently wrapped in Heaney’s native Connemara on the west coast of Ireland.
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Pop Goes The News — The British Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that people in England and Wales should not be able to read about the sexual exploits of Elton John’s Canadian husband David Furnish.
In a four-to-one decision, the court said there was no public interest in naming John and Furnish — the latter identified only as PJS.
Pop Goes The News — Is Justin Bieber dealing with some private pain, going bonkers, or simply tiring of being one of the most famous people on the planet?
Whatever it is — and maybe it’s all of the above — it’s clear the 22-year-old Canadian pop star is going through something.